Chassahowitzka River Campground

Nestled on the border of the 31,000 acre Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge, our 40 acre campground is not your typical RV park, and offers natural Florida camping at its finest. We have full-hook-up and water & electric sites with 30 & 50 amp service.& separate primitive tenting sites, all surrounded by hundreds of big oak & tall pine trees. All sites include picnic table & fire pit, & we have a centrally located modern bathhouse, laundromat, & dump station. Shuffleboard is available for your competitive side. Our camp store offers ice-cold soft drinks, bagged ice, snacks, some grocery items, camping & fishing supplies,bait &tackle.

For the avid fisherman or paddler, our public boat ramp allows you access to the 6 1/2 mile long Chassahowitzka River. A constant 72 degrees water temperature year round on one of the most pristine Old Florida rivers, The Chas is not a deep river, but is fed by many freshwater springs, & is home to the coveted large-mouth bass, blue crab, snapper, & many other fish. Saltwater angling in the Gulf of Mexico is just a boat ride away. Don;t have your own vessel? Canoe, kayak, and jon boat rentals are available at the dock.. Paddlers may observe turtles, manatees, otters, or dolphin!

We are open 7 days a week, year-round except for Christmas Day. Whether you come to camp for a night, a week, or a month or just want to take a day trip to fish & swim, this is THE place to be to enjoy the Florida outdoors.



Birding, Canoeing, Paddleboarding, Snorkeling, Water Recreation


Boat Ramp, Campfires Permitted, Convenience Store, Dump Station, Elec. 30 Amp, Elec. 50 Amp, Full Hookups, Ice, Laundry, Number of Sites: 76, Playground, Sewer Hookup, Showers, Water Hookup


Daily, Long Term, Monthly, Weekly

Average Visit Time

Full day, Multi-day

Camping Type

Pull Thru Sites, RV Sites, Tent Sites


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