Green Wave Forum

Blackwater River Report
(Kennedy Bridge to Peadon bridg)


View: More Blackwater River reports, Northwest FL Locations 

Report By:  russthemuss1    Date: 5/30/2015 
Rating:Trip Rating     Photos: None     Map & Directions: View


Update blockage but good trip

My Report:

So there has not been an update about this place is some time. So, I loaded up the wife and kids (3years and 8 years of age) and went exploring. Completely beautiful run for about 5 miles lol. At the 5 mile there is a very tight spot that takes some quick maneuvering but passable. a little further down, there is a complete river blockage. took my breath away knowing I have young ones in tow. so we pulled over and I scouted it out. the blockage goes for about 100 feet. with NO WAY over it. Luckily there was a path cut to the right that went completely around it. it was large enough for my 14.5 canoe carried by 2 people. the kids seemed to get a kick out of watching me sweat for a bit. But, we got back on the move again. The river was high and the current moved us along to the point were very little paddling was needed. Over all a good trip

Get Map & Directions for this trip


Location Data:

Difficulty: Moderate
Location Type: River
Boat Type: Canoe
Distance (miles): 5.5
Fees/Costs $: 0


Special Interests and Comments:

Special InterestsBe able to carry your gear



Post Date: 5/31/2015

Go to russthemuss1's Trip JournalMore Trips and Comments on Blackwater River
More Northwest FL LocationsView Regions

Notice: Reported conditions may change and there may be errors in this text. Green Wave Forum and author(s) of individual reports shall not be held liable for any omissions and inaccuracies contained herein. Readers are cautioned to supplement reports with other sources of information when planning a trip.