National Park Service
Ochopee is located in Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida
2 Reviews of Ochopee
Nice simple campground right in the middle of the huge wilderness of Big Cypress National Preserve and not far from Everglades National Park. Pros: right off the main road through the Everglades & Big Cypress, RV sites are all around a pond, boardwalk hikes nearby (short drive), visitor center and Native American museum nearby (short drive), ranger programs (short drive to visitor center), clean, level & grassy campsites, surrounded by trees, some of the best stargazing in all of Florida, great wildlife around camp and on the trails nearby. Cons: tent-only area is next to the RV dump station, very open and very little shade at most sites. FYI: bring all the food & supplies you need into the park, though they do have water at the campground.
First to Review
sites: minimum privacy. flat sites. limited cell phone reception. some shaded picnic tables. amenities: no showers. clean bathrooms. near highway. other attractions: lots of animals (including gators). boardwalks. fishing. no swimming. I would go back again.