Florida is one of the best destinations to enjoy different types of outdoor experiences and camping is one of the most memorable. The bright weather, abundant nature, and lots of waterbodies combine perfectly to create the stage for an enjoyable camping experience. With abundant nature in many parks across the sunshine state, there are lots of spots to enjoy this outdoor adventure and these are the most exciting.
9 Everglades National Park
Besides its abundant wildlife, Everglades National Park is also a great place for camping. Many of the campgrounds within the park feature hundreds of campsites that accommodate both RVs and tenters and also provide amenities such as - electricity hookups, dump stations, and heated showers. Camping here is an opportunity to enjoy exceptional wildlife. Campers will be presented with some of the planet’s rarest species from mammals to birds, reptiles, and amphibians, some of which are not found anywhere else. Flamingo Campground and Long Pine Key Campground are the two developed campgrounds to choose from, but the park also offers wilderness camping as well as beach camping.
8 Boyd’s Key West Campground
Boyd’s Key West Campground is a unique spot to enjoy camping in the southernmost part of the continental United States. This campground is regarded as the best RV camping in Key West and also a great camping spot for families. The campground presents a beautiful tropical atmosphere and scenic sights of endless stretches of the ocean. Its facilities include - heated pools, dump stations, and a restaurant. Campers can enjoy activities ranging from kayaking and canoeing to swimming, fishing, and boating. The campground’s closeness to the city also means one can easily head over to the city to enjoy some more adventures.
7 Fort De Soto Campground
Fort De Soto Campgrounds is located in Fort De Soto Park, southwest of St. Petersburg in Florida. While beaches are some of the park’s amazing things to enjoy, camping is also an exciting thing to do here and Fort De Soto campground is the park’s most exciting campground. The campground offers accommodation for both RVs and tents and features facilities including- electricity, water, picnic tables, bathrooms, and a dump station. While camping here, visitors will be able to enjoy access to the beautiful beaches in the park where they can enjoy swimming, boating, and fishing. The park is also endowed with more than 300 bird species offering great opportunities for bird watching.
6 Blackwater River State Park
Blackwater River state park is a place to enjoy amazing camping and exciting adventures at the same time. While the campground features 30 campsites with full hookups, the beautiful 56-mile river presents an opportunity to enjoy fishing, swimming, as well as canoeing, and kayaking. The park has trails that are great for hiking and spending time in nature. Still, there’s no better way to spend time in nature in this park than camping. Amenities to enjoy in the park include - Dump station, electrical hookup, Firepits, BBQ Grills, flush toilets, and more.
5 Myakka River State Park
Myakka River state park is one of the largest and oldest parks in Florida, and while it offers lots of opportunities to enjoy amazing adventures on the Myakka River, the park is also a great place to camp. The park features a total of 90 campsites in its 3 campgrounds and the amenities include - electricity and water hookups, a fire ring, laundry facilities, bathrooms, showers, and a dump station. Kayaking, fishing, boat rides, and hiking are some exciting outdoor activities campers can enjoy in Myakka River State Park.
4 Rainbow Springs State Park
Set along the mesmerizing Rainbow river is Rainbow Springs state park campground with up to 60 campsites offering accommodation for both RVs and tents. Visitors camping here will enjoy the beauty as well as lots of waterside activities such as - kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and swimming. The park also features trails that present opportunities for hiking, biking, and exploring the park’s Fauna and Flora. Amenities to enjoy at Rainbow springs state park campsites includes - Electricity hookup, clean water, hookups, BBQ Grills, Picnic Tables, Laundry facilities, a dump station, showers, and a payphone.
3 Gulf Island National Seashore
Gulf Island National Seashore is one of the best places to experience a remote camping experience in Florida. The park features two developed campgrounds, and they offer facilities that include - restrooms, electricity hookups, picnic tables, and drinking water. Visitors here will be presented with views of beautiful beaches with white sands, and lots of outdoor activities such as - hiking, birdwatching, boating, and fishing.
2 Lake Kissimmee State Park
Something is exciting about camping close to water bodies and Lake Kissimmee State Park is one place to find that exciting atmosphere. The park features up to 60 fully equipped campsites and visitors have so much to enjoy from canoeing to fishing, and wildlife watching. With up to 20 miles of trails available, there are lots of opportunities for hiking and horseback riding. Besides the outdoor adventures, Lake Kissimmee state park also offers visitors the opportunity to witness the interesting cowboy heritage of early Florida. This old Florida cowboy setting can be found in Cowboy camp and the Horse trails located within the park offers the stage for those who want to saddle up and become cowboys for the moment.
1 Bahia Honda State Park
Located in the Florida Keys, Bahia Honda state park is one of the best places in the Florida Keys to enjoy a scenic and relaxing camping experience. The park is endowed with beautiful white sand beaches presenting endless views of turquoise water. The park features 3 campgrounds with each consisting of lots of campsites with some offering accommodation for RVs. Amenities offered at the campsites include - picnic tables, grill, bathrooms, showers, and a dump station. Camping here is a way to get easy access to beautiful beaches and also engage in outdoor activities such as - biking, swimming, fishing, kayaking, snorkeling, and hiking. Watching the sunset on a beach and exploring the park’s wildlife are more must-do things for campers here.