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Lake Kissimmee State Park

 About Lake Kissimmee State Park

Deer laying in the woods. Photo by Karen McCroan.


Andy Noland

The Cow Camp at Lake Kissimmee is now OPEN for the winter. The Cow Camp's operating hours are 9:30AM to 4:30PM Saturdays and Sundays beginning October 1st through May 1st. The Cow Camp will also be open on major holidays with the exception of Christmas. Special requests for Cow Camps may be granted to groups of 15 or more persons by calling the Ranger Station at: (863) 696-1112

 Bring the whole family out to spend a day exploring Lake Kissimmee! With 13 miles of hiking and equestrian trails, a boat launch leading out to Lake Kissimmee (Florida's third largest lake), shaded picnic areas, a playground, excellent wildlife viewing, and camping; Lake Kissimmee State Park offers something for everyone. Remember to bring plenty of water, sunscreen and insect repellent with you! The park now has horse shoe pits and a volley ball court!

Lake Kissimmee State Park now has a camp store located at the marina: 

Camp Store Hours November 1,2014 - April 30,2015 OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK

Open Monday  - Thursday  8:00AM - 5:00 PM

Friday 8:00AM-6:00PM

Saturday and Sunday 9:00AM- 5:00PM


Single Kayak and Paddle boat: 2 hours - $15.00, 4 hours - $25.00, 8 hours - $35.00.

Double Kayak and Canoe: 2 hour - $25.00, 4 hour - $35.00, 8 hour - $45.00.

Camp store Phone 863- 696-4888


Segway tours of Lake Kissimmee State Park are now offered through Back Trail Adventures of Florida. Tours are operated Thursday - Sunday between the hours of 8:30A.M. and 3:30 P.M. Reservations are not required but strongly encouraged. For more information please call 863-514-3474 or visit


 This time of year is the busy seasons for Lake Kissimmee State Park so if you are interested in camping, please make sure to get your reservations in early! For regular campsites, please call Reserve America at: 1-800-326-3521. If you are interested in reserving the Youth Camp, Primitive Campsites, or a pavilion, please call the Ranger Station at: 863-696-1112.







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Lake Kissimmee State Park is located off S.R. 60, 15 miles east of Lake Wales.

From SR 60:
Turn North (left Eastbound, right Westbound) onto Boy Scout Road/Barney Keen Road
Turn Right onto Camp Mack Road
Park will be on right after approx. 5 miles

From US 27:
Turn East (left Southbound, right Northbound) onto Chalet Suzanne Road
Go straight at stoplight, road changes name to Mammoth Grove Road
Turn left onto Masterpiece Gardens Road
Turn left onto Camp Mack Road
Park will be on right after approx. 9 miles


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  • Backtrail Adventures of Florida - Approximately 90 minute Segway tours, which includes 30 minutes of safety training and operation. Learn about the land and rich history of the park while having great fun on a Segway.
    Contact Jeff Futch, (863) 324-0777