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Larry Steed

If you wish to stay the night you are more than welcome to pitch a tent or park your RV at our full-facility campground down river from the headspring at 18185 SW 94th Street. Be sure to visit far in advance to make reservations as our campgrounds is quite popular and sites go quickly. Both campers and headspring visitors can also enjoy exciting new educational programs great for children and adults to learn about one of the largest springs in the state, the plants and wildlife that call this home and the people from the past that once did! Check our website frequently to learn more about park educational programs coming up or contact the park to make any special program requests.

Headsprings Entrance: (19158 SW 81st Place Rd.) The headsprings water temperature is a refreshing 72 degrees Fahrenheit so come out for a dip. We also have several pavilions, picnic tables and grills available at the headsprings for a picnic. You may want to rent a canoe or kayak from our visitor services provider, Nature Quest. Call (352) 465-3211 for more information. Reminder: Gates will temporarily close when park reaches maximum capacity, they will reopen when parking spaces become available.

Campground Entrance: (18185 SW 94th St.) With 60 campsites there is a wonderful opportunity to come and relax in the park. Note: Weekends stay booked well in advance so either make a reservation as early as possible or plan to visit on weekdays. Our campground is located on 180th Avenue Road. Reservations may be made up to 11 months in advance through Reserve America or call (800) 326-3521 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.) or TDD (888) 433-0287 . The campground consists of 60 total sites. Three of the sites are for RVs only; these are the pull through sites. Seven of the sites are for tents only, with a common parking area and a short walk to the sites and 50 of the sites are for RV or tent. Eight of these sites are paved and enhanced for visitors with mobility challenges. Note: To ensure full access to the sites the camping pads have packed gravel on them. Tents will need heavy duty stakes. There are three restroom facilities, a pavilion by the playground, a holding tank dump station, a paved entrance road and a camp store. All of the sites have 20/30/50 amp electrical service and the RV sites all have sewer connections at the site. The campground roads are paved and we think you will find the campground to be an excellent camping experience. We look forward to seeing you in the park soon.

Don’t forget many other State Parks and Trails are within driving distance so you can visit them while you camp with us.