Ocala National Forest Lake Eaton Campground
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Overview

Location
Address: 6464 NE 171th Avenue Road, Silver Springs, Florida 34488
GPS: 29.253326, -81.865615
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Local Directions: Drive south along CR 314-A from its intersection with CR 314 for 2.5 miles. Turn left on FR 44, an unimproved and deeply rutted road, and make a sharp left at the "Lake Eaton Campground" sign. At the corner of NE 171 Ave Rd and NE 61st Street Rd, continue straight ahead through the recreation area gates. The campground gates are on the right.

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

Open
October 1st to June 1st
  Sites
14 RV Sites, 14 Tent Sites, 14 No Hookup

Rates
Daily Rates: $8.00 - $10.00

Facilities & Services
No Showers, Restrooms, Vault Toilets

Recreation
Boat Ramp, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking

Policies
Pets Welcome

Restrictions
Max RV Length 45 ft, Max RV Width 16 ft
 
Description
A Fishermen's Ideal Campground

Welcome to camping in the worlds largest sandpine scrub ecosystem. Enjoy wildlife watching for scrub jays, sandhill cranes, gopher tortises, bears, and eagles. A large, shallow lake cradled by the scrub, Lake Eaton offers many distinctive faces. As a seasonal access area, the Lake Eaton Campground has only 14 sites. At the end of the road, the Lake Eaton Boat Launch and Pier offers opportunities for boating and fishing.
Sites
Total Sites14
RV Sites14
   
Tent Sites14
Max RV Length45 ft
   
Max RV Width16 ft
  
No Hookup (14)
Rental Units
None
Rates
Sites
Facilities and Services
  Hours Description Fees
No Showers  
Restrooms  
Vault Toilets  
Recreation
  Hours Description Fees
Boat Ramp   $2.00
Boating  
Canoeing  
Fishing   Pier fishing available -- Largemouth bass, crappie and bluegill
Hiking   Nearby Lake Eaton Trail and Lake Eaton Sinkhole Trail
Kayaking  
Power Boating  
Events

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Nearby Attractions
Twelve miles from the famous Silver Springs Attraction. With plenty of restaurants nearby, you'll never go hungry. Orlando and the attractions are less than two hours away. 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

Dishes
Washing dishes at hand pump is prohibited

Gray Water
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 run 10pm - 6am

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

4 vehicles per double site
10 people per double site (unless immediate family)
Contacts
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