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The Suwannee River winding its way under trees overhanging the banks.
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Accommodations and Camping

Tent camping on the Swuannee River

Sleep under the stars or under a tent, at a River Camp, in a cabin, at a local motel or bed and breakfast. You can stay in town, at a campground in a state park or in the wilderness. There are lots of options depending upon your plans for time on the river.

For help locating lodging along the Suwannee River Wilderness Trail, call (800) 868-9914. They can also help reserve River Camps. To reserve camping or cabins at any of the Florida State Parks, visit Reserve America or call (800) 326-3521.

White Springs

In White Springs, there are quaint bed & breakfasts, motels, campgrounds and cabins that offer overnight accommodations. Visit the Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce for more information.

Live Oak

Near Live Oak at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, visitors find RV sites, tent camping and rental cabins. This is a private campground. Visit Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce for more information about overnight accommodations.

Suwannee River State Park near Ellaville offers cabins and camping facilities.

Primitive camping is permitted at the Twin River State Forest

Dowling Park

The Advent Christian Village at Dowling Park is a comprehensive retirement community with access to the Suwannee River. The Village Lodge offers accommodations for visitors.

Primitive camping is available at Lafayette Blue Springs State Park. Bathhouses are under renovation but portable restroom facilities are available.


In Branford, visitors will find Ellie Rays River Landing Campground, which offers tent and RV camping. Visit Branford for supplies and shopping. Several local hotels and bed and breakfasts are available.

High Springs

In High Springs:

Fanning Springs

The town of Fanning Springs is a joy to explore. Bed and breakfasts and hotels are available.


Besides cooling off in the crystal-clear waters of Manatee Springs State Park, RV and tent camping is available for visitors.


A vacation cabin perfect for families looking for outdoor fun is available to rent just off the river in the town of Bell.


Several hotels and restaurants call the town of Suwannee home. Near the mouth of the Suwannee River where the river meets the Gulf of Mexico, this charming town offers inns and hotels, fishing camps, seafood restaurants and a variety of fishing opportunities. A vacation home and packages are available at Suwannee Guides and Outfitters

Outfitters / Supplies Florida State Parks

The Suwannee River Wilderness Trail is a cooperative effort of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the Suwannee River Water Management District, and the counties, cities, businesses and citizens of the Suwannee River Basin.

The listing of these private partners is for information purposes only and not an endorsement of that partner by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida State Parks or the Suwannee River Water Management District.

Suwannee River Wilderness Trail
(800) 868-9914

Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Recreation and Parks
3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32399
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