Clearwater Lake Rec Area Campground and Camping
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About the Campground
Clearwater Lake 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 lake springs, there is a 7 mile canoe run not far from Clearwater Lake. There are also beach front activities along the lake, 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
- ADA Accessible Restrooms / Site
- Bbq Grills
- Canoe Rental
- Drinking Water
- Dump Station
- Hiking Trail
- Hot Showers
- Ice Machine
- Paved Roads and Spurs
- Ranger Station
- Restrooms (Flush Toilet)
|Within 10 Miles|
- ATV Trails
- Banking Services
- Post Office
- Visitors Center
Jan 01 2010 -
Dec 31 2010
Jan 01 2011 -
Dec 31 2011
Alerts and Important Information
Reservations for Clearwater Lake are now site specific
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 1:00pm
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
Campground Phone: 352-669-0078
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
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More About Clearwater Lake Rec Area Campground
Clearwater Lake 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 -81.555 latitude, and -81.555 longitude into your GPS device.
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