Best Camping near Lake City, FL

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Best Camping Sites Near Lake City, FL (128)

    Camper-submitted photo from Ginnie Springs Outdoors
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    1.

    Ginnie Springs Outdoors

    53 Reviews
    177 Photos
    495 Saves
    Fort White, Florida

    Located on the Santa Fe River in High Springs Florida, Ginnie Springs is one of the clearest springs in Florida. The 72-degree water is perfect for river tubing, swimming, snorkeling, scuba and cave diving. Visitors to Ginnie Springs Outdoors can enjoy camping (wilderness sites or sites with electricity), an overnight rental cottage, picnicking, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, canoeing, kayaking, river tubing and volleyball.

    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $20 - $25 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Dogwood Campground — O'Leno State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Dogwood Campground — O'Leno State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Dogwood Campground — O'Leno State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Dogwood Campground — O'Leno State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Dogwood Campground — O'Leno State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Dogwood Campground — O'Leno State Park

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    Dogwood Campground — O'Leno State Park

    38 Reviews
    140 Photos
    204 Saves
    Fort White, Florida
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $18 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park Campground

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    Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park Campground

    29 Reviews
    105 Photos
    71 Saves
    White Springs, Florida

    Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park Campground is a fantastic spot for anyone looking to enjoy a mix of history and nature. The campground offers a variety of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, cabins, and even glamping options. The sites are spacious, with many offering ample shade and privacy thanks to the dense vegetation between them. Pull-thru sites with 50-amp hookups and water are available, and there's a sanitary dump station on-site.

    Visitors rave about the cleanliness of the restrooms and showers, which are well-maintained and conveniently located. The park itself is a treasure trove of activities. You can explore the fascinating museums dedicated to Stephen Foster, the famous American composer, and take a stroll to the iconic bell tower. The park's historical and cultural significance adds a unique touch to your camping experience.

    For those who love paddling, the Suwannee River is a major draw. There's a local outfitter that offers shuttle services and boat rentals, making it easy to get out on the water. If you're into hiking or biking, the park has plenty of trails to explore.

    Nearby, the town of White Springs offers some good dining options like Fat Belly's, which comes recommended by campers for its reasonable prices and convenience. Whether you're staying for a night or planning a longer visit, Stephen Foster State Park Campground provides a peaceful and enriching retreat.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $20 - $100 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park & Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park & Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park & Campground

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    Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park & Campground

    36 Reviews
    90 Photos
    181 Saves
    Suwannee, Florida

    Located just north of Live Oak, Fla, the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is a one-of-a-kind music park and premier campground nestled on the shady banks of the historic, tea-colored Suwannee River in North Florida. The Spirit of the Suwannee is proud to host a variety of events throughout the year. In addition to these events, the park offers live music during the week in the Music Hall and a natural amphitheater for outdoor music festivals.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Ocean Pond Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Ocean Pond Campground
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    5.

    Ocean Pond Campground

    18 Reviews
    29 Photos
    94 Saves
    Olustee, Florida

    Ocean Pond hosts more than 100,000 visitors annually. The two-mile wide lake has a shallow, sandy beach and facilities for fishing, picnicking, hiking, restrooms, fire rings and picnic tables. Ocean Pond is a favorite for boaters and skiing enthusiasts. A public boat launch and a 67-site campground attracts visitors from many parts of the country. The early bird gets the worm! Come early for lakeshore camping. Nineteen sites have electric and water hook-ups, 27 have water hook ups and there are twenty primitive sites. Water and electric are paved spurs with a 50-foot capacity. Each site has a lantern post, picnic table, fire ring and convenient access to bathrooms and hot showers. Campers can enjoy the boat launch and swimming area. If you are interested in day-use activities, the Olustee Beach has full bathrooms with showers, beach, boat launch, fishing pier, trails and picnic areas. The Great Florida Birding Trail and the Florida National Scenic Trail pass through the campground. Motor boats and trailers can be kept in the boat trailer parking across from the boat ramp. Ocean Pond is just four miles away from the Olustee Battlefield Park, site of Florida's only Civil War battle in 1864. The Olustee Battle Festival and Re-enactmentis held annually in Lake City. The campground is located approximately 1 hour from the First Coast Atlantic beaches and a short half-hour to multiple State Parks, local springs and caves.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Magnolia Campground — O'Leno State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Magnolia Campground — O'Leno State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Magnolia Campground — O'Leno State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Magnolia Campground — O'Leno State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Magnolia Campground — O'Leno State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Magnolia Campground — O'Leno State Park

    6.

    Magnolia Campground — O'Leno State Park

    17 Reviews
    70 Photos
    106 Saves
    High Springs, Florida

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    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $18 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park Campground

    7.

    Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park Campground

    22 Reviews
    131 Photos
    168 Saves
    High Springs, Florida

    Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park is the newest addition to Florida State Parks!

    The park contains a collection of natural springs, including a large second magnitude spring that produces an average of 44 million gallons of water per day. This spring, known as Gilchrist Blue, has outstanding water clarity and discharges water through a shallow spring run about one-quarter mile to the Santa Fe River. The other named springs on-site are Little Blue Spring, Naked Spring, Kiefer Spring and Johnson Spring.

    The most significant ecological habitats within the park include the spring run stream and floodplain communities. The main spring run is renowned for its support of a diversity of wildlife species including turtles, fish and invertebrates.

    Paddling, snorkeling and swimming are all popular at the main springhead and spring run. Pavilions are available and a concession stand provides food and beverage service. Other popular activities include hiking, nature study and picnicking.

    The park features 23 campsites: 16 sites for RV/tent camping (30 amp available) and seven tent-only camping.

    For reservations, visit the Florida State Parks reservations website or call 800-326-3521 or TDD 888-433-0287.

    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Suwannee River State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Suwannee River State Park Campground
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    8.

    Suwannee River State Park Campground

    32 Reviews
    177 Photos
    221 Saves
    Live Oak, Florida

    At the intersection of the Suwannee and Withlacoochee rivers, patches of rain lilies spring up on earthen mounds built to defend against Union Navy gunboats. Sunwannee River Campground is alive with history. Visitors can see remnants of a nineteenth-century steamship and two ghost towns that have been reclaimed by the sandhill wilderness, which is home to diverse and imperiled native species. On foot or by canoe, experiencing the park’s historical significance is its own timeless reward.

    Located near the Suwannee River, the campground offers 30 oak-shaded sites with electricity, water, sewer, picnic table and fire ring. Three campsites are ADA accessible. The campground offers an ADA accessible restroom with showers. A dump station is also available.

    Pets are welcome but must be kept on a 6-foot leash controlled by the pet's owner. Maximum RV length = 45 feet.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $22 - $100 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Moonshine Acres RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Moonshine Acres RV Park
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    Moonshine Acres RV Park

    13 Reviews
    25 Photos
    65 Saves
    Fort White, Florida

    Welcome to Moonshine Acres RV Park, nestled near Fort White, Florida. This spot is a gem for anyone looking to enjoy the great outdoors with a touch of comfort. The campground is just a stone's throw away from the beautiful Ichetucknee Springs, making it a prime location for those who love tubing and kayaking.

    The campground itself is clean and well-maintained, with spacious sites that can accommodate both tents and RVs. You'll find full hookups available, including water, electric, and sewer, which is a big plus for RV travelers. The facilities here are top-notch, with clean and updated bathrooms, showers, and a sanitary dump station.

    One of the standout features of Moonshine Acres is its array of amenities. There's a game room, a playground, and even an off-leash dog park for your furry friends. The general store on-site is handy for picking up any essentials you might need during your stay. If you're into biking or hiking, there's a nice paved trail right across the road that offers a scenic route for your adventures.

    Visitors have praised the friendly and responsive staff, who go out of their way to ensure you have a pleasant stay. Whether you're here for a weekend getaway or a longer vacation, the staff's hospitality will make you feel right at home.

    For those who enjoy a bit of socializing, the campground often has events and activities, especially on weekends. And if you're looking to explore the area, Ginnie Springs is another nearby attraction that's worth a visit.

    In summary, Moonshine Acres RV Park offers a blend of natural beauty and modern conveniences, making it a fantastic choice for your next camping trip. Whether you're here for the springs, the trails, or just to relax, you'll find everything you need for a memorable stay.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $50 - $65 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Suwannee River Rendezvous Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Suwannee River Rendezvous Resort
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    Suwannee River Rendezvous Resort

    19 Reviews
    44 Photos
    84 Saves
    Mayo, Florida

    Welcome to Suwannee River Rendezvous Resort, nestled near Mayo, FL. This place is a camper's paradise with a little something for everyone. Whether you're pitching a tent, parking your RV, or looking for a cozy cabin, you'll find a spot that suits your style.

    One of the standout features here is the access to the Suwannee River and nearby springs. Perfect for kayaking, tubing, or just lounging by the water. If you're into fishing, you're in luck—one camper even caught a catfish on his birthday! The resort also offers kayak rentals if you didn't bring your own gear.

    The amenities are top-notch. There's a heated pool and hot tub, which are great for unwinding after a day of adventure. The dining area and general store are well-stocked and clean, with plenty of puzzles and board games to keep you entertained during any unexpected downpours. Pets are welcome almost everywhere, making it easier for you to bring your furry friends along.

    For those who enjoy a bit of luxury, the resort has a lodge and restaurant that add a touch of comfort to your stay. The staff here are friendly and helpful, always ready to make your visit enjoyable. And if you're into unique activities, this place has got you covered—from pigeon races to weekend live music.

    The campground is divided into different sections, offering a variety of experiences. The lower section has sandy sites under the trees, while the higher section is more of a standard RV park. Both areas have their own charm and plenty of shade.

    So, whether you're here for the water sports, the peaceful surroundings, or the community vibe, Suwannee River Rendezvous Resort is a fantastic spot to make some unforgettable camping memories.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Lake City, FL?

According to TheDyrt.com, Lake City, FL offers a wide range of camping options, with 128 campgrounds and RV parks near Lake City, FL and 5 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Lake City, FL?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Lake City, FL is Ginnie Springs Outdoors with a 4.2-star rating from 53 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Lake City, FL?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 5 free dispersed camping spots near Lake City, FL.

What parks are near Lake City, FL?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 5 parks near Lake City, FL that allow camping, notably Osceola National Forest and Cumberland Island National Seashore.