Own or manage this property? Blackwater River State Forest is the largest state forest in Florida, with over 210,000 acres of woodlands, lakes, and streams that has outstanding forest and water resources. Recreational activities featured here are: fishing, hiking, mountain biking (6-mile trail), canoeing, picnicking, bird watching, wildlife viewing and photography. 11650 Munson Hwy Blackwater State Forest, Milton, FL 32570-9332. My site (#8) had an AWESOME view of the lake! 11650 Munson Hwy Blackwater State Forest, Milton, FL 32570-9332. for 4.9 miles to US-90 E (Caroline St.) and turn right. Nice little park. State Forest do not process any credit card refunds. #5 of 10 Specialty Lodging in Milton. Save. Fish WERE caught! Hotels near Adventures Unlimited Outdoor Center. Who Knew?? After 2.1 miles on FL- 4 E look for the Bear Lake sign and turn left. From I-10 take exit 22 for FL-281 N toward Milton/Gulf Breeze. Ok, her comes the NEGATIVES (why I did not give it a 5th star) #1 WHY ? Share. Otherwise- this is a beautiful camping location to take the fishing poles & the canoe/kayak out! Check Out — / — / —. Expect a few muddy spots, but most of the worst ones have been boardwalked. There are two cool trails to hike at varies time commitments. Bear Lake in Munson is rated 5.2 of 10 at Campground Reviews. This campground is located next to Bear Lake (107 acres) and has the following facilities: campsites with electric and water (potable), campsites with water (potable) only, dump station, a group dining hall with kitchen available by reservation only and restrooms with showers, boat ramp (electric motors only) and fishing pier. Safe too. Is this your business? Blackwater Canoe Rental, Bob's Canoes, Adventures Unlimited, Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, Air Force Armament Museum, Okaloosa Island Pier, National Naval Aviation Museum, Navarre Beach, Pensacola Beach, Gulf of Mexico. Bear Lake is a jewel outside of Milton, Fl. would you put the electricity box & the water connection on the opposite side of the rig???!!! The campsites are clean and shady. Bathrooms with showers are available. Maybe next time. Description. The dining hall pavilion use is by reservation only. Bear Lake Campground Blackwater River State Forest, Florida - Camping & Campgrounds. I would have had to park FACING BACKWARDS from the lake if I wanted to connect my water/electric on my rig! Bear Lake Campground. I went there with the Harley Owners Group for a chapter picnic on my Harley. Perfect place to get away from it all. Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, Air Force Bear Lake has electric and non-electric sites available for recreational vehicles or tents. Nearby attractions include Krul Recreation Area (1.8 km). This campground is located next to Bear Lake (107 acres) and has the following facilities: campsites with. The dining hall pavilion use is by reservation only. The Bear Lake Campground is located within the Bear Lake Recreation Area, in the Blackwater River State Forest (Santa Rosa County), about 1-hour northeast of Pensacola, FL. We have been to Bear lake,on a couple of occasions for day trips,and always found it to be peaceful,and beautiful.We decided to go for a four day camping trip with our motor home.They have many great waterfront sites capable of holding most motor homes.There are also several pull thru sites,which also have a great view of the lake.Sites have electric and water hook ups.The rest room and shower facilities are old but clean,and from what I 've been told there are plans to put in new and more modern facilities.The fishing I'm told is good,and there are three trails,a 4 mile around the lake trail,the sweetwater trail to Krull lake about 2 miles.,and a 6 mile around the lake bike trail.All are well marked and kept.Bear lake allows boats with electric motors,and there are canoes to. Save. Get outdoors and explore the recreational opportunities at Blackwater River State Forest; for further information please Click Here.