Best Camping near Longwood, FL

Longwood is an ideal place for camping adventures of all kinds. There are tons of hikes and other fun activities to partake in. Experience some of the most stunning views that Florida camping has to offer. Find the best campgrounds near Longwood, FL. Read helpful reviews and tips to find the perfect camping option for you and your crew.

Best Camping Sites Near Longwood, FL (277)

    Camper-submitted photo from Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

    1.

    Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

    127 Reviews
    342 Photos
    447 Saves
    Windermere, Florida

    Fort wilderness camping features 4 types of campsites accommodate everything from tents to 45-foot and longer RVs, with a maximum of 10 Guests per site. Each campsite is equipped with privacy-enhancing landscaping, water, cable television and electrical hook-ups, a picnic table and a charcoal grill. Most campsites also include a sewer hook-up, and some even permit pets.

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

    $56 - $201 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Wekiwa Springs State Park Campground
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    2.

    Wekiwa Springs State Park Campground

    65 Reviews
    153 Photos
    495 Saves
    Apopka, Florida

    Wekiwa Springs Camping offers slopes of gently rolling hills supporting longleaf pine among other specialty plants is the Sandhill habitat where the 60 spacious campsites are located. Each wooded site has water and electrical hook-up, a fire ring with grill and a picnic table. Some sites also have sewer hook-ups and a dump station is located at the campground.

    Accessible camp sites can be requested at the time of reservation. Two accessible restrooms with showers are located in the camping area.

    Firewood is available at the ranger station. Well behaved pets are allowed in the campground in accordance with our Pet Policy.

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

    $24 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Blue Spring State Park Campground
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    3.

    Blue Spring State Park Campground

    45 Reviews
    182 Photos
    341 Saves
    Orange City, Florida

    Blue Spring State Park has 51 campsites (recreational vehicles up to 40 feet long) located in the sand pine scrub and are within walking distance to the spring. Each site is equipped with a picnic table, water, electricity and a grill. A dump station is available in the park. Pets are welcome in the Blue Springs camping area in accordance with our Pet Policy. ADA Accessible sites at Blue Springs State Park camping are offered on Reserve America and two new bathhouses are complete with accessible showers and bathroom stalls.

    Conservation measures can produce astounding results. In 1970, two years before Blue Spring State Park was established, researchers tracked 14 manatees in the spring run. By 2005, after years of park improvements and manatee protection efforts, wintering manatee numbers exceeded 200 and by 2018, that number skyrocketed to a record 485.

    Besides "sea cows," fish abound in the spring run, and these attract a variety of wading birds, ospreys, eagles and kingfishers. To see the park’s wonders, visitors can hike along the spring run or on the 4.5-mile Pine Island Trail. Visitors can also launch a canoe or kayak (rentals are available at the park) or take a guided river boat cruise.

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

    $24 - $95 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Wekiva Falls RV Resort
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    4.

    Wekiva Falls RV Resort

    21 Reviews
    60 Photos
    145 Saves
    Mid Florida, Florida

    Located between Orlando and Daytona, our Central Florida RV Park is surrounded by state-owned preserve land, but is still only 5 miles from Sanford, FL. The campground has a total of 817 sites, 569 of which offer full hookups, and there are plenty of over-sized RV sites to accommodate big rigs and small RVs alike.

    Wekiva Falls RV Resort and campground also offers tent camping at our Orlando-area campground. Some sites are equipped with picnic tables and grills, while others have fire pits, and some are located far back in the woods.

    Wekiva Falls is a premiere RV Resort and campground destination ideally located in beautiful Sorrento, Florida between Daytona Beach and Orlando. Before Walt Disney came to the area in the 1970’s, Orlando was a sleepy town with an economy based on citrus and cattle. Since then, Orlando has blossomed into one of our nations most sought-after destinations. That’s why the founders decided to build Wekiva Falls right up to the road, in Sorrento, Florida. The founders wanted to be close enough to all the attractions and local shops, without being disturbed by the noise, or frustrated by the stop and go traffic. Sorrento, Florida is truly one of the last peaceful reserves in Central Florida. With its near-perfect mild temperatures that last all year-round. Built on over 100 acres, you’ll find the beauty of the great outdoors stretches in every direction, as far as the eye can see. At Wekiva Falls a beautiful beach awaits, winding trails call your name, and a variety of nearby wildlife dot the picture-perfect landscape.

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

    $40 - $73 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Louisa State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Louisa State Park Campground
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    5.

    Lake Louisa State Park Campground

    37 Reviews
    158 Photos
    301 Saves
    Clermont, Florida

    The natural theme park of Lake Louisa State Park showcases a diversity of wildlife, including deer, bobcat, gopher tortoises, fox squirrel and flighted creatures like bald eagles and osprey.

    The park is home to 11 distinct natural plant communities and lies within the eastern boundary of the Green Swamp Area of Critical State Concern and the northern boundary of the Lake Wales Ridge.

    The park’s three major lakes, Louisa, Hammond and Dixie, transform idle observers into active participants with opportunities for canoeing, kayaking and paddleboarding. Bicycling is popular on the park’s seven miles of paved roads over rolling hills and on the 20 miles of unpaved multi-use trails.

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

    $24 - $120 / night

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    Magnolia Park Campground

    16 Reviews
    37 Photos
    150 Saves
    Clarcona, Florida

    Reservations for camping will be accepted at the park no more than 45- days prior to your stay.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Alexander Springs Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Alexander Springs Recreation Area
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    7.

    Alexander Springs Recreation Area

    33 Reviews
    57 Photos
    400 Saves
    Astor, Florida

    Overview

    Alexander Springs Recreation Area is located in the Ocala National Forest near the beautiful, turquoise waters of Alexander Springs. With forested scenery and abundant water, the recreation area offers camping, swimming, canoeing, scuba diving (for certified divers), hiking, birding and wildlife viewing.The Ocala National Forest, located in north central Florida, spans four counties and 383,000 acres. It is the southernmost and oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River, and protects the world's largest contiguous sand pine scrub forest. If you are planning to visit the weekend of Memorial Day through Labor Day on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday, you will be required to obtain a Vehicle Access Reservation. __

    Recreation

    Visitors can swim, snorkel and dive year-round in the crystalline waters of the spring. The spring is the only place in the Ocala National Forest where scuba diving is permitted, and a broad and naturally gently sloped spring pool becomes a natural water park where visitors can picnic, swim and play. If you are planning to visit the weekend of Memorial Day through Labor Day on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday, you will be required to obtain a Vehicle Access Reservation. Fishing and canoeing are p opular outside the swimming area. Anglers can bring a rod and reel and head down to one of the platforms along the Timucuan Trail to drop a line in Alexander Run. Visitors can rent canoes or bring their own and paddle down Alexander Run into the Alexander Springs Wilderness.Day hikers will appreciate a short interpretive trail on a boardwalk over the spring and through the palm trees. They can also access two segments of the 1,400-mile Florida National Scenic Trail, which runs through the entire national forest.

    Facilities

    Visitors can swim, snorkel and dive year-round in the crystalline waters of the spring. The spring is the only place in the Ocala National Forest where scuba diving is permitted, and a broad and naturally gently sloped spring pool becomes a natural water park where visitors can picnic, swim and play. If you are planning to visit the weekend of Memorial Day through Labor Day on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday, you will be required to obtain a Vehicle Access Reservation. Fishing and canoeing are p opular outside the swimming area. Anglers can bring a rod and reel and head down to one of the platforms along the Timucuan Trail to drop a line in Alexander Run. Visitors can rent canoes or bring their own and paddle down Alexander Run into the Alexander Springs Wilderness.Day hikers will appreciate a short interpretive trail on a boardwalk over the spring and through the palm trees. They can also access two segments of the 1,400-mile Florida National Scenic Trail, which runs through the entire national forest.

    Natural Features

    Alexander Springs is among 27 first-magnitude springs in Florida, and is by far one of the easiest for visitors to enjoy. The water is a constant 72 degrees and extraordinarily clear with a sandy bottom. The area is subtropical, surrounded by a floodplain forest of maples, sweet gum and cabbage palms. Alligators, turtles, deer, raccoons, black bear and numerous birds make their home in the national forest.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (352) 669-3522.

    Nearby Attractions

    Visitors can explore the surrounding Alexander Springs Wilderness Area. A paddle down the spring run is the best option to explore the mosaic of hardwood swamp, hardwood forest and scrub habitats and spot the animals that live there. The Ocala National Forest is notable for its extensive off-road trail system catering to both ATV enthusiasts and Jeeps, as well as being a traditional destination for deer hunters from around Central Florida. These opportunities are available within a short drive of Alexander Springs.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Cancelling a Reservation: Customers may cancel their reservation prior to arrival both on-line and through the call center. A $10 service fee will be withheld from any refund for a cancellation. Depending on when you cancel in relation to your arrival day, it may be considered a late cancellation. https://www.recreation.gov/rules-reservation-policies__ Refunds are not given for inclement weather for camping, gear rentals, or day-use fees.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $60 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Clearwater Lake Campground
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    8.

    Clearwater Lake Campground

    21 Reviews
    48 Photos
    243 Saves
    Paisley, Florida

    Overview

    Clearwater Lake Recreation Area offers a quiet getaway along the southeastern edge of the Ocala National Forest, just outside the community of Paisley, Florida. With a shaded campground, day use picnic area, beach and a nature trail that winds through the pine woods and scrub around Clearwater Lake, this facility has plenty of activities to keep campers occupied. The Ocala National Forest, in north central Florida, spans four counties and 383,000 acres. It is the southernmost and oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River, and protects the world's largest, contiguous sand pine scrub forest.

    Recreation

    The abundant water in the area offers many opportunities for recreation. In addition to swimming in the lake, a 7-mile canoe trail meanders not far from Clearwater Lake. Canoe rentals are available at the campground. Campers can fish for largemouth bass, brim or catfish. Hikers have access to the Clearwater Lake Loop Trail, a 1.3-mile nature trail; a segment of the 1,400-mile Florida National Scenic Trail; and mountain bikers can ride the Paisley Woods Bicycle Trail, a 22-mile forested path. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. It is also alligator country; practice caution around water.

    Facilities

    The abundant water in the area offers many opportunities for recreation. In addition to swimming in the lake, a 7-mile canoe trail meanders not far from Clearwater Lake. Canoe rentals are available at the campground. Campers can fish for largemouth bass, brim or catfish. Hikers have access to the Clearwater Lake Loop Trail, a 1.3-mile nature trail; a segment of the 1,400-mile Florida National Scenic Trail; and mountain bikers can ride the Paisley Woods Bicycle Trail, a 22-mile forested path. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. It is also alligator country; practice caution around water.

    Natural Features

    The semi-tropical region gives the campground a mixture of pines and palms, with lush greenery and warm temperatures. With ample habitat, alligators, turtles, deer, raccoons, black bear and numerous birds make their home here.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (352) 669-0078.

    Nearby Attractions

    The Ocala National Forest is notable for its extensive off-road trail system catering to both ATV enthusiasts and Jeeps, as well as being a traditional destination for deer hunters from around Central Florida. These opportunities are available within a short drive of Clearwater Lake.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Cancelling a Reservation: Customers may cancel their reservation prior to arrival both on-line and through the call center. A $10 service fee will be withheld from any refund for a cancellation. Depending on when you cancel in relation to your arrival day, it may be considered a late cancellation. https://www.recreation.gov/rules-reservation-policies____ Refunds are not given for inclement weather for camping, gear rentals, or day-use fees.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $36 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Orlando/Kissimmee KOA
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    9.

    Orlando/Kissimmee KOA

    27 Reviews
    75 Photos
    160 Saves
    Kissimmee, Florida

    Explore all the incredible attractions Central Florida has to offer! Located just minutes from the world famous Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Gatorland, LEGOLAND and more. After a long day of adventure, come home to this beautiful KOA. Choose the accommodation that best suits you and your family. We have a variety of RV sites, including; Back-in, Pull-Through and Deluxe Patio-Full Hookup sites. Leave the packing to us and try out one of our fully furnished Deluxe Cabins! Or set up camp at one of our spacious tent sites, located near the pool and restrooms. 

    Bring the whole family for a camping trip to remember! There's a playground and jumping pillow for kids, fitness room for adults, and dogs will love the off-leash Kamp K9™. Our pool, hot tub and lounge areas are open all year.

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

    $45 / night

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    10.

    Moss Park Campground

    20 Reviews
    69 Photos
    158 Saves
    Flamingo, Florida

    Moss Park’s 1551 acres is located between Lakes Mary Jane and Lake Hart. Enjoy boating, hiking, wildlife observation, biking and other outdoor activities during your stay. Moss Park camping is available at 54 RV/tent sites. All campsites have fire rings, grills, picnic tables, water and electric. The Moss Park entrance and dump fees are included in the per night camping charge. Sites #1-4 are designated Multi-family campsites. There is a maximum of 18 individuals allowed per site. Moss Park has five group sites available, A through E, which can accommodate up to 450 campers when combined. Sites are assigned relevant to the number of campers your group plans to bring. Camping reservations are available online only through the Orange County Parks and Recreation website.

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

What camping is available near Longwood, FL?

According to TheDyrt.com, Longwood, FL offers a wide range of camping options, with 277 campgrounds and RV parks near Longwood, FL and 7 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Longwood, FL?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Longwood, FL is Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground with a 4.6-star rating from 127 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Longwood, FL?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 7 free dispersed camping spots near Longwood, FL.

What parks are near Longwood, FL?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 4 parks near Longwood, FL that allow camping, notably Ocala National Forest and Pomme De Terre Lake.