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Clearwater Lake Campground

15 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Spend your weekend - or a week or more - beneath the shady oaks at Clearwater Campground, a quiet oasis in the southeast corner of the Ocala National Forest. This 42-space campground provides breezy lakefront sites for camping at Clearwater Lake. It accommodates both trailers and tents, and has…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Available
  • Verizon
    Available
  • AT&T
    Good
  • T-Mobile
    Available

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 40 ft.

Reviews

15 Reviews of Clearwater Lake Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 3
  • 12
Falon N.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2021

The Best

The only bad part about our stay was when we had to pack up and leave. I could seriously camp here for weeks on end. It really is that great of a place. Simple and clean with just the right amount of amenities to make your stay comfortable without feeling too “commercial.”

Also the lake is…

Site6
Month of VisitApril
Gregory R.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2021

Great spot

I have been a camper here since I was 10 years old.  The upgrades have been great.  My kids & grandkids camp there often.  It's a beautiful campground in the Ocala National forest.

K
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2021

Great little campground

Wonderful little campground by a beautiful lake. Restrooms and showers were great along with the dishwashing station. It is an active area for bears so make sure not to leave any food out at night. The campground does have a bear proof box to store some stuff in at night but make sure to put food…

Site41
Month of VisitMay

Location

Clearwater Lake Campground is located in Florida

Directions

From the junction of SR 42 and SR 19 in Altoona, north of Mount Dora, drive east on SR 42 towards Paisley. After 6.4 miles, you’ll see the entrance to the Clearwater Lake Recreation Area on your left. Turn left and drive up the park entrance road, passing the trailhead for the Florida Trail and Paisley Woods Bicycle Trail on your right, to reach the entrance station for this recreation area.

Coordinates

28.97891971 N
81.55359967 W

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About This Campground

Spend your weekend - or a week or more - beneath the shady oaks at Clearwater Campground, a quiet oasis in the southeast corner of the Ocala National Forest. This 42-space campground provides breezy lakefront sites for camping at Clearwater Lake. It accommodates both trailers and tents, and has bathhouses with warm showers. Clearwater Lake camping guests can swim, grill up a steak, take a walk around the lake on the nature trail, go mountain biking on the Paisley Woods Bicycle Trail, take a hike on the Florida Trail, or just drift across the water in a kayak, trailing a line and waiting for a nibble.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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