White Springs, Florida

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

White Springs, Florida



White Springs, Florida
Phone: (386) 397-4331

Sites: 45
Recent Rate: $11 3/2015

Latitude: 30.330716
Longitude: -82.761312

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • 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) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • 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 yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
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 no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals yes
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • 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 no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River yes
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

90 Reviews

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Dave's Wife

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is everything we've looked for. Not fancy but functional. Lots of things to do to keep you busy for a day or two. Bike rentals, reasonable. Museum, gift shop. Lacks large/super stores but not an issue. We camped at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Don't expect an urban area. This is Old Florida.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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Wink

Review Count: 44
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $11.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground has level gravel sites and is a good park to Hike, bike, and see the bell tower a tribute to Stephen Foster. There is a lot of his pianos, antiques and art work on display there. We camped at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Tips for other Campers:

For any thing major to buy you will need to go about fourteen miles to Lake City. There you will fine Walmart and about any other regular store.

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Crazyrvfamily

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: January, 2015 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

One of the best state parks we have ever stayed in. Huge spacious private sites. Our site seemed like a private oasis, so much so that we extended our stay by 2 days. Lots to do here and a really cool bell tower that goes off regularly. We will definitely stay here again. We camped at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in a Motorhome.

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Dog Folks

Review Count: 13
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $12.00
Overall Rating:      

A beautiful park with a museum dedicated to Stephen Foster. A bell carrion tower rings out every 15 minutes and a song at the top of each hour. Sites were super clean and raked. It was obvious that the campground hosts worked hard on the appearance. We camped at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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Peddler

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

Third day here, leaving tomorrow. Great park, quiet, clean, and shady. Staying in pull-through site 42. Rate is FL resident. There is Wi-Fi at the gift shop but not at the sites. AT&T cell and data three bars and LTE at 10 down and 6 up. There is OTA TV available, decent signal, all four networks. Only reason for a 9 is lack of sewer, but we knew that going in. We camped at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in a Motorhome.

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rwarner22

Review Count: 100
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Great park with plenty of room between sites. Level site with campfire was nice. Even was able to get a satellite signal through the trees for our TV. Liked the history and museum on the property. The hiking trails were good, but could have used a sign or two to improve the markings. Recommend getting the hiking map from the ranger at checkin. Florida knows how to do their State Parks. We love them and can't wait to see more of them. We would camp here again. We camped at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in a Motorhome.

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Diane Yeager

Review Count: 126
States Visited: 37
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $11.00
Overall Rating:      

Our favorite spot in north Florida. Beautiful grounds, lots of shade, dependable utilities. Just lacks sewer hookups. We continue to return. We camped at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in a Motorhome.

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Jeepman Texas

Review Count: 22
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful place - highly recommended. Huge, shaded campsites with excellent water/electric utilities and beautiful views. Incredibly quiet. Only thing that keeps it from a 10 is no sewer but there is a dump station. The museum is fascinating if small, and the store/craft demonstrations are fun. Don't miss the views of the historic Suwanee River. Lots of beautiful hiking trails and canoes/bikes for rent at the store. We'll stay here again. We camped at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in a Motorhome.

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NiekaKnitter

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $22.00
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2nd stay here this year. Clean, level, spacious sites. Some have more privacy than others. Bells ring the quarter hours and concerts daily. Nice playground, walking and bicycling trails. Crafters doing demos most days. We camped at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in a Motorhome.

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BruceVero

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $14.00
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Very nice sites with lots of space between RVs. Clean and spacious bathrooms and showers. Nice museum and gift shop. Lots of hiking trails. We would definitely visit again. We camped at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in a Motorhome.

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Lifetraveler

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

This was our first experience with a state park in Florida and I will have to say its one of the nicest places we have ever stayed. If all of them are like this Florida is a lucky state. Sites were large and even though I had a back in site, I had no difficulties of any kind with my 44 foot motorhome. Roads were wide and sites were well laid out with plenty of privacy between each on. lots of walking trails though the woods and along the river. Wildlife galore. it rained most of the time we were there but still had little to no standing water on our site. We will stay here again as we have already made returning reservations for next fall. You have to reserve long in advance for this park and its easy to see why. We camped at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in a Motorhome.

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travelin' guy

Review Count: 27
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Spacious treed sites located on three loops with paved road and level gravel sites with camp hosts available. Clean bathhouses with laundry facilities had heat lamps over the dressing area in the showers. One can sit and hear the Stephen Foster Memorial carillon play his most famous tunes at 10-12-2 and 4. Museum and campanile are open with exhibits, store with gift items and snacks is adjacent to craft village with artisans demonstrating their craft: weaving, pottery, blacksmith, jewelry. Suwanee River runs past the park with overlooks and original bathhouse to visit. Adjacent to the historic town which is walkable and easily accessible by bicycle for churches, a couple restaurants and convenience stores with a Dollar General providing a grocery line. We camped at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in a Motorhome.

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Higgs

Review Count: 36
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $22.00
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Wonderful state park, they call this the "real" Florida and I believe it, beautiful scenery in an old south setting. Check in was fairly quick, interior roads are paved, site pads are gravel/dirt which are no problem unless it rains which it did. Had to do some work to level the trailer, 30 amp was good, water pressure was ok. Verizon signal is strong, over the air TV signal was fair, about 5 channels. Sites are very well spaced out, lots of privacy. Lots of on site stuff to check out. Very nice park. We'll be back! We camped at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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YOLO13

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $22.00
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Shaded sites available, big pull throughs, privacy between sites and close proximity to highway. Only downside was that some areas on sites had high grass/weeds. We would definitely return. We camped at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in a Motorhome.

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A hitch and hop

Review Count: 69
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $11.00
Overall Rating:      

We stopped here on a Monday and there were about 5 campers. It was hot and not much activity during the week when it is hot (91) and humid. Nice wide sites on fairly level gravel. The roads are all paved and the trees are well trimmed. There are two very clean shower houses and each have two washers and dryers. There is a nice playground and since the park is mainly level, it is great for kids to ride their bikes. It is a couple of miles off the Interstate 75. That is good, as it is very quiet at night, but it is a short drive. I will stay here again. We camped at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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