Description

Settle down for the night in a secluded sand pine forest at Little Manatee River Campground. The 34 campsites here come tricked out with water and electric hookups, a fire ring, and a picnic table. Four of the sites are designated for equestrian camping, so leave these for folks with neighing and braying friends. If you really want to get away from it all, check out the primitive campground located about 2.5 miles off the park’s main hiking trail.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
31 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Little Manatee River Campground.

Forest
River, stream, or...
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Hipcamper Lareina
Lareina D.
recommends this listing.
October 11th, 2017

Don't forget the kayak or horse!

Hipcamper James
James E.
recommends this listing.
November 17th, 2018

You'll need to transport your kayak quite a ways to reach the river

Hipcamper Ruth
Ruth R.
didn't provide a recommendation.
November 21st, 2018

I am an occasional camper and member of a hiking group Florida Trail Association that meets for a Thanksgiving lunch here every November. It’s a great woodsy Park. I’ve camped in my car, a small tent alone, shared a tent with a friend and this year camped in an A liner. For me this park is 4-5 stars. The bathrooms are closed and a trailer of very small temporary lavatories are being used till replacement bath house is built.

Hipcamper David G.
recommends this listing.
August 14th, 2019
Hipcamper Patrick S.
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November 15th, 2017
Hipcamper Pamela B.
recommends this listing.
June 28th, 2017
Park
Little Manatee River State Park
State
Florida
Country
United States
Phone Number
(813) 671-5005
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
27.671° N, 82.384° W
Unknown price
RV / Trailer: 3 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
Unknown price
Equestrian: 4 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 24 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
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