Whiting Park Outdoor Recreation Facility

Whiting Park Outdoor Recreation Facility is a "one of a kind" Navy recreation facility, located on the beautiful Black Water River, just east of downtown Milton, Florida. There is something for the whole family, including boat rental, sand volleyball courts, basketball, horseshoes, corn hole, and a wading area and playground for the kids. 

See our Price List is in the "Downloads" section.

Watercraft: The park's boat rental fleet includes a bass boat, Jon boats, Skiffs, and pontoon party boats as well as canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, and paddleboats.  **Boater's Safety Course required for anything over 10 horsepower if you were born after Jan. 1, 1988. This course is available online at http://www.boatus.org/.

Fuel: Whiting Park offers non-ethanol fuel for purchase to authorized patrons; however, mechanical services and boat parts are not available. 

Off-site rentals: Canoes, kayaks, and jon boats are available for off-premises or on the river.  Boating and skiing accessories are also available for rent.

Pavilion Rentals: Five pavilions are available for rental and reservations are required. Patrons must come in person to reserve pavilions up to 90 days in advance. All groups must either be sponsored by authorized patrons or have written approval from the Commanding Officer, NAS Whiting Field or his designated representative. 

  • For events, (pavilion rentals) sponsored by authorized patrons, guest list must be submitted to MWR no less than 5 days prior to the event.

  • Non-federal organizations, (NFE’s): Any non-DoD organization, (civic, private, religious, corporate, local government etc…) with or without an authorized sponsor must have approval from the NASWF Commanding Officer prior to requesting a reservation. All requests must be sent to the Commanding Officer via the MWR Director.

Canoe Trips: Whiting Park does not offer drop-off canoe services, but many local businesses do!

Adventures Unlimited

Blackwater Canoe Rentals

Bob's Canoes


Camper Rentals: 13’ and 16’ campers are available for rent. Personnel may reserve campers up to 30 days in advance by calling during Park operating hours. Camper rentals are limited to Active Duty, Retirees and DoD Civilians age 21 and over and must provide proof that their personal automobile liability insurance will cover any damages during the rental period.

Camplite 13 foot and 16 foot information sheet is in our "Downloads" section.


Here's a link for more information about our: Camplite Ultra Lightweight All Aluminum Travel Trailers

*Click here for details about GoWifi.*

GoWifi is available in the following locations:

  • Bowling Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Liberty Center
  • Tower Café
  • Ace’s Pub
  • South Field Snack Bar
  • Atrium
  • Sikes Hall
  • Clear Creek R.V.Park
  • Whiting Park


Monday, May 1, 2017


Summer Hours begin at Whiting Park

Whiting Park Outdoor Recreation Facility

Tuesday, July 4, 2017


Boat Run at Whiting Park

Whiting Park Outdoor Recreation Facility

Saturday, September 16, 2017


Cardboard Regatta

Whiting Park Outdoor Recreation Facility