Park's Hours and Fees

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Little Manatee River State Park

Hours:

The park is open 8:00 a.m. until sundown, 365 days a year.

The Ranger Station is open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 365 days a year.

Fees:

Admission Fee: 

  • $5per vehicle.  Limit of 2-8 people per vehicle.
  • $4 single occupant vehicle.
  • $2 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.

Camping Fee:

  • $22 per night, plus tax, plus a non-refundable $6.70 reservation fee. Includes water and electricity.

Florida residents who are 65 years of age or older or Florida residents who hold a 100% disability award certificate from the Federal Government or a Social Security disability award certificate are permitted to receive a 50% discount on current base campsite fees.

Primitive Youth Camping Fee:

  • $5 per adult/chaperone, plus tax.
  • $1 per youth, plus tax.

Tax exempt organizations that bring a copy of tax exempt certificate, and make payment in the form of an organization check or credit card, will not be charged tax.

Primitive Backpack Camping Fee:

  • $5 per adult, plus tax.
  • $1 per youth, plus tax.

Picnic Pavilion Rental Fees:

  • $20 plus tax (Small Pavilions) - Small covered pavilions include 4 picnic tables each, and hold approximately 30 people.  One pavilion is screened in, the other is open air.
  • $40 plus tax (Large Pavilion) - Large screened-in pavilion includes 8 picnic tables, and will accomodate approximately 60 people.

Canoe Rental Fees:

  • $15 per canoe, kayak, or tandem kayak, for up to 4 hours.
  • $30 per canoe, kayak, or tandem kayak, for up to 8 hours.