Conveniently located between the panhandle and South Florida, the Big Bend area offers fishing, hunting, canoeing, scalloping (July-September), and unspoiled beaches just a short drive away. This highly rated KOA is the ideal home base for guests exploring northern Florida. Spacious full hook-up RV sites, deluxe cabins, and park models are available. Amenities include a camp store, clubhouse, fitness center, horseshoes, basketball, a playground for kids, and a pavilion.
Wireless broadband, cable TV, heated in-ground concrete pool (26’ x 52’), 10-person hot tub (concrete), propane, Kamping Kitchen, firewood, bike rentals, kayak rentals, playground, dog park, basketball, clubhouse, dedicated boat parking, horseshoes, laundry facility, fitness center, pool table, camp store, manager’s 2007 single-wide 3/2 MH.
The area provides an abundance of wildlife viewing opportunities, including one of the premier shorebird locations on Florida’s Gulf Coast. The Florida State Forest Festival and Florida State Bluegrass Festival are nearby at the Forest Capital State Park. Gulf access is a short 15-mile drive away, and the coast is part of the last unspoiled coastline in the state. US 19 is a nicer road to travel along the west side of the state compared to I-75.
Guests can use the park as a base to explore many attractions in the area. Within an hour’s drive are multiple natural springs such as Manatee Springs State Park, Ichetucknee Springs State Park, Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park, and Lafayette Blue Springs State Park, to name a few. Kayakers can experience the Big Bend Saltwater Paddling Trail and cover up to 105 miles of the Gulf Coast from the Suwannee River up to St. Marks with various stops for in/out along the way. Florida’s Natural Coast area is also home to the Florida State Forest Festival every October. For those traveling from the Panhandle area to Tampa/St. Pete or below, US 19 is a wonderful alternative to I-75. US 19 offers a pleasant drive through small towns with opportunities to explore the various state parks and natural areas along the way.