Park's Hours and Fees

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Oscar Scherer State Park

Hours:

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

Fees:

Admission Fee:

2 - 8 person occupied vehicle:  $5.00 per vehicle.

Single person occupied vehicle:  $4.00 per vehicle.

Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with card holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass: $2.00 per person

Sunset Entrance: $4.00 per vehicle.  (Entry into park half hour prior to sunset.)

Picnic Pavilion Rental Fees:

Small Pavilion (Pavilion #3: Lake Osprey Picnic Area): $30.00 per day, plus tax (Approximate capacity: 10-15 people)

Medium Pavilion (Pavilion #1: South Creek Picnic Area): $45.00 per day, plus tax (Approximate capacity: 25-30 people)

Large Pavilion (Pavilion #2: Lake Osprey Picnic Area): $60.00 per day, plus tax (Approximate capacity: 50 people)

Large Pavilion with extra amenities (Pavilion #4: Legacy Pavilion): $100.00 per day, plus tax (Approximate capacity: 50 people)

*** Note: Pavilion rental does not include park entrance fees. ***

Contact the park to reserve at (941) 483-5956.

Camping Fee:

$26.00 per night, plus state and local taxes, plus a non-refundable $6.70 reservation fee. Includes water and electricity.

Florida residents who are 65 years of age or older or who hold a social security disability award certificate or a 100 percent disability award certificate from the Federal Government are permitted to receive a 50 percent discount on current base campsite fees. Proof of eligibility required.

Youth Camping:

$1.00 per youth/per night and $5.00 per adult/per night. (Youth is anyone under the age of 18)

Other Fees:

$10.00 Dump Station, non-registered campers. Does not include park entrance fee.

Overnight/Overflow Parking: $15.00, plus state & local taxes - only when campground is full.

Canoe Rental: $10.00 per hour or $40.00 per day plus tax