Ocala National Forest Hopkins Prairie Campground
Location
Address: 28355 NE 77th Street, Salt Springs, Florida 32134
GPS: 29.275009, -81.69329
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Local Directions: In Salt Springs, FL, at the intersection of County Rt. 314 and State Rt. 19, take Rt. 19 south 7.7 miles to Hopkins Prairie sign. Turn right after sign onto NE 77 St. (sand and dirt) and go 2.4 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign and go 0.7 miles to campground.

Contact Information
Local Phone: 1-352-625-2520
Website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea...

Open
October 1st to June 1st
  Sites
18 RV Sites, 21 Tent Sites, 21 No Hookup, 2 Pull Thru

Rates
Daily Rates: $10.00

Facilities & Services
No Showers, Vault Toilets

Recreation
Boat Ramp, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Swimming

Policies
No Reservations, Pets Welcome

Restrictions
Max RV Length 40 ft, Max RV Width 15 ft
Description
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Hiker's Getaway

An island of shade amid a broad, winding grassland, the Hopkins Prairie Campground is a seasonal destination for campers looking to get a bit off the beaten path. It sits right along the Florida Trail and offers opportunities for fishing and birding along miles of prairie shoreline. There are only 21 sites at Hopkins Prairie. All are well-shaded in an oak hammock on a peninsula surrounded by the prairie, where cool breezes blow in when there is a little water in the prairie.
Sites
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Total Sites21
RV Sites18
   
Tent Sites21
Max RV Length40 ft
   
Max RV Width15 ft
  
No Hookup (21)
Rental Units
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Rates
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Sites
Facilities and Services
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  Hours Description Fees
No Showers  
Vault Toilets  
Recreation
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  Hours Description Fees
Bird Watching  
Boat Ramp  
Boating  
Canoeing  
Fishing   Catfish, Largemouth bass, sunfish, blue gill and crappie
Hiking   Access to Florida Trail
Kayaking  
Power Boating   Limited to 10 HP
Swimming   Lake
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Nearby Attractions
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About one hour and half from St Augustine and the historic attractions. Close to the Ocala North OHV Trail System where you ride on of the 6 different trails on your ATV or UTV. And a short drive to visit the numerous local area natural springs including the famous Juniper Springs.
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Other Policies
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Check In / Check Out
Check in time is 2pm
Check out time is 12pm

Dishes
Washing dishes at hand pump is prohibited

Gray Water
Please no dumping

Pets
All Ocala National Forest campgrounds allow pets, but they must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet and are not permitted in designated swimming and picnicking areas.

Quiet Hours
Quiet Hours runs for 10pm- 6am

Vehicles
2 vehicles per site
5 people per site (unless immediate family)
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