Park's Hours and Fees

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Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Hours:

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

Ranger Station Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays;  8:00 a.m. to Sundown Fridays, Saturdays, and Holidays

 

Fees:

Main Entrance Admission

  • $6 per vehicle, limit 2-8 people per vehicle
  • $4 Single Occupant Vehicle
  • $2 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass

LaChua Trail Admission

  • $4 per vehicle

Bolen Bluff Admission

  • $2 per vehicle, limit 8 people

Picnic Pavilion Rental

  • $30 plus tax - Picnic pavilion seats 65 people

Full-Facility Camping

  • $18 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 who hold a social security disability award certificate or a 100% disability award certificate from the Federal Government are permitted to receive a 50% discount on current base campsite fees (Proof of eligibility).

Primitive Camping (hike-in only)

  • $5 per person, per night