Ocala National Forest Hopkins Prairie Campground
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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...

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

Daily Rates: $10.00

Facilities & Services
No Showers, Vault Toilets

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

Max RV Length 40 ft, Max RV Width 15 ft
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.
Total Sites21
RV Sites18
Tent Sites21
Max RV Length40 ft
Max RV Width15 ft
No Hookup (21)
Rental Units
Facilities and Services
  Hours Description Fees
No Showers  
Vault Toilets  
  Hours Description Fees
Bird Watching  
Boat Ramp  
Fishing   Catfish, Largemouth bass, sunfish, blue gill and crappie
Hiking   Access to Florida Trail
Power Boating   Limited to 10 HP
Swimming   Lake



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Nearby Attractions
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
Check In / Check Out
Check in time is 2pm
Check out time is 12pm

Washing dishes at hand pump is prohibited

Gray Water
Please no dumping

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

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