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Dog-friendly camping near Crystal River

Crystal River beckons campers with sprawling wetlands and chance meetings with manatees.

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Crystal River Paradise

4 sites · RVs, Tents1 acre · Crystal River, FL
NEW! This property is close to everything! Fast Internet, Water hookup, Firewood, Toilet, 30 AMP, Electricity and morning coffee for campers! It includes access to a fenced in dog park, DOG and PEOPLE pool, 7-person hot tub, gas grill, smoker, horseshoes, spring fed pond stocked with bass, canoe, and a fire pit on the deck already stocked with propane. There are two wood-burning firepits on the campsite with one being a chimenea to roast marshmallows and hot dogs! Firewood and starter log provided and subsequent firewood for sale. Gazebo with table and chairs and a beautiful outdoor shower with views of mossy oak trees! You are literally 1 mile from 2 parks with hiking trails (7-mile loop) to view all types of wildlife including alligators, birds, fox and deer. Kayaking spots are abundant. Historic Downtown offers a variety of bars and restaurants as well as local artist crafts. There is something for everyone. Viewing the manatees from the shore of Crystal River and swimming with them will complete your visit!!! PS My backyard paradise is much more beautiful than my photographs. FREE WIFI!
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$49
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Crystal River Pirate's Den

1 site · Lodging2 acres · Crystal River, FL
Only five minutes from the Nature Coast's Manatee tours, this two-person cabin with one Queen bed is a great nature get-away! Somewhat primitive glamping, with an outside hot shower and fire pit. Property owners on site, yet plenty of privacy. The Pirate's Den has your usual camping vibes with the comfort of a bed at the end of your day of adventure! Limited electric in the cabin. There is a lamp, an outside light, plug for chargers, an electric blanket, and an infra red light in the winter chilly months. Bedding, plates, mugs & silverware provided. Firewood Available @ $10/bundle.
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$55
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Happy Campers Rescue Ranch

11 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents10 acres · Dunnellon, FL
🏕 Experience nature's beauty while saving nature's beings @ Happy Campers Rescue Ranch, a peaceful 10 acre homestead turned into a serene glampsite located just 10 minutes away from the breathtaking Rainbow Springs. Our glampsite offers a wide range of accommodations, including several camp sites with power, water, restrooms and cozy campers with central A/C and Heat. One of the unique features of our campground is the opportunity to interact with our friendly farm animals. Whether you're a fan of cuddly pigs, curious goats, or colorful chickens, you'll have plenty of opportunities to get up close and personal with our animal residence. 🐐 🐓🐤 🦆🐢🐒 🛶🚴‍♂️ But that's not all – we also offer a range of exciting extras to enhance your camping experience. Rent an eBike, Kayak or Paddle Boat to explore the area and crystal-clear waters of Rainbow Springs, or choose our cooler with built-in air conditioning ❄️ to stay comfortable during hot summer days inside your tent. And for a unique outdoor movie experience, we offer a projector screen with any movie of your choice - just imagine enjoying your favorite film under the stars! 🎥 Guests are welcome to gather fallen branches on the property for free to use as firewood during their stay. Alternatively, they can bring their own firewood or purchase a bundle from us at checkout to ensure they have everything they need for a wonderful camping trip. 🔥 🐶😺 For guests traveling with pets, our pet sitting services ensure that your furry friends are well taken care of while you enjoy all that our town has to offer. So what are you waiting for? Come join for an unforgettable camping experience filled with nature, farm animals, and plenty of extras to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. At Happy Campers Rescue Ranch; Every camper supports a paw print.🐾 👍P.S. See More/Meet the Animals on YouTube @HappyCampersRescueRanch
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$30
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Storman Family Campground

2 sites · RVs1 acre · Crystal River, FL
1.25 acres located in a rural neighborhood just 10 minutes from shops of Crystal River and the Gulf of Mexico.Learn more about this land:A very quiet, safe country neighborhood setting...yet only ten minutes from swimming with the manatees, kayaking, snorkeling, paddleboarding etc in crystal clear rivers, springs, and King Bay. Each site is spacious, and has its own firepit and picnic table. Great for bird and squirrel watching, reading a book, star gazing, sleeping, or just chillin by your campfire. The big back porch Is open to sit in the rockers, chat, or observe the many birds and squirrels running and playing and eating under the wild plum garden. You’ll also find a cornhole game there to share. We have quaint village shopping, great seafood restaurants, ice cream shoppes, and many bike or jogging paths all over the county...one paved path runs alongside the Barge Canal all the way to the Gulf, with covered houses and picnic tables built along the Canals edge...bathrooms provided along the path. So much beauty and fun surrounds our area...Homosassa Wildlife Park, WeekiWachee/Home of the Live Mermaids, tubing down the Rainbow 🌈 River, and north of us in Ocala...you can ride the glass bottomed boats at Silver Springs. Our Gulf fishing is pristeen and if you get lucky...we have an outdoor fishcleaning sink! Our neighbors cow pasture is alongside the back of our property and has proved to be a great attraction for the kids and the adults especially the big black cow #36...😂🤣. Crystal River has many boat captains with tour boats for touring the manatees, diving, fishing, scalloping in season, etc...kids love the new splash pad downtown and Hunters Spring Park has a nice sandy beach, picnic tables, kayak launching area, and a boardwalk for observing marine life and occasional manatees. Three Sisters Spring has hundreds of manatees this time of year with a huge boardwalk surrounding the spring for observation. There are kayak rentals if you choose not to bring your own. Guess to nutshell what I’m trying to say....Crystal River is a great place to visit, have fun, eat good, and enjoy the many blessings that our Nature Coast offers.
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$35
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Higher Ground "The Barn"

3 sites · Lodging, Tents5 acres · Lecanto, FL
Come get back to nature with camping at your comfort level and YES, we have A/C AND MINI HEATERS in all of our cabins. PLEASE note that there IS A PET FEE and AND WOOD FEE and it must be added when you complete booking (as Extras). Kayaks available for rent too! Whether you'd like a tent site (tents available) or a rustic cabin with lofts, we have what you're looking for. Get out of the city and get into nature. Just over an hour drive from Tampa or Orlando and you'll be laying in a hammock or making s'mores by the campfire. BUT REMEMBER, you are IN THE WOODS.. Bugs live in the woods and eliminating them all is never possible. Bring spray :) We spray weekly but there are all kinds of bugs around because you're camping! We even have Kayaks available for rent to head to Crystal River or Lake Henderson!
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$25
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Manatee Delight RV Camp Site

1 site · RV, Tent7 acres · Homosassa, FL
Sandwiched between the Homosassa River and the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, this property has unique features, including karst windows with bubbling fresh water, natural springs, and large, mature trees. Learn more about this land: Tucked along a narrow road, this unique site offers users direct access to the crystal clear waters of the south-east fork of the Homosassa River. Use our kayaks or bring your own to explore one of Florida’s Outstanding Waterways where you may meet a manatee, observe otters, find fish, or watch wildlife of all kinds. The site has direct access to Pepper Creek Trail, a 0.75-mile paved trail that is part of the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. While you’re there, swing into the state park to view the sparkling waters of the Homosassa head spring and meet all of the native wildlife ambassadors, including Florida panthers, black bears, endangered whooping cranes, and many other amazing animals. Interested in charter fishing, scalloping, or an ecotour? Your hosts are both professional, experienced charter captains. Avoid the crowds at the dock and step right onto the boat here! Ask for availability prior to your stay. The site is private and away from the hosts home, approximately 75-yards from the river, with electricity and water provided. There is no sewer hookup; restrooms and shower facilities are not available. If you plan on tent camping, please bring your own method to contain and dispose of solid toilet wastes. ***HURRICANE DAMAGE*** The small green building at the site sustained damage from Hurricane Idalia. We are working to repair the roof. It does not affect the campsite, however, it is unsightly and for that we apologize.
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$65
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Old Black Crow Retreat

3 sites · RVs1 acre · Homosassa, FL
Learn more about this land:Pick a spot pitch a tent! Small pond and dock A electrical outlets will be furnished on a common area for charging phones, coffee furnished in am as well, community grill as well, as chairs to use on my dock and back porch and yard! Walking to restaurants parks as well. Boat ramp down the road. Close to Homosassa River and Mason creek to fish boat. Close to 8 eatery’s and 3 grocery stores. Dry camp pack in pack out. Will provide potable water. A portable pot will be furished or bring your own . No dumping on site allowed. Pack in pack out.
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$33
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Cristal camping 🏕️

1 site · RV, Tent1 acre · Crystal River, FL
You just came across a very unique piece of land very close to all the springs that there is to enjoy and a beautiful small town of Inglis located in Crystal River Florida. Please come and enjoy this cold water from this beautiful springs. And don’t forget to bring the floaty’s, snorkels and goggles because you’re going to need it in order to see all the beautiful underwater scenes on this Cristal water, rivers. Come enjoy our beautiful tent space nestled in a wooded lot located at the beautiful Rainbow River, one of the largest spring fed rivers in the world , you will have a parking area. Kayak rentals available. It is a short walk to the 40-mile Withlacoochee biking/walking trail which has a large variety of birds and wildlife for your viewing pleasure. Rainbow River State park and head springs is located 4.6 miles away, a great place for swimming and snorkeling with an admission fee of $2. There is a laundromat, grocery stores, and a large selection of restaurants nearby for your dining pleasure. See you soon! PEACE
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$26
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Lucky U Ranch

16 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents60 acres · Bushnell, FL
Authentic old Florida homestead. Beautiful Spanish moss veiled Grandfather Oak trees, rolling subtle grassy hills and Cypress filled wetlands with an abundant of bird life every day.We raise Nigerian Dairy goats and always have time for goat visits and petting. Our horses are boarded at night and roam freely during the day along with our donkeys. Hiking our land gives you the feeling of serenity and back to nature, clearing your mind so you can remember what nature is all about. Just minutes away are amazing places and parks like the Withlacoochee State park, Hog Island and the Withlacoochee river, where kayaking is a must.Peace and quiet and privacy as you tent, stay in one of our RV's or bring your own. ENJOY!
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$32
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Pure Paradise Lebanon station

25 sites · RVs, Tents23 acres · Inglis, FL
Learn more about this land:Beautiful area with waterfalls observation Tower 23 beautiful acres to roam plenty of fishing and water sports in the area as well as other activities , tent and self-contained camping starting at $25 per night full hookup $50 per night
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Cabin Glamping

3 sites · Lodging2 acres · Crystal River, FL
Known as the Nature Coast and one of Florida's greatest hidden secrets, this property is private, yet just minutes from civilization and manatees! The cabin is located on private property with owners and security on site, yet plenty of privacy. During the day, paddle your way to the beautiful Three Sisters Springs for a swim. You may see some manatee on your way there. Hunter Springs is a great little park with a beach area for swimming too. There are also several Diving with the manatee tours available. This is all only a short drive from camp. You can enjoy swimming, fishing, scalloping, snorkeling, kayaking, pontooning or just relaxing back at the camp. Heritage Village is in town and a great way to spend an afternoon too. Great one-of-a-kind eateries with many special events throughout the year. Conveniently located at the end of the street is a Publix, DG, a Mexican restaurant, and Beef O'Brady's. We also have brochures on all kinds of other great places you'll want to experience while staying in beautiful Crystal River! Oh, and don't forget to stop by Grandma's gift shop before you leave. We look forward to your stay!
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$75
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Homosassa Springs RV site

1 site · RV1 acre · Homosassa, FL
Homosassa is an old Florida fishing town that is a hidden gem along the gulf coast, this site is nestled quietly at the head of the river. This location is close to Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park where you can discover the wild side of Florida with endangered Florida panther, red wolf, manatee and whooping crane, plus black bear, bobcat and, of course, alligator.The site is located 150 ft from the dock on our private residential property at the head of the springs. This is a residential area and is very quiet. This listing is for the SITE ONLY. Setup your own RV under the shade then enjoy our shared dock with direct access into the Homosassa springs for a refreshing dip or paddle. We provide full hookups (water, sewer, 50amp electric) for your RV as well as WIFI service and access to the docks for your boat or swimming. We have kayaks and paddleboards INCLUDED with our site or bring your own to paddle the springs and take a chance at seeing a manatee up close and personal or catching some fish. The site is located 150 ft from the dock on our private residential property at the head of the springs. This is a residential area and is very quiet. Homosassa is an old Florida fishing town that is a hidden gem along the gulf coast, this site is nestled quietly at the head of the river.
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$75
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