Ocala National Forest Big Scrub Campground
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Address: 11990 SE NFR 14, Umatilla, Florida 32784
GPS: 29.051424, -81.757191
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Local Directions: From Weirsdale, drive east on SR 42 for 7.4 miles. At the blinker, turn left onto SE 182nd Avenue Rd. Drive 4.1 miles to FR 14, on the right. FR 14 is an unimproved road, sometimes deep in soft sand in spots. After approx. 3 miles, the campground is on the left at a crossroad. It can also be accessed from SR 40 by driving south on FR 13, a signed but unimproved road, for approximately 6 miles.

Contact Information
Local Phone: 1-352-669-3153
Toll Free Phone: 1-877-444-6777
Website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea...

All year
62 RV Sites, 62 Tent Sites, 62 No Hookup

Daily Rates: $12.00

Facilities & Services
Bathhouse / Restrooms, Hot Showers


All Ages, Pets Welcome
Camping with OHV Trail Access

Welcome to camping in the worlds largest sandpine scrub ecosystem. Enjoy wildlife watching for scrub jays, sandhill cranes, gopher tortises, bears, and eagles. Perennially popular with ATV riders, the Big Scrub Campground is in the heart of a large scrub ecosystem in the south central portion of the Ocala National Forest. A trailhead within the campground provides riders campsite-to-trail access for the Centennial OHV Trail.
Total Sites62
RV Sites62
Tent Sites62
No Hookup (62)
Rental Units
Facilities and Services
  Hours Description Fees
Bathhouse / Restrooms  
Flush Toilets  
Handicap Facilities  
Hot Showers  
  Hours Description Fees
ATV / OHV Dawn - Dusk 47 miles Centennial OHV Trail - Trail connects right to to campground $10 per operator
Bird Watching   Known for spotting Scrub Jays
Wildlife Watching  



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Nearby Attractions
About one hour from Orlando and the attractions. Connect to the Centennial OHV Trail where you can take a 47 mile ride 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

Please use the dish washing room located between the mens and womens restrooms

Gray Water
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 run 10pm - 6am

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