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Cabin at Silver Springs State Park
 

Twenty-one parks from Pensacola to the Florida Keys provide cabins for overnight stays. For reservations, call toll free (800) 326-3521, (866) I-CAMP-FL or TDD (888) 433-0287. Make reservations online. Learn more about Reservation Information here.

 

Lodges
 

Located just south of Tallahassee at Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park, the Wakulla Springs Lodge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in the 1930s the lodge features 27 guest rooms, each with a spacious marble bathroom, walk-in closet and antique or period furniture. All rooms have a telephone and data port.

Boat Camping
 
 

Five state parks provide boat slips with water and electricity. Boaters have access to the state park's restrooms, showers, pump-outs and other amenities. Boaters can also anchor overnight in Biscayne Bay at Bill Baggs Cape Florida and in Largo Sound at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Parks.

Equestraincamping
 

Equestrian camping is available at several state parks. Amenities vary by park and range from ride-in primitive to areas suitable for rigs. Some equestrian campsites include paddock or stable facilities and restroom with showers. Call the individual park for details and reservations.

Full-Facility Camping
 

Florida's state parks offer more than 50 family campgrounds throughout the state. Full-facility campsites for tent campers and RVers include water, electricity, a grill and picnic table, along with centralized showers, restrooms and dump station. Maximum RV lengths vary by park.

Visit Make A Reservation to find out more about camping reservations. Learn more about Reservation Information here.

Developed group camp at O'Leno State Park.
 

Adult group camping, as well as group facilities camping for adults and youth is available at select state parks.

Adult group camping is an organized group of six or more people camping together, sponsored by, affiliated with and/or members of a recognized, registered, non-profit organization. They may or may not be members of an association, but are under the sponsorship of a recognized community organization, such as a church, benevolent or civic service club. Capacity and amenities vary by park, but most accommodate at least 20 and provide picnic tables and a ground fire ring. Priority at these sites is given to youth camping groups. Fees vary from $1 to $5 per person, per night and reservations must be made directly with the individual park.

Three parks offer group facilities camping, Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, O'Leno State Park and Wekiwa Springs State Park. Group facilities camping areas consist of permanent facilities, and may include cabins, kitchens and dining halls, etc. Each group facilities camping area may offer different amenities. Fees range from $150 to $500 per night; an additional per person fee of $5, per night may apply. Reservations must be made directly with the individual park.

Pets are not allowed in developed group camps.

The park closes at sundown. If arrival is anticipated after sundown a leader or chaperone must call before 5:00 p.m. on the day of arrival to obtain the gate combination. All campers must be set up before quiet time at 11:00 p.m. Check-out time is 1:00 p.m.

Primitive Camping
 

Many state parks provide primitive campsites for those who enjoy secluded areas. These areas are not a part of the family campgrounds and are available to individuals who want to carry their camping gear, sometimes miles, to the campsite. Amenities and accessibility vary. These sites usually have no electric power, and may or may not have potable water or convenient bathroom facilities. The fee for primitive camping is $5 per person, per night. Call the individual park for reservations. Pets are allowed in primitive campsites.

Youth camping at Fort Clinch State Park.
 

Youth camping is available for organized youth groups. An organized group is six or more people camping together, sponsored by, affiliated with and/or members of a recognized, registered, non-profit organization. They may or may not be members of an association, but are under the sponsorship of a recognized community organization, such as a church, benevolent or civic service club. One chaperone 21 years of age or older is required per 10 children. Capacity and amenities vary by park, but most accommodate at least 20 and provide picnic tables and a ground fire ring. The fees for group camping vary from $1 to $5 per person, per night. Reservations for youth groups must be made directly with the individual park, up to 11 months in advance.

Youth groups take precedence over adult groups in the primitive group camps. Adults groups may make reservations up to 30 days in advance with the expectation that the reservations will not be superseded and cancelled because of late reservation request by a youth group.

The park closes at sundown. If arrival is anticipated after sundown a leader or chaperone must call before 5:00 p.m. on the day of arrival to obtain the gate combination. All campers must be set up before quiet time at 11:00 p.m. Check-out time is 1:00 p.m.

Pets are allowed in primitive group camps.