Places to Camp near Lake Placid, FL

Lake Placid, FL is a great camping destination for adventurers of all types. There are tons of hikes and other fun activities to partake in, as well as sights to see and explore. At The Dyrt, campers like you share their favorite spots, plus tips and photos. No matter where you're headed in Lake Placid, you'll find the best spot for you and your camping crew.

Best Camping Sites Near Lake Placid, FL (146)

    Camper-submitted photo from Highlands Hammock State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Highlands Hammock State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Highlands Hammock State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Highlands Hammock State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Highlands Hammock State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Highlands Hammock State Park Campground

    1.

    Highlands Hammock State Park Campground

    48 Reviews
    114 Photos
    188 Saves
    Sebring, Florida

    The family campground offers water and electric hookups, a dump station, access to restrooms with shower facilities, laundry and dishwashing areas.

    Currently, there is no free Wi-Fi in the campground; however, Wi-Fi is available at the Hammock Inn Concession, which is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during peak season months. During the slow summer season, daily availability and hours of operation may vary for the Hammock Inn camp store. Call 863-402-0061 for details.

    Campsites have picnic tables and fire rings. Sites vary from being open and sunny to partially or fully shaded and range in length from 20 to 50 feet. Maximum RV length = 50 feet.

    Three paved campsites, designated as American Disability Act sites, are near an ADA-accessible restroom. A maximum of eight people with two tents are allowed per site. RV sites are allowed to have the RV and one tent.

    The recreation hall, a park rental facility with a full kitchen, stage, large seating area, restrooms, barbecue grill and playground, is used for family reunions, weddings, parties, meetings and other events. Reservations may be booked through the ranger station 11 months in advance.

    The campground is a short walk from the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum and the picnic area. The bike path, nature trails and playgrounds are within proximity and easily accessed. Ranger-guided programs and interpretive walks offered during the busy winter season are suspended during the summer.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • Tents
    • Group

    $22 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Kilpatrick Hammock Campground — Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Kilpatrick Hammock Campground — Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Kilpatrick Hammock Campground — Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Kilpatrick Hammock Campground — Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Kilpatrick Hammock Campground — Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Kilpatrick Hammock Campground — Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

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    Kilpatrick Hammock Campground — Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

    28 Reviews
    167 Photos
    189 Saves
    Kenansville, Florida

    Surrounded by 54,000 acres of prairie, campers at the Kilpatrick Hammock Campground can experience real Florida wilderness with access to modern conveniences. Water and electricity are provided at all 35 campsites along with a spacious accessible restroom with showers and laundry. A water-filling and dump station is centrally located.

    Trails are located near the campground to allow for exploration of the preserve. The park's remoteness makes Kissimmee Prairie an ideal location for stargazing. The park also offers the Bedtime Story Camper Lending Library of picture books for campers ages 4 to 9. Check out the books at the park office. Well-behaved pets are allowed in the campground in accordance with our Pet Policy.

    Maximum recreational vehicle length is 65 feet.

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

    $16 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Peace River Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Peace River Campground
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    Peace River Campground

    25 Reviews
    77 Photos
    171 Saves
    Arcadia, Florida

    Peace River Campground offers over 100 acres of wilderness camping for your enjoyment. You can make camp anywhere you like, including many places right on the beautiful Peace River's edge. During less busy times you can spend days out of site of other campers. While there are no utilities, picnic tables, or other campground amenities, you are only a short walk to our hot showers, swimming pool, campground store and all the trappings of the "civilized" world.

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

    $16 - $80 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Fisheating Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Fisheating Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Fisheating Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Fisheating Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Fisheating Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Fisheating Creek Campground

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    Fisheating Creek Campground

    15 Reviews
    105 Photos
    86 Saves
    Palmdale, Florida

    Select from 120 sites in three distinct areas. We also offer a two-room cabin as well as group tent sites.

    Located near the campground entrance, we rent 52 RV sites, including 48 full-hookup sites with 30 and 50 amp electric, water and sewer. Many of our RV sites now feature concrete parking pads.

    Tent sites

    Choose from 68 tent sites, many of which are located along Fisheating Creek and near the swim lake. Select sites also offer electric and water. Otherwise, water is available at the north or south bathhouses.

    Pop-Ups: Pop-ups are permitted on primitive sites, excluding waterfront sites.

    Generator Friendly Sites: Small, quiet generators may be used in select campsites for tents and pop-up campers. Please contact us in advance to confirm which campsites allow generators and please read our generator guidelines.

    Cabin

    New for 2020! Fisheating Creek’s cabin features a private bedroom, a living room/dining area with stove and refrigerator, air conditioning and bathroom. The living room sofa folds out into a full size bed, and rollaways are available for an additional charge. The cabin is wheelchair accessible.

    Cabin occupancy is strictly limited to six people. No pets permitted. Service animals are permitted.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Thousand Trails Peace River

    20 Reviews
    80 Photos
    63 Saves
    Ona, Florida

    Thousand Trails Peace River RV & Camping Resort is a 75-acre RV camp in Florida nestled among the woods on the outskirts of Wauchula. The Peace River runs a half mile around the border of the preserve, offering canoeing, kayaking, fishing, fossil hunting in the river, nature trails and wildlife. Whether you prefer the water or the woods, Peace River provides the RV camping experience you desire all from a conveniently located RV camp in southwest Florida. At Thousand Trails Peace River RV Camping, our setting is ideal for guests who want to explore the surrounding local attractions. Big-city sports arenas, amusement parks and art districts are a pleasant drive away. This RV camp in Florida also touts close proximity to the well-known powder white beaches of the Gulf Coast, only a brief 45 minutes to an hour away. Naturally Beautiful RV Camp in Florida Whether you're planning a retreat for the whole family, a group of friends or a getaway for two, there's no shortage of unique activities to explore at Peace River RV & Camping Resort. Plan activities upon arrival or visit this page before your departure to plan ahead. Looking for more? Our friendly staff can fill you in on all of the great ways to make your stay a memorable experience.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Ortona South
    Camper-submitted photo from Ortona South
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    Ortona South

    20 Reviews
    87 Photos
    96 Saves
    LaBelle, Florida

    Overview

    Ortona South is a perfect campground for a quiet, sunny escape to South Florida. the campground is set along the Caloosahatchie River.

    Recreation

    Activities here are focused on simple, relaxing pleasures like fishing and strolling the grounds. If you walk across the dam in between 7AM and 4 PM, the road on the north side of the river provides a great place for walking and bicycling. Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, and Tilapia are the most commonly caught fish at the large wooden pier at the campground. Snook are commonly caught at the small north end pier which is also accessible by walking across the dam from 7AM to 4PM. Several large bird species frequent the area if you are a Bird Watcher.

    Facilities

    Activities here are focused on simple, relaxing pleasures like fishing and strolling the grounds. If you walk across the dam in between 7AM and 4 PM, the road on the north side of the river provides a great place for walking and bicycling. Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, and Tilapia are the most commonly caught fish at the large wooden pier at the campground. Snook are commonly caught at the small north end pier which is also accessible by walking across the dam from 7AM to 4PM. Several large bird species frequent the area if you are a Bird Watcher.

    Natural Features

    The campground's terrain is flat and lined with tropical greenery , including the Sabal Palm, the state tree of Florida. The Caloosahatchee River to your north and picturesque pastures to your south. The South Florida Water Management District is constructing a Water Quality Treatment and Testing Facility, adjacent to the South East end of the campground. Construction at that site may affect the serenity of your experience.

    Nearby Attractions

    Head west to LaBelle, Florida, where an annual Swamp Cabbage Festival is held the last weekend of each February. Or travel east to hike or bike along the Herbert Hoover Dike, part of Lake Okeechobee, and part of the 1,400-mile long Florida National Scenic Trail.

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

    $35 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Josephine RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Josephine RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Josephine RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Josephine RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Josephine RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Josephine RV Resort

    7.

    Lake Josephine RV Resort

    4 Reviews
    9 Photos
    14 Saves
    Sebring, Florida
    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Kissimmee State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Kissimmee State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Kissimmee State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Kissimmee State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Kissimmee State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Kissimmee State Park Campground

    8.

    Lake Kissimmee State Park Campground

    28 Reviews
    88 Photos
    199 Saves
    Lakeshore, Florida

    Sixty campsites are available with electric and water hookups. A dump station is located nearby. The camping area is located in an oak hammock that provides shade and a natural buffer for a little seclusion.

    Park amenities include a boat ramp and marina as well as trails, a playground and an observation tower providing a view of Lake Kissimmee. Well-behaved pets are welcome in the campground in accordance with our Pet Policy.

    Sites 15, 9, 49 and 52 have accessible amenities, including picnic tables, grills, and paved pathways to accessible restrooms (including a shower).

    Primitive equestrian camping is available at Lake Kissimmee State Park. Come prepared: Water, electricity and restrooms are not available.

    For those who prefer primitive camping, two campsites are located on the 13 miles of hiking trails within the park. Everything must be backpacked in, including water.

    Each site includes two picnic tables and two ground grills. No facilities are available at either campsite. The sites are available for individuals or groups, with a maximum of 12 people per site. At least one of the camping party must be 18 years of age or older. Campers must arrive at the park at least three hours before sunset. Campers, please be aware that occasionally, for example, on holiday weekends, boating noise from Lake Kissimmee can be heard throughout the campground. Maximum recreational vehicle length is 55 feet.

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

    $20 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo
    Camper-submitted photo from Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo
    Camper-submitted photo from Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo
    Camper-submitted photo from Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo
    Camper-submitted photo from Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo
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    Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo

    12 Reviews
    40 Photos
    92 Saves
    Kenansville, Florida

    Experience one of the last untouched pieces of Florida wilderness at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo – an authentic Florida dude ranch that lies just one hour South of Orlando in Polk County, FL – where guests can return to the days of "Old Florida" when the state was home to cowboys and cattle ranchers. The Ranch, which lies on 1,700 acres overlooking the scenic Kissimmee River, completed a multi-million dollar renovation in October 2013 and features horseback riding, an award-winning Saturday night rodeo and much more. It's the ideal destination for an unforgettable family vacation getaway!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Sunshine RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Sunshine RV Resort

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    Sunshine RV Resort

    1 Review
    2 Photos
    2 Saves
    Lake Placid, Florida
    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Lake Placid, FL?

According to TheDyrt.com, Lake Placid, FL offers a wide range of camping options, with 146 campgrounds and RV parks near Lake Placid, FL and 1 free dispersed camping spot.

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

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Lake Placid, FL is Highlands Hammock State Park Campground with a 4.2-star rating from 48 reviews.

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

According to TheDyrt.com, there is 1 free dispersed camping spot near Lake Placid, FL.

What parks are near Lake Placid, FL?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 5 parks near Lake Placid, FL that allow camping, notably Pomme De Terre Lake and Big Cypress National Preserve.