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Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park

28 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

One of Florida's first state parks, the park was developed on a 600-acre site by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the 1930s. The extraordinary craftsmanship of the CCC is still evident today.

Fee Info

$20 per night plus tax, plus a non-refundable $6.70 reservation fee and a $7 nightly utility fee for RVs. (Utility fee does not apply to tent camping.) The utility fee includes water and electricity. Sites 57 and 60-67 do not have electricity. Maximum of eight people per campsite.

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly


28 Reviews of Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Amy M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2022

Big park, low lakes

The site was HUGE! Lots of woods, little smoky due to controlled burns, but not bad at the site. Sewer drop was far in the back of the park. Could be a great place, but not many campers. Water and amenities could be amazing but local lakes are low due to local industry, so beach and water…

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Month of VisitJuly
Lorilee S.
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2022

Great park!

There are so many places to walk to and bike ride to. The sites have nice spacing in the section we stayed at. Tons of birds around which was really cool to listen to.

  • sunset
  • looking out the back of our site
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Month of VisitApril
LThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2022

Great Place to Relax

We really enjoyed this campground.  The Lake Loop had really ample sites, and the grounds are well kept.  It has beautiful star viewing, and the trail to the ruins was well marked and not too difficult.  The facilities were clean and the other campers were all friendly and helpful.  We saw deer and…

Month of VisitMarch


Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park is located in Florida


Park is located 6 miles north of Keystone Heights on State Road 21 midway between Gainesville and Jacksonville in northeast Florida.


6239 SR 21
Keystone Heights, FL 32656


29.882385182352994 N
81.92916816057995 W

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