RV Parks & Campgrounds near Gainesville, FL

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Salt Springs Recreation Area, FL


Salt Springs Recreation Area is one the recreational jewels of the Ocala National Forest, with a spectacular natural mineral spring that gives the area its name. Plenty of outdoor activities keep campers and day-use visitors busy, including swimming in the springs, fishing, snorkeling, hiking and boating. Salt Springs is located between the St. Johns and Ocklawaha Rivers, 35 miles east of Ocala, Florida.

The national forest 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.


The natural springs, nearby Lake George and many surrounding rivers and streams provide ample opportunity for water recreation. Anglers can try a good …
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Northeast 136 Place, Fort McCoy, FL


Camping, Hiking, Boating, Fishing, Swimming site, Canoeing

Juniper Springs Recreation Area, FL


Juniper Springs Campground is one of the most popular campgrounds in the Ocala National Forest. The location offers deeply shaded sites within walking distance of some of Florida's most beautiful natural springs. The surrounding recreation area has plenty of activities to entertain visitors, including swimming, picnicking, canoeing, snorkeling, hiking, birding and wildlife viewing.

This campground was named one of Reserve America's Top 100 Family Campgrounds in the United States.


Visitors love swimming in a warm natural pool found in the day use area. Canoeing is also extremely popular year-round. The 7-mile journey down Juniper Run offers a unique perspective on the Juniper Prairie Wilderness. Private canoes can be used, or canoes can be rented from the concessionaire.

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Florida 40, Astor, FL


Historic & cultural site, Camping, Hiking, Wildlife viewing, Boating, Fishing, Swimming site, Day use area, Water sports, Interpretive programs

Mill Dam Group Camp, FL


Mill Dam Group Campground offers a fun and relaxing setting for groups of up to 150 to enjoy Ocala National Forest. Large picnic shelters and access to outdoor and water recreation make this area ideal for family reunions and other large parties.


The campground sits along the 168-acre Mill Dam Lake, and water activities are popular among campers and day-use visitors.

Anglers come from all over to enjoy bass fishing. Campers can bring their boats, canoes and kayaks for easy access to the water via an adjacent boat ramp.

A large swimming beach and picnic area are great ways to keep the kids entertained.


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Fr 59, Silver Springs, FL


Camping, Hiking, Swimming site, Water sports

Ocean Pond Campground, FL

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 …

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County Road 250, Sanderson, FL


Camping, Hiking, Boating, Fishing, Recreational vehicles, Swimming

Group Landing Campground, FL


Group Landing is a secluded area that offers a flexible space accommodating many outdoor activities, from a weekend family camping trip to a midweek company picnic.


Swimming, canoeing, kayaking, fishing and more are easily accommodated. A private sand beach gives a great venue for relaxing by the water or swimming in its cool waters. It's easy to shore launch a small boat, canoe, or kayak, and a boat ramp at Olustee Beach nearby can handle larger craft.


The site includes four electric hookups, an accessible bathhouse with hot showers and flush toilets, a large picnic shelter, and potable water. Bear-proof garbage cans, picnic tables, a large grill, and a fire pit are also provided.

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North Creek 231, Sanderson, FL


Camping, Fishing, Swimming site

Fort McCoy / Lake Oklawaha KOA, FL

At the edge of Ocala National Forest, on the shores of Lake Oklawaha, nature lovers will find Fort McCoy / Lake Oklawaha KOA, a place where you can park your campervan rental and enjoy exploring the beauties of Florida. After an exciting day of roaming around the area, you will find a range of amenities that will help you relax, such as a swimming pool open year-round, Wi-Fi access, and a recreation building with cable TV. If you don’t want to leave the campground but still want to have some fun, go fishing on the lake, play a game of horseshoes or cornhole, or spend some time on the volleyball court. When you get hungry, there is a clubhouse with …

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Starke / Gainesville N.E. KOA, FL

When you have a motorhome rental near Gainesville, consider staying at Starke/Gainesville N.E. KOA as it provides a cozy and friendly base to explore the region. This KOA offers campers with lots of activities such as a swimming pool, game room, shuffleboard courts, and much more. Nearby lakes also provide plenty to do, with some of the best bass fishing in Florida to be found here.

RV camping at Starke/Gainesville N.E. KOA is made easy by the campground's many resources. Each campsite provides full hookups with 30 and 50 amp electric and pull-through access to make parking easy. Wi-Fi and cable television are available at each site, and most sites come with a patio area to help you soak up …

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Rainbow Springs Campground, FL

RV camping is always more fun when there is water nearby, especially if it's natural. If this is what you're seeking along with comfortable camping with natural amenities, consider heading for Rainbow Springs Campground. This family and pet-friendly RV park has a few sites that are ADA-accessible as well as laundry facilities, firewood, and an ice machine, and other items that will make your stay easy and enjoyable. When you're booking your site, you'll have a choice of pull-through or back-in access, fire rings with grills, picnic tables, and full or partial hookups. All of the sites have 50 amp electrical outlets.

Once you're settled in, you're just a hop and a skip from the Rainbow River where you can …

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Manatee Springs Campground, FL

If you’re looking for RV campgrounds near Chiefland, Florida, Manatee Springs Campground could be an excellent place to base your vacation. The campground is located within the lush landscape of Manatee Springs State Park, on the eastern banks of the Suwanee River. When you camp at Manatee Springs Campground, you can wake up to the sounds of nature and enjoy direct access to hiking trails and water activities.

This family-friendly North Florida campground also provides RV sites with electric and water hookups. Some sites are equipped with sewer hookups, and you can choose from gravel or paved campsites. On-site, there are dump stations, restrooms, and shower facilities. Like to dine alfresco while RV camping? Manatee Springs Campground offers picnic …

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Renegades On The River Campground, FL

Fronting the St. Johns River, the Renegades on the River campground offers family and pet-friendly motorhome camping if you’re looking for full hookup sites with 50/30 amp service. There’s beautiful tropical landscaping and also some mature trees to provide shade and privacy between RV campers and cabin renters, but you can opt for sites under the beautiful Florida sun. There are several pull-through sites for bigger rigs, and a few double-wide and deep back-in sites for those towing their watercraft. (The boat slips are right on the river.) Restrooms, bathhouses, and a laundry area are available too at this Crescent City campground.

Golf cart and boat rentals are on offer; if you need fishing supplies, the bait store may have …

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Rivers Edge RV Park Campground, FL

When you are making plans to book an RV in Putnam County, Florida, you’ll need a place to park and stay, and the Rivers Edge RV Park is an excellent choice. The park is secluded and surrounded by nature. It offers a walking path, lawn games, a community pavilion, and fishing docks. Other park amenities include restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, a dog park, a trash station, and WiFi.

The campsites at Rivers Edge RV Park in Georgetown feature full hookups, concrete patios, and picnic tables. Service is 30/50 amp. Pull-through sites are available, and leashed dogs are permitted at this pet-friendly campground near the St. Johns River.

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Travelers Campground, FL

Travelers Campground is in the small town of Jacksonville. With its centralized location within the state, it is almost equidistant to both the Gulf of Mexico to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.

Travelers Campground has a little bit of everything and is conveniently located just off of I-75, so you should have no trouble finding it. The campground provides WiFi, cable, bathrooms, showers, and a laundry room for campers. The campground also offers a swimming pool access, full-hookups …

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Williston Crossings RV Resort, FL

When you are looking at campsites in North Central Florida for a vacation with a rented RV, you may want to focus on the Williston Crossings RV Resort in Williston. This is a lovely, luxurious senior (over 55) community situated on 135 acres. The property features lakes, rolling hills, paved roads, and walking trails. There is a swimming pool, a hot tub, and a fitness center. Guests also have access to a gazebo with a campfire pit, a media and game center, a library, and a clubhouse with a kitchen. The resort also features shuffleboard, pickleball, a dog run, and a coffee and ice cream caboose café. Concierge services and planned activities are available.

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