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Early morning at campsite with an RV and Oak Tree

Camping

Boat docked at Caladesi Island SP

BOAT CAMPING

Five state parks provide boat slips with water and electricity. Boaters have access to the state park's restrooms, showers, pump-outs and other amenities. Boaters can also anchor overnight in Biscayne Bay at Bill Baggs Cape Florida and in Largo Sound at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Parks.

A woman leads her horse around Rock Springs Run State Park.

EQUESTRIAN CAMPING

Equestrian camping is available at several state parks. Amenities vary by park and range from ride-in primitive to areas suitable for rigs. Some equestrian campsites include paddock or stable facilities and restroom with showers. Call the individual park for details and reservations.

RV and truck at a campsite at Topsail Hill SP

FULL-FACILITY CAMPING

Florida's state parks offer more than 50 family campgrounds throughout the state. Full-facility campsites for tent campers and RVers include water, electricity, a grill and picnic table, along with centralized showers, restrooms and dump station. Maximum RV lengths vary by park. Visit Make A Reservation or Reservation Information to find out more about camping reservations.

Group of tents set up at a group camp

GROUP CAMPING

Adult group camping, as well as group facilities camping for adults and youth is available at select state parks.

Adult group camping is an organized group of six or more people camping together, sponsored by, affiliated with and/or members of a recognized, registered, non-profit organization. They may or may not be members of an association, but are under the sponsorship of a recognized community organization, such as a church, benevolent or civic service club. Capacity and amenities vary by park, but most accommodate at least 20 and provide picnic tables and a ground fire ring. Priority at these sites is given to youth camping groups. Fees vary from $1 to $5 per person, per night and reservations must be made directly with the individual park.

Three parks offer group facilities camping, Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, O’Leno State Park and Wekiwa Springs State Park. Group facilities camping areas consist of permanent facilities, and may include cabins, kitchens and dining halls, etc. Each group facilities camping area may offer different amenities. Fees range from $150 to $500 per night; an additional per person fee of $5, per night may apply. Reservations must be made directly with the individual park.

Two tents on the beach at Anclote Key SP

PRIMITIVE CAMPING

Many state parks provide primitive campsites for those who enjoy secluded areas. These areas are not a part of the family campgrounds and are available to individuals who want to carry their camping gear, sometimes miles, to the campsite. Amenities and accessibility vary, these sites usually have no electric power, and may or may not have potable water or convenient bathroom facilities. The fee for primitive camping is $5 per person, per night. Call the individual park for reservations.

Youth camp at Hugh Taylor Birch

YOUTH CAMPING

Youth camping is available for organized youth groups. An organized group is six or more people camping together, sponsored by, affiliated with and/or members of a recognized, registered, non-profit organization. They may or may not be members of an association, but are under the sponsorship of a recognized community organization, such as a church, benevolent or civic service club. One chaperone 21 years of age or older is required per 10 children. Capacity and amenities vary by park, but most accommodate at least 20 and provide picnic tables and a ground fire ring. The fees for group camping vary from $1 to $5 per person, per night. Reservations must be made directly with the individual park.