Ocala National Forest Buck Lake Group Campground
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Address: 30410 NFR 22, Umatilla, Florida 32784
GPS: 29.098027, -81.652794
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Local Directions: From Ocala: follow SR 40 east for 32 miles to the intersection with SR 19, past Juniper Springs Recreation Area. Turn right (south) and continue 4.6 miles. Look for the sign. Turn right on FR 22. Continue 1.5 miles and turn left at the Buck Lake sign. Continue another half mile to the Group Use Area.

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

All year
1 Tent Site, 1 Group Site, 1 No Hookup

Daily Rates: $50.00

Facilities & Services
Bathhouse / Restrooms, No Showers, Vault Toilets

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

All Ages, Pets Welcome
Group Camp Perfect for Fishing

Buck Lake is a group camping facility in the heart of Ocala National Forest in Florida. Great for family reunions and social gatherings, the campground can host a group of up to 50 guests along the shores of Buck Lake. The forest is also rich in water resources with more than 600 lakes, rivers and springs, several of which are near Buck Lake.

For group reservations only - Maximum of 50 people and 2 night minimum
Total Sites1
Tent Sites1
Group Sites1
No Hookup (1)
Rental Units
Facilities and Services
  Hours Description Fees
Bathhouse / Restrooms  
No Showers  
Vault Toilets  
  Hours Description Fees
Boat Ramp  
Boating   Low powered motor
Fishing   Bank fishing possible -- Largemouth bass, crappie and bluegill
Hiking   1.6 miles around Buck Lake
Power Boating   Low powered motor
Swimming   Lake -- Swim at your own risk -- No Lifeguard on Duty
Wildlife Watching  



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Nearby Attractions
About one hour from Orlando and the attractions. Close 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 3pm
Check out time is 1pm

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.

Close and lock gate behind yourself
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