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Rodman Recreation Area

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About This Campground

State Park

Ocala National Forest

Focused around the vast Rodman Reservoir, the Kirkpatrick Dam, and the Ocklawaha River , this recreation area is a magnet for anglers looking for bank fishing along the dam. An accessible pier and a boat ramp provide a variety of fishing opportunities. On the opposite shore below the dam, a…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups

Reviews

3 Reviews of Rodman Recreation Area

Ratings Breakdown

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Lauren W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2021

Awesome

We stayed 4 nights in December 2020. Site 60. We had a great time. Campground is clean and well maintained. Very friendly. Went hiking on a beautiful wide path along the water. Rode bikes to the dam. We’ve been there four times now, and just love it there!

Dan X.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2021

Nice sites in the woods

Wonderful wooded area near a big lake. Sites were a bit close but lots of foliage in between made them fairly visually private, but sound definitely carries. Nice that the RV sites are separate from the tent sites. As with all other FL state parks, really well maintained campsite and facilities.…

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Lauren W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2020

Shady

Beautiful site! Full shade and very level. Water directly in front of our site. Road our bikes to the dam.

Location

Rodman Recreation Area is located in Florida

Directions

Follow SR 19 south from Palatka or north from Salt Springs. Turn west on Kirkpatrick Dam Road and continue several miles to the spillway. Parking is provided on both sides. Restrooms, paved boat ramp , picnic tables, and fishing pier are on the east side. The west side is managed by the Office of Greenways & Trails, and includes an unimproved boat ramp, fishing pier, and access for canoe launch.

Coordinates

29.52100085 N
81.80100055 W

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About This Campground

Focused around the vast Rodman Reservoir, the Kirkpatrick Dam, and the Ocklawaha River , this recreation area is a magnet for anglers looking for bank fishing along the dam. An accessible pier and a boat ramp provide a variety of fishing opportunities. On the opposite shore below the dam, a recreation area maintained by the Office of Greenways & Trails has an additional pier as well as an easy canoe launch into the meandering original channel of the Ocklawaha River.

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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