Ranae C.
Apopka, FL
Joined December 2018
Manager at a kayak/canoe outfitter and launch. Paddle junkie, solo primitive kayak camping enthusiast. Hiking beginner.
Awesome small town feel

Great little campground, not big and commercial like so many. Owners are wonderful and make you feel welcome. Can launch canoes and kayaks there or use the shuttle and get dropped off upriver and float back on day and multiday trips.

Reserve America map is wrong

Ok but stacked on top of each other. Lots of rough dirt roads to get there. Quiet though.

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Primitive island camping

Launch at river breeze park, book through Canavaral National Seashore. 20 bucks a night your own island. Can book for up to 15 people but I don't know where you would put enough tents. Got a 6 man and a 2 man set up and could get a 4 man as well but who actually puts that many people in a tent, lol.

Reserve America map is wrong

Ok but stacked on top of each other. Lots of rough dirt roads to get there. Quiet though.

Kayakers read review

Very cool little place for primitive camping. All the sites are cut out so that you have some privacy from the neighboring sites. There are a couple of sites that you can't reserve, first come first serve, pay in cash at the iron ranger. Site 1 is that way and you could paddle into it. 14 and 16 can be reserved and also@ paddled into. Most sites have water and there is a bathroom/showers with really hot water.

Paddle to sites

They have 3 paddle to sites on rock springs run and 1 on the wekiva river. All are pretty cool , big buck is the only one not directly on the water. All have bear box, fire pit and a bench or two. All but otter has hammock posts. Best is to launch upstream at kings landing and paddle down stream to them. When you take out keep going downstream to their pick up point and then you never paddle against current with gear. Also sucks to paddle up to them from the park because you have to pack out your own firewood since you can't burm ground fall. Very primitive and secluded.

Hate to see it when they are busy.

Nice area and staff. Site 142 is big and slightly more separated than the rest of the tent sites. Also closest to the kayak launch. The other sites holy crap no privacy or separation between most of them. Wouldn't want to camp here when they are busy.