Blackwater River State Park

A favorite destination for canoeists and kayakers, Blackwater River State Park offers opportunities for a variety of outdoor activities. The river is one of the purest sand-bottom rivers in the nation, making this park a popular place for swimming, fishing, camping, and paddling. Shaded campsites are just a short walk from the river and a picnic pavilion overlooks the river. Canoe, Tube, and Kayak rentals are available from area outfitters. Nature enthusiasts will enjoy strolling along trails through the more than 600 acres of undisturbed natural communities. In 1980 the park was certified as a Registered State Natural Feature for its exceptional illustration of Florida's natural history. One of the largest and oldest Atlantic white cedars stands among the many that line the river and, in 1982, it was recognized as a Florida Champion tree. The park offers two nature trails, picnic areas and 30 campsites. Campsite amenities include water, electricity (20/30/50 amp), on-site sewer and a bathhouse.

Amenities

Activities

Bicycling, Birding, Canoeing, Hiking, Tubing, Water Recreation

Amenities

Campfires Permitted, Dump Station, Elec. 30 Amp, Elec. 50 Amp, Full Hookups, Grills, Grills, Number of Sites: 30, Picnic Area, Picnic Area, Playground, Playground, Showers

Camping Type

RV Sites, Tent Sites

Disabled Traveler Information

ADA Bathhouses, ADA Compliant, Braille Signage, Disability Accessible, Handicapped Parking, Raised Grills, Wheelchair-friendly

Fishing Type

Freshwater Fishing