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Southport Park was rated 7 out of 10 based on 3 user reviews. Phone: (407) 933-5822
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Southport Park

Camp Information
Sites
53
Date of Stay
July 2009
Latest Rate
$24



Hookups
Electric
yes
50amp
yes
Water
yes
Sewer
yes
Wireless Internet
no
Cable TV
no
Accommodations
Pull-Thru Sites
no
Big Rig Access
yes
Waterfront Access
no
Shade Trees
yes
Pool Access
no
Pets Allowed
yes
Tents Allowed
yes
Family Friendly
yes
Latest Review Information
Ratings (Last 10 Newest/Oldest)
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Clean Restrooms (Last 5 Newest/Oldest)
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Clean Showers (Last 5 Newest/Oldest)
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[ 5 / 10 ]
July 2009
$24
Park is located in a rural area: we were alone. Only one other camper that appeared to be permanent and a distance away, and about 10 fifth-wheeler snowbirds that flew north for the summer and left their rigs. The air boat ride was great. Some air boat noise, but to be expected for that type of area. We choose not to use bathrooms. There's a little too many mosquitoes: again expected. It was relaxing as we choose to take short walks and stay inside the RV. We would do this again if we wanted to just relax. Most areas to visit, including Camping World are about 30-40 minute drive. We had to change from a lake-view spot as it was way too narrow for our motorhome. Moved to site 26: just across the road, facing the lake, with 50 amp service. A much better location than our original spot 35. We camped here in a Motorhome.

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[ 9 / 10 ]
December 2008
$30
The cost is with AAA Auto Discount. This is a nice park with lots of wildlife. Office staff is busy at times with processing the boat rides and tend to be short with customers at times. Some of the long term people at times tend to think they need to tell us short term visitors what to do, which can be irritating. The guys driving the airboats were great. I went with my 16 year old, and he enjoyed it. Nice to be away from the city hub bub. We traveled in a motor home from the Kansas City area and were here for 5 days. We would definitely return. We camped here in a Motorhome.

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[ 8 / 10 ]
October 2008
$24
We stayed at this park for one week in lot number 37 which is a lake-front full-hookup lot. All spots had vertical cement fixtures which contained older electrical hookup panels and water spigots, with sewer hookups mounted in the ground nearby. About 2/3 of the spots were vacant and the remainder were filled with seasonal trailers that appeared to be in storage and rarely used. We only saw 3 other active campers during our stay so it was very private. The best part was the beautiful natural setting. Every spot had lots of mature shade trees with Spanish moss hanging from the branches. Wildlife was visible everywhere including cranes, herons, eagles, hawks, squirrels, turkeys, frogs, and many other critters. Several families of heron visited our site each day often walking right up to us and waiting around for a handout, and making a pleasant sound in the morning to wake us up gently. We loved being in a remote wilderness location but only 10 minutes away from main stores and 25 minutes away from major attractions. We would have given this park a 10 but there was a slight noise problem caused by the airboat tours which are launched daily from the small parking lot which doubles as a tiny lake marina. The boat tours are popular on the weekends so you hear the boats leaving every 30 minutes from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm, and then by appointment from 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm. The boats are pretty loud but further away, so they sound about the same as a lawn tractor cutting the grass next door. The noise is still audible with the windows closed and the AC on but it wasn't too bad and we got used to it after the first day. Thankfully the boat tours were less popular during the week so we did have some quiet peaceful time as well. The laundry room is older but clean and functional with each load costing $1.00 and they keep it locked when the office is closed so you have to finish laundry by 5:30 pm each day. The restroom building looked newer and well lit but we never used it. We enjoyed this park enough that we will return again some day. The boat noise is a drawback but it still beats the noise of crowded parks and lots of kids and traffic at all hours of the night which is a problem at many other parks in this area. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.

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