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
0 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
No picnic table

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 Hopkins Prairie Campground.

Beach
Cave
Forest
Lake
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Josh J.
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April 18th, 2016

Awesome! Many campsites to choose from (at least 21). There are, in-fact, picnic tables. There is non-potable, hand pump water well on site as well (not suitable for drinking). Very scenic. I went middle of April and the bugs weren't too bad; i guess the bat house truly does help with the bugs. You can drive in or hike in.

Hopkins Prairie near sunset
Hipcamper Donna & Daniel B.
recommends this listing.
March 7th, 2019
Park
Ocala National Forest
State
Florida
Country
United States
Phone Number
352-625-2520
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
29.276° N, 81.694° W

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