Saturday, April 15, 2017

13 AWESOME INCREDIBLE FLORIDA CAMPGROUNDS YOU NEED TO TRY

Hello all,

Who wants to go camping?! Now that the weather and humidity are cooler, there is no better time than the present to go camping before the heat of summer sneaks up on us.  Who doesn't love being one with nature and enjoying the outdoors? But camping can get downright expensive. I found some awesome  cheap or free campsites in Florida that won't break your budget. Enjoy:

1. Flying A Myakka SF -  A  $10.00 pass or permit is all that's required to camp here. There are 16-29 campsites available. There is wildlife viewing, picnic tables, restrooms, a fire ring, and a grill. These are primitive campsites and water is not provided. You can get a permit at the ranger station or at campsite #6. It is located at 2000 S. River Rd. , North Port. Fla 34223.  (941)460-1333.



13 AWESOME INCREDIBLE  FLORIDA CAMPGROUNDS YOU NEED TO TRY - FLYING A MYAKKA SF



2. Wood Lake Hunt Camp -  This is a free, first come first served campground.  You can stay up to 14 days here, except during gun season when it's used as a hunting camp. It is primitive camping with restrooms, picnic tables, and a boat ramp. It sits on the Ochlockonee River. It's located in Sopchoppy, Fla., (850) 643-2282.


13 AWESOME INCREDIBLE  FLORIDA CAMPGROUNDS YOU NEED TO TRY - WOOD LAKE HUNT CAMP



3. Babcock Webb  WMA - The camping is free here but there is $3 cost for a day use permit. Camping is only permitted on the weekends and in the designated camping areas. They have a boat ramp, a fire ring, and picnic tables. This one is near water. The address is 29201 Green Gulf Blvd., Punta Gorda, Fla. 850-4884676.



13 AWESOME INCREDIBLE  FLORIDA CAMPGROUNDS YOU NEED TO TRY - BABCOCK WEBB WMA



4. Fore Lake Campground - This is a pay campground at $12 a night. It has 30 campsites and each has a picnic table, grill, and lantern pole. It has a shower house and restrooms. It boasts a beautiful beach for swimming and has a fishing pier. There is a camp host on site and gates are open till 8 pm. If you get here after late, you can call (352)652-6312 for a gate code. It is located on SR 314, Silver Springs, Fla. (352)236-0288.



13 AWESOME INCREDIBLE  FLORIDA CAMPGROUNDS YOU NEED TO TRY - FORE LAKE CAMPGROUND



5. Matanzas State Forest Primitive Camp - This is a pay campground at $10 a night. It is open year round, but only has 5 campsites available. It has a grill, picnic tables, a fire ring, bathrooms and is near the water. You need to contact the Florida Forest Service at 386-585-6150 before 7 pm for the combination for the gate lock and a permit. The address is Double Gate Rd. at US 1 South,  St. Augustine, Fla. (386)446-6786.



13 AWESOME INCREDIBLE  FLORIDA CAMPGROUNDS YOU NEED TO TRY - MATANZAS STATE FOREST




6. JB Starkey Wilderness Park - There are 16 tent camping sites. They have restrooms with showers and a small shelter, a fire ring, grills and drinking water.  Primitive camping is $5.00, regular tent camping is $10 nightly. Reservations are required. There are about 15 tent campsites. It is located at 10500 Wilderness Park Blvd. , New Port Richey, Fla. (727)834-3247.




13 AWESOME INCREDIBLE  FLORIDA CAMPGROUNDS YOU NEED TO TRY - JB STARKEY PARK



Now these next few campgrounds  cost a bit more. But they are considered well worth the money. Take a look:


7. Fort Wilderness Campground - 4510 Fort Wilderness Trail, Orlando. I am dying to go to this one! It has dinner shows, character sing-a-longs, movies, hayrides, carriage rides, horseback riding, and fireworks on 750 acres of pine and cypress forests. It has exactly what you'd expect from a Disney campground, including the high price. For a family of four for a weeks stay at a preferred campsite it's $534.00, less if you have your own RV.


13 AWESOME INCREDIBLE  FLORIDA CAMPGROUNDS YOU NEED TO TRY- Fort Wilderness



8. Florida Caverns State Park -3345 Caverns Road, Marianna. This park is home to the only open air caves in Florida. It costs $5 per vehicle, and only $20 for overnight camping. It also has hiking, biking, boating and fishing. Cave tours are extra. It also features a nine hole golf course.


13 AWESOME INCREDIBLE  FLORIDA CAMPGROUNDS YOU NEED TO TRY- Florida Caverns State Park



9. Silver River State Park - 1425 NE 58th Avenue, Ocala. This park is the home of the glass bottomed boat tours. If you camp on the weekends, you can also enjoy their pioneer cracker village, and their Silver River Museum. It's crystal clear water is great for canoeing. It has a full facility campground and 10 luxury cabins. Camping is $24.00 a night.


13 AWESOME INCREDIBLE  FLORIDA CAMPGROUNDS YOU NEED TO TRY-Silver River State Park




10. Bahia Honda State Park - 36850 Overseas Hwy., Big Pine Key. This state park is known for its beaches, sunsets and snorkeling. you can also swim, fish, kayak, and boat. It also has a nature center and a full facility campground and cabins. Campsites are $36.00, cabins are $120-160.


13 AWESOME INCREDIBLE  FLORIDA CAMPGROUNDS YOU NEED TO TRY- Bahia Honda State Park




11. Fort Clinch State Park - 2601 Atlantic Avenue, Fernandina Beach. This park sits on 1400 acres on Amelia Island. It has a fishing pier, swimming. Shelling and shark tooth hunting are popular. You can also visit the historic Fort Clinch where they have re-enactments from the Civil War. The fort is open everyday, and costs $2.00. The park has 69 campsites at $26.00 a night.



13 AWESOME INCREDIBLE  FLORIDA CAMPGROUNDS YOU NEED TO TRY- Fort Clinch State Park



12. Fort DeSoto State Park - 3500 pinellas Bayway, S. Tierra Verde. This park has a 238 site full service campground . The campground has grills, electricity, washer and dryers, restrooms, showers,play area and a camp store. The park has a 7 mile waterfront that has fishing piers, hiking trails, canoe trails and swimming. Camping starts at $30.00.



13 AWESOME INCREDIBLE  FLORIDA CAMPGROUNDS YOU NEED TO TRY-Fort DeSoto State Park



13. Myakka River State Park - 13208 State rd. 72, Sarasota. This park has a natural wetlands area, a canopy walkway, and a tram safari. It sits on 58 acres and features swimming, fishing, canoeing and boating. The park has 82 campsites for tents that start at $26.00. Cabins start at $70.00


13 AWESOME INCREDIBLE  FLORIDA CAMPGROUNDS YOU NEED TO TRY- Myakka River State Park


45 comments:

  1. All of these campgrounds in Florida look wonderful. Unfortunately we won't be anywhere close to Florida this year

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  2. These look like great options! I'm hoping to be a full time RVer in a few years, so I'll be looking for good camp locations! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. these look great, al the campgrounds in Florida are nice. I grew in South Florida and theres a lot to do. The cool thing is that there are from beach to the everglades.

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  4. These all look fabulous. I haven't been camping in ages. I might have to start with my family.

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  5. These look like great ones and I like that you included a range of types and prices. I haven't been camping in ages, but have been wanting to take my kids for a while now. Maybe I can plan a trip to one of these soon.

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  6. I can't remember the last time I went camping, but it seems like camping in Florida is fun!

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  7. These look stunning! I especially like the sound of the Fort Wilderness Campground. This has definitely inspired me to go camping again!

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  8. I've never been or wanted to go camping and with my limited knowledge, it looks like this is a good assortment of camp sites.

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  9. Camping is great fun and loving the looks of these campsites in Florida.

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  10. I have never been camping yet but heard so many cool stories about it and live the idea. Maybe one day!

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  11. Surprised to find so many inland campgrounds, and a little disappointed that so few of these aren't at the beach. One near Key West (5 hr drive from Orlando) and the other an hour north of Jacksonville ... boo

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  12. An interesting post. I found it informative.

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  13. That seems so fun and affordable! I romantic getaway under the stars or taking the family to see the caves, then barbecuing and hiking for a few days! So much fun!! Definitely consider this one! Tfs!

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  14. Fun! Sometimes, travelling and visiting places like campgrounds and parks can be relaxing. I feel like planning to that as well.

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  15. Wow, that's really a list of awesome places to camp for! I would love to first experience the Caverns State Park.

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  16. We're going camping in July and I can't wait, thank you for all the great reccomendations!

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  17. These look like awesome options! I do love camping with the kids!

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  18. this is awesome keep posting more! good work I actually think you are very good in writing your thoughts and I learned a lot from you :D love the pics btw :D

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  19. These all look so amazing. I can't wait to travel to Florida and check these out.

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  20. Great list! I would love to take my kids to FL! So many interesting places!

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  21. Some many places to camp in Florida. I have made a list of my favourites! Thanks

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  22. This is really an awesome list. Too bad I have a bad morning sickness because of my pregnancy, I would love to go here with my hubby.

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  23. Fort Wilderness and the Caverns look spectacular. I will have to add these to my bucket list when I make it out to Florida with my daughter.

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  24. These are some really amazing campgrounds I would love to visit. We love camping but we have not went in so long. This year I would love to visit a few of these especially Fort Wilderness Campground. Thanks for sharing the information.

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  25. Wow, all these places are amazing! Definitely a great selection!

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  26. Wow those are beautiful places. A friend of mine has been to few of those places before because they camp a lot. Definitely sharing this .

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  27. I haven't been to Florida but someday, I will be. A friend of mind keeps inviting me to visit them there.

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  28. Never been to Florida myself but would love to. Think it would be awesome with so many kids to do a camp ground as it would probably save us big time! - Jeanine

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  29. I have never tried camping in Florida before. I wasn't aware that there are many campsites available! I'd love to take the kids here!

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  30. I've been to Florida few times but I've never actually tried camping. Next time I'm there I will defiantly consider it!

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  31. These campgrounds looks absolutely amazing! What a great way to spend time with family and with nature. I've been to Florida but haven't experience the campgrounds yet!

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  32. FLorida is my most favorite place in the world. This time of year is perfect too, for camping. Not too hot!

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  33. I've never been to a campground in Florida, but would love to do it!

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  34. Camping for me is the most enjoyable outdoor activity more than ever if you're out there with friends. It's absolutely fun!

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  35. Would love to visit Florida one day. If I will do that I will check some of those CAMPGROUNDS

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  36. I love to hangout around the beaches when I go camping. Fort desoso seems like a very tranquil and quiet place to camp. Thanks for sharing the great list.

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  37. What an awesome post topic idea! I think i am gonna steal the idea but do best campgrounds in missouri, where i reside. Thanks! <3

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  38. These all look very nice! I prefer hotels tho. :)

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  39. All of these are so incredible. Just perfect for an outdoor activity!!

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  40. These sites sound great. I really want to go camping this summer with the family. We have bought a tent and sleeping bags! Exciting!

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  41. We love camping! Having a great campground makes it that much more special. If I were in Florida, I think I would definitely have to check out the caverns. Absolutely beautiful!

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  42. Omg my wife and I go to florida every summer to treasure island (by tampa). I will have to try some of these campgrounds out. Thank you!

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  43. These are all so affordable! When I think Florida, I don't think about camping, but what a great idea. A family vacation to Florida may not be as pricey as I imagined. Thanks!

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  44. Camping is a great outdoor activity, being closer to nature is amazing. Great to know Florida has a lot of places for camping, enough choices for those who loves to stay outdoors to relax or to have fun.

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  45. Florida looks like a nice place, but unfortunately when I hear of this country what I remember is the 10 year old boy with Autism who got arrested at school.

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