Description

At Myakka River State Park, all sites come with 50-amp/water hook-ups, a fire ring, and picnic table. So, what makes Big Flats Campground special? World’s. Largest. Airboats. Need we say more? Big Flats is located near the Upper Myakka Lake where you can take a tour on big azz boats, cast from a fishing deck, or connect with the outside world with WiFi. Like Old Prairie Campground, Big Flats is also dirt-based, and like all other sites in the park, your furry friend is welcome to join in on the fun!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
24 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.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Big Flats Campground.

Forest
Lake
River, stream, or...
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Hipcamper Loreli
Loreli E.
recommends this listing.
December 10th, 2018

Tent area is fairly small but scenic, and across from open area with RV's. 1/2 mile from bike and kayak rentals and camp store.

Hipcamper Kathleen
Kathleen F.
didn't provide a recommendation.
December 2nd, 2019

Quiet, shaded campground. Handicap accessible, paved campsites, restrooms and showers. Camp store has grill with good burgers and craft beer on tap but not any real camp provisions. Hike about 6 miles round trip to Deep Hole to in beautiful wilderness area and watch alligators as close as you dare :) Get permit at Ranger station to enter wilderness area. Boat ride on river is completely handicap accessible. View huge alligators closeup from comfort of boat sunning on shore, learn about their habits and biology. Suspension bridge climb is also awesome but requires strong knees!

Hipcamper Kathleen F.
recommends this listing.
December 2nd, 2019
Hipcamper João Victor L.
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April 13th, 2018
Hipcamper Amanda S.
recommends this listing.
March 22nd, 2018
Hipcamper William D.
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January 10th, 2018
Hipcamper Lavonne E.
recommends this listing.
April 20th, 2017
Park
Myakka River State Park
State
Florida
Country
United States
Phone Number
(941) 361-6511
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
27.262° N, 82.287° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 20 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / Van: 4 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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