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Apalachicola National Forest, Florida

Camel Lake Campground

Apalachicola National Forest, Florida


23239 National Forest Rd 105
Apalachicola National Forest, Florida 32321
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 10
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 30.277506988761
Longitude: -84.99028801918

Elevation: 81' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access no
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) ?
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service no
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) yes
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

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Review Details

Ratings overview

4 Reviews

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: December, 2016 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

Arrived to find they had no record of my reservation and another camper was occupying my site. The host was not professional like other federal parks. She wasn't even wearing shoes. People are clearly living out of this park. Beer cans and trash around.

Lot spacing was very close. Mostly shady dirt sites.

Everything was odd. Seems like a good place to get hyjacked or ambushed. I warned you. We camped at Camel Lake Campground in a Truck Camper.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
7
Site Surface
Dirt
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady, Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Very far off beaten path, limited cell setvice. Factor that when considering your saftey in this park.

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2016 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

The camp sites are extremely close. The map on Recreation.gov is very misleading, so expect to be about 10ft from the next site over. This wouldn't have been an issue except there were screaming kids at every other site, three of this kids were the camp host's kids, and they were no better with yelling at their own children at 0700 in the morning. This made for a frustrating weekend rather than a relaxing one. You will also be checked on frequently, more than any site we've ever been to.

The camp host also had "friends" stop by around 2200 (10pm). These guys were extremely intoxicated and drove circles around the grounds, yelling, and stopped at our campsite to check our rooftop tent out. It was ridiculous and they should have not been allowed on the grounds, let alone allowed to continue driving.

There is also no alcohol permitted on the grounds, this wasn't on the website, but they aren't going to check your red solo cup or other drinking ware if you decide to have a beer.

There is no swimming in this lake, either, due to alligator infestation.

Hiking trails were nice and quiet, as they were the only escape from the other campers. We camped at Camel Lake Campground in a Tent.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
8
Site Surface
Gravel, Sand, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade, Mostly Shady, Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

"No alcohol", pets allowed, fire pit and grill are separate, bathrooms are private, camp hosts are questionable characters.

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $5.00
Overall Rating:      

Very private 11 site campground on a small lake in Apalachicola National Forest. It is 2 miles off of Rt 12 on a dirt road. Sites 1,2,3,4 and 11 have electric the rest are primitive. Ringed off swimming area with nice sandy beach. Nice hiking trails and a boat launch just down the road. One room flush toilet bathroom and separate one room shower each for men and women. Great hosts

Be warned. I have camped here before when it was a first come first served no reservation campground. Now you would be wise to go online and make reservations as I got the last site available and it is a long way to another campground. Bring whatever you need is it is remote. We camped at Camel Lake Campground in a Truck Camper.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
10
Site Surface
Sand
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my truck camper
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: November, 2008 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Small, pretty, National Forest campground. The road into the campground is two miles of well maintained dirt road. The campground sits on a pretty lake and the campsites are large, clean, and well cared for. Free firewood was at every site. Lots of shade. The bathrooms were clean and well kept - flush toilets and plenty of hot water. We would stay here again. We camped at Camel Lake Campground in a Truck Camper.

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