Wright Lake

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Trumpet pitcher plants near Wright Lake

Surrounding a clear, spring-fed lake, Wright Lake Recreation Area offers both a day use area for swimming, picnicking, and hiking, and a campground in a beautiful forest setting along one portion of the lakeshore.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open year round.
Summer hours: 8am to 8pm. Winter hours: 8am to 6pm..
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $10 per campsite per night
$3 per vehicle for day use
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Closest Towns: Sumatra, Eastpoint
Water: Potable
Restroom: Flush toilets
Operated By: National Forests in Florida
Information Center: A full-time volunteer host is always present.

General Information


The recreation area is fairly level and easily accessible.


From the intersection of CR 379 and SR 65 in Sumatra, drive south on SR 65 for 2.5 miles. Turn right onto FR 101 (Wright Lake Rd) and follow it west for 1.5 miles to the Wright Lake Recreation Area entrance on the right. Turn right and follow the entrance road up to the kiosk.

General Notes:

Electric trolling motors or paddle boats are welcome on the lake.

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Campground Camping

The campground includes 18 campsites with picnic tables, grills, tent pads and fire rings.

RV Camping

The campground includes 18 campsites with picnic tables, grills, tent pads and fire rings. A volunteer host lives on site. A dump station is available.


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Camping trailer A dump station is available
Toilets Bathhouse includes hot showers and flush toilets
Accessible Day use area
Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities $3 day use, $10 camping
Tent camping Equipped with a picnic table, fire ring, grill and lantern post
Drinking water
Fire Danger Level: Low

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