So, you spent all day on the lake having fun in the sun and now you’re too beat or buzzed to get behind the wheel? We’ve been there. Luckily, Lake Manatee State Park has a 60-site campground a mere hop, skip, and jump from the lake. One of those private, wooded spots is calling your name. There’s clean restrooms, and water and electricity at every site. You’re all set for sunset. Hopefully you remembered to throw your tent in the car.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
54 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Lake Manatee Campground.

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Hipcamper Ali
Ali J.
didn't provide a recommendation.
March 4th, 2017

We were the only tent campers today, but everyone was welcoming and helpful. Clean, quiet campsite on Friday evening. You may want to check the nearby race track schedule, though--the park is adjacent and we heard the drag race cars practicing throughout early evening.

Hipcamper Lareina
Lareina D.
recommends this listing.
October 11th, 2017

Fishing pole necessary! Yum!

Hipcamper Lil M.
recommends this listing.
August 29th, 2017
Lake Manatee State Park
United States
Phone Number
(941) 741-3028
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27.481° N, 82.346° W
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RV / Trailer: 4 Sites
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 50 Sites
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