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Hontoon Island State Park

5 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

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  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Cabins


For Campers

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


5 Reviews of Hontoon Island State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Megan K.
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2018

Out of the norm camping experience - worth the effort!

This park is accessible only by ferry, which makes for a unique and rustic camping experience that is totally worthw the extra effort!

All camping supplies must be brought over by boat in wheelbarrows provides by the parks services. Once on the island there is a small store where you can buy…

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Month of VisitApril
Rebecca E.
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2017

Go Forth & Have Fun

Beautiful facility- nicely organized with interesting boat shuttle access. We've rented pontoons at Hontoon at least a half dozen times and done the circle from there to Blue Springs, then to Dead River & back to Hontoon. Plenty of gators, BIRDS, turtles, MANATEES, bountiful green…

  • Dead River near Hontoon State Park.  Watch for bird houses of every kind of cuteness.
  • Local talent.
Month of VisitApril
Ellen E.
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2016

Hontoon Island State Park

This is really getting away from it all. The only way to reach the island is via the ferry (free, and runs all day) or bring your own boat. There are boat docking facilities. This is very primitive camping, $18 per night for tent. You must pack everything in from the ferry or your boat.. There…

  • View from the kayak
  • Well marked trails and roads
  • Such pretty woods
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Hontoon Island State Park is located in Florida


Hontoon Island is located west of DeLand off of State Road 44. Turn on County Road 4110 (Old New York Ave.), left if you are traveling west on 44, right if you are traveling east on 44. Follow County Road 4110 to County Road 4125 (Hontoon Road) make a left, go to River Ridge Road (continuation of County Road 4125) and make a left on to River Ridge Road. Our address is 2309 River Ridge Road.


2309 River Ridge Rd


28.96729878 N
81.35801267 W

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Connection Details

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  • 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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