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Ochlockonee River State Park

 Activities at Ochlockonee River State Park

Bicycling

Bicycling

Bike areas are provided.

Boat Ramp

Boat Ramp

A boat ramp is available. $4.00 Boat Launch Fee.

Boating

Boating

Boating is available.

Campfire Circles

Campfire Circles

Join our camping community around the fire circle.

Camping, Full Facility

Camping, Full Facility

This 543-acre park has 30 campsites nestled in the shady, wooded forest, with electric and water hookups available. The peaceful and quiet atmosphere of this park makes every visit tranquil and relaxing. A youth campsite is situated on the Dead River for youth organizations to use. Nature trails run along the river and wind through picturesque pine flatwoods. Ranger-guided walks and campfire programs are offered upon request. 

One campsite is available for hammock camping in the campground (site #14) it can be reserved through Reserve America www.reserveamerica.com it has one 3-hammock hammock hanging structure on it. It is the only hammock accessible campsite in our campground due to the live oak canopy.

Three 3-hammock hammock hanging structures are also available in the youth camping area and can be reserved by calling the park office.

Maximum RV length = 40 ft.

Reservations: Reservations may be made up to 11 months in advance through ReserveAmerica. Book Online or call (800) 326-3521 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.) or TDD (888) 433-0287.

Camping, Youth

Camping, Youth

The youth group camping site accommodates up to 60 people. Amenities include cold water shower, portable toilet and a fire ring with benches. Call the park for reservations at (850) 962-2771.

Three 3-hammock hammock hanging structures are also available in the youth camping area.

Canoeing & Kayaking

Canoeing & Kayaking

Paddling opportunities are numerous along the many scenic tidal creeks around the park and two trail maps are available in the additional information section of this website and at the park entrance station. One is for the 7.5-mile Bear Creek Loop and the other is for the 7.5-mile Dead River Sopchoppy Loop. Difficulty varies depending on winds and tides. Kayak rentals are available at the park (inquire at the gate).

Fishing

Fishing

The park is considered an excellent location for both canoeing and fishing. Both fresh and saltwater species may be caught, including largemouth bass, bream, catfish and speckled perch in the fresh waters. Redfish and speckled trout are common in the brackish water. A Florida freshwater or saltwater fishing license may be required . 

Hiking/Nature Trail

Hiking/Nature Trail

Nature trails are located along the river and throughout the pine forest. During summer months, ranger-guided walks and campfire programs are provided.

Picnicking

Picnicking

Picnic tables are available. Consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited

Showers, Day Visitors

Showers, Day Visitors

Public showers are provided.

Swimming

Swimming

Swimming is available in designated areas.

Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife viewing is possible at this park.