Alexander Springs Rec Area Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Alexander Springs Recreation Area is located in the Ocala National Forest. The semi-tropical region gives the campground a mixture of pines and palms, with lush greenery and warm temperatures. The sites are well shaded with level parking pads and tent space on all sites (there are no full hook-up sites). There are plenty of activities to keep campers occupied, in addition to swimming in the natural springs, there is a 7 mile canoe run, SCUBA diving (for certified divers), beach front, natural hiking trails and a summer interpretive programs. The abundant water in the area leaves lots of opportunity for all kinds of water activities. Keep your eyes open for lots of the area's wildlife, including alligators, turtles, deer, raccoons and black bear. Reservations can be made year round, and can be made up to 6 months in advance. They must however, be made at least 4 days before your intended arrival date.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Amphitheater
  • Atm Machine
  • Bbq Grills
  • Campground Store
  • Canoe Rental
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hot Showers
  • Ice Machine
  • Kayaking
  • Pavilion
  • Restrooms (Flush Toilet)
Within 10 Miles
  • ATV Trails
  • Banking Services
  • Grocery
  • Post Office
  • Restaurant
  • River Access
  • Visitors Center

Fees

Peak Season
Jan 01 2010 -
Dec 31 2010
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $18.87-$21.00
Peak Season
Jan 01 2011 -
Dec 31 2011
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $18.87-$21.00

Alerts and Important Information This campground has first-come, first-serve sites. Tax included in camping fees. There is a 2 night minimum stay on weekends, 3 night minimum on holiday weekends. Campground gate is locked at 8:00pm. Call 352-669-3522 for entry if you will be arriving after these times. Check out time is 1:00 pm. Maximum of 5 persons and 2 vehicles per site. Extra vehicles will be charged a per vehicle, per-night fee. CAUTION: Bears/Raccoons frequent the area. All food must be kept in containers. If you would like to book Saturday and Sunday, you will need to book your stay by phone at 877-444-6777.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 18 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Alexander Springs Rec Area
Campground Phone: 352-669-3522
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Deltona, FL
352-669-3522

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More About Alexander Springs Rec Area Campground

Alexander Springs Rec Area is a campground located in Deltona, Florida. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -81.58 latitude, and -81.58 longitude into your GPS device.

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