Blackwater River State Park RV & Campground Guide


Located in Florida about 11 miles from Holt, 15 miles from downtown Milton, and 23 miles west of Crestview, Blackwater River State Park is the ideal place for any outdoor enthusiast. Regardless of its name, the river is typically transparent golden-brown against the white sandbars. The trails are lined with dogwood trees and run along the creeks. Hiking in these areas, you can spot wildlife like wild turkey, a variety of bird species, and white-tailed deer. When you visit this state park, you'll enjoy the mild temperatures.

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Spring 50-85 F
Summer 70-91 F
Fall 49-88 F
Winter 41-66 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Blackwater River State Park

Blackwater River State Park and the surrounding areas offer plenty of camping alternatives for both tents and RVs. If you decide to stay in a comfy and luxurious RV, consider renting one from RVshare.com where you can pick from top-quality motorhomes, fifth-wheels, travel trailers, and more. All rentals come with 24/7 roadside assistance, nationwide insurance, and a dedicated team member ready to assist in your RV needs. Though there are options to camp at Blackwater River State Park, it fills up in no time, so here are some other camping options nearby.

Rivers Edge

Conveniently accessible from Interstate 10 and Highway 90, Rivers Edge is big rig-friendly, lodging the largest rig and trailer combination without unhooking the hitch. All camping sites have a picnic table and a fire ring. Wood, ice, and RV supplies are sold at the convenience store located on-site. There are hiking trails, picnic areas with pavilions, and a boat ramp. They offer military and Good Sam discounts.

• Water hookup: Yes • Electrical hookup: Yes • Sewer hookup: Yes • Wi-Fi: Yes • Pet-friendly: Yes • Other amenities: Dump station, recreational hall, outdoor games, on-site convenience store, and RV storage

Eagle’s Landing RV Park

Eagle’s Landing RV Park has 60 pull-through sites that accommodate 100-foot-long RVs. The campground's nightly rate is $40. If you are a member of the U.S. military, a first responder, or in law enforcement, then your nightly rate is only $37. Restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and several grocery stores are only a 10-minute drive away.

• Water hookup: Yes • Electrical hookup: Yes • Sewer hookup: Yes • Wi-Fi: Yes • Pet-friendly: Yes • Other amenities: Restrooms, showers, laundry facility, and clubhouse

Blackwater Joe’s Campground

Rent canoes and camp at Blackwater Joe’s Campground. They accommodate large and small RVs, class A motorhomes, pop-ups, and tents. The nightly rate runs $40 for up to four people and $5 extra per person beyond that. Outside of watersports, there are nature trails available for exploring.

• Water hookup: Yes • Electrical hookup: Yes • Sewer hookup: Yes • Wi-Fi: Yes • Pet-friendly: Yes • Other amenities: Restrooms and showers

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What to Do at
Blackwater River State Park

Inside Blackwater River State Park

Picnicking, kayaking, and canoeing are popular activities inside of Blackwater River State Park. Anglers enjoy fishing in the many ox-bow lakes located in the park. To increase your chances of catching catfish, largemouth bass, or panfish, cast your line where there are no swimmers. Several shared hiking and biking trails take you through the natural habitat.

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How to Get to
Blackwater River State Park

From downtown Milton, head south on Alabama Street toward Dixon Street, and then, turn left onto Berryhill Road. Travel a short distance and turn right onto Willing Street. Go a few feet to merge onto U.S. Highway 90 East. Follow the signs to the park.

Entering Blackwater River State Park

Blackwater River State Park opens daily from 8 a.m. to sundown, 365 days a year.

Blackwater River State Park Per vehicle (1-8 adults) : $4.0

Blackwater River State Park Per vehicle (1-8 adults) : $2.0

Blackwater River State Park Economically Disadvantaged Admission for holders of an active Florida EBT Card : $2.0

Blackwater River State Park Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass : $2.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Blackwater River State Park

Are there designated RV camping spots in Blackwater River State Park?

The campground at Blackwater River State Park features 30 designated RV camping spots. All of these campsites come with full hookups, including 20, 30, and 50-amp electricity. The sites can accommodate RVs up to 45 feet in length.

What is the climate of Blackwater River State Park?

Blackwater River State Park has a very warm and humid climate throughout the year. The summer temperatures can regularly reach 90 degrees, and the winters range from 40 to 65. There's also quite a bit of rainfall during summer.

What is the best time of year to visit Blackwater River State Park?

For the most pleasant experience, the best times to visit the park are spring and autumn. The summers tend to be scorching hot. The spring and fall will provide milder weather for recreational activities.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Blackwater River State Park?

While exploring Blackwater River State Park trails, you'll have a great chance to spot wildlife like gopher tortoises, great blue herons, wild turkeys, white-tailed deer, opossums, and many other species.

Are pets allowed at Blackwater River State Park?

Pets are permitted on the trails and at the campground at Blackwater River State Park. However, they must be kept on leashes of no more than six feet when outside your vehicle and must not be left unattended.