The largest campground in the Ocala National Forest and the only one with full hookups for RVs, the Salt Springs Campground inside Salt Springs Recreation Area offers 106 RV/trailer sites and a designated tenting area for up to 54 tents. Sites are nicely shaded and well away from the bustle of the day use area.
At a Glance
Gates open 8 AM to 8 PM (closing hours vary by season). Call ahead to 352-685-2048 for a gate code if you're arriving after sunset.
Reservations may be made by phone at 1-877-444-6777 or online:
Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
$26 full-service hookup, $16 for seniors and Access Pass holders, $18.50 for tent camping with no hookups (bathhouse nearby). Fees are subject to change without notification.
180 day stay limit
The recreation area and campground are located in the community of Salt Springs, which has a gas station, grocery store, several restaurants, bait and tackle shops, post office, laundromat, and National Forest visitor center.
From I-75 to Ocala: drive east on State Highway 40 for about 12 miles, then turn north on County Road 314 for another 18 miles. Turn north on State Highway 19 for about ½ mile to the recreation entrance of the left.
From I-95 east of Ormond Beach: take State Road 40 West 54 miles, you will pass Lake George Ranger Station, to County Road 314A. Turn north on State Highway 19 for about ½ mile to the recreation entrance of the left.
The tent area is a small distance from the parking area; you cannot camp next to your car.