Description

The Ocala National Forest has some awesome campgrounds nestled among America’s southernmost forest. The banks of a pristine lake, a hamlet of shady old oaks, or a wide open prairie perfect for stargazing — where would you want to post up for a night or two? Take your pick at Ocala National Forest, which has over a dozen campgrounds, from primitive digs to tricked out tent sites, to choose from. And if you’re looking to get away from it all for longer than usual, good news: you can usually stake out a campsite for up to two weeks. Make sure and check out the Forest Service Website for important information. You can also get all the deets on closures or alerts and permits before you head out.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
1 site
Up to 50 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Off-roading (OHV)
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Buck Lake Group Campground.

Beach
Cave
Forest
Lake
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Donna & Daniel
Donna & Daniel B.
recommends this listing.
March 7th, 2019

We reserve this campground several times a year. It's very secluded and beautiful. There is a small beach in the lake where you can swim. We arrive with 20 or so friends and have a great time. It's really nice to have the whole place to yourself!

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Hipcamper Christine L.
recommends this listing.
March 7th, 2019
Hipcamper Charles F.
recommends this listing.
February 18th, 2017
Park
Ocala National Forest
State
Florida
Country
United States
Phone Number
352-625-2520
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
29.098° N, 81.651° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer - Group: 1 Site
(Up to 50 people per site)

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