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#33 of 179 state parks in Florida

Best trails in Blackwater River State Park

143 Reviews
Explore the most popular trails in Blackwater River State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Blackwater River State Park offers opportunities for a variety of outdoor activities and it's a favorite destination for canoeists and kayakers. Visitors can also enjoy swimming, fishing, camping, and paddling. There are aso many beautiful trails through the more than 600 acres of undisturbed natural communities.

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Map of trails in Blackwater River State Park
Park information
Acreage:
600 acres
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Contact
(850) 983-5363
Helpful links
Top trails (4)
#1 - Juniper Creek Trail via South Trailhead
Blackwater River State Park
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 2 h 49 m
As of June 2020, this trail is closed for logging. The Juniper Creek Trail is the third segment of the Blackwater State Forest's extension of the Florida Natural Scenic Trail. The southern terminus oShow more
#2 - Blackwater River Loop Trail
Blackwater River State Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 35 m
Blackwater River Loop Trail is a 1.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Milton, Florida that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity opShow more
#3 - Karick Lake South Campground
Blackwater River State Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 35 m
Karick Lake South Campground is a 3.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Baker, Florida that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, runnShow more
#4 - Blackwater Park to Alligator Creek
Blackwater River State Park
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 2 h 49 m
Blackwater Park to Alligator Creek is a 6.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Milton, Florida that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used Show more