Who needs showers when you’ve got the purified, turquoise waters of Manatee Spring to bath in? Though we prefer to go “au naturale” and take advantage of the springs daily production of over 100 million gallons of H20, remarkably, park goers will still be able to find hot shower facilities at all three loops, easily accessible for all 78 sites! Not the only perks at Manatee Springs, these sites also come with water and electricity hookups, grills and picnic tables.
Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
70 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Up to 6 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Manatee Springs Campground.

River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Jennifer
Jennifer B.
recommends this listing.
November 28th, 2017

There are alligators in the river, but a rope marks their highest ascent in any year. (Do you trust a rope?) Incredible clear water flows from the spring, where swimming is popular. Shaded campground. Nice walk out along the path to the Sewanee River.

Hipcamper Steven
Steven W.
didn't provide a recommendation.
September 20th, 2016

Nice campground with clean bathrooms and nice shaded and almost secluded camp sites. The springs offer a nice cool plunge when the sun is beating down.

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Manatee Springs State Park
United States
Phone Number
(352) 493-6072
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29.496° N, 82.966° W
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