Florida is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, and our campgrounds offer a fantastic way to experience the state’s natural beauty.
State Park Campgrounds
Florida’s state park system manages numerous campgrounds throughout the state. These campgrounds often provide a range of amenities, including picnic tables, fire rings, restrooms, showers, and sometimes electric or water hookups. Some popular state park campgrounds include Fort De Soto Park near St. Petersburg, Grayton Beach State Park in the Panhandle, and Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area in Flagler Beach.
National Park and Forest Campgrounds
Florida is home to 3 national parks and 3 national forests that offer camping opportunities. For example, the Everglades National Park has several campgrounds, including Long Pine Key Campground and Flamingo Campground. The Ocala National Forest also provides various campgrounds, such as Juniper Springs Campground and Alexander Springs Recreation Area.
Florida has numerous RV parks that cater specifically to recreational vehicle enthusiasts. These parks often offer full hookups, including electricity, water, and sewage connections. Many RV parks also provide amenities like swimming pools, laundry facilities, and Wi-Fi. Some popular RV parks in Florida include Fiesta Key RV Resort in the Florida Keys, Red Coconut RV Park in Fort Myers Beach, and Bluewater Key RV Resort in Key West.
Florida’s coastline is dotted with campgrounds that offer direct access to the beach. These campgrounds are ideal for those who enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and beach activities. Examples include Anastasia State Park in St. Augustine, Bahia Honda State Park in the Florida Keys, and Henderson Beach State Park in Destin.
Primitive and Wilderness Camping
For those seeking a more rustic experience, there are plenty of opportunities for primitive and wilderness camping. Areas like Big Cypress National Preserve and the Apalachicola National Forest offer dispersed camping options where visitors can set up camp in undeveloped areas.
Amenities and Reservations
Campground amenities can vary and change so check the individual campground websites or contact park authorities for specific details. Many campgrounds allow reservations, and Florida Campgrounds can book up many months in advance, particularly during peak seasons, so plan early and reserve your spot!