Lake Shore Group Campground

Area Status: Open
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Sunset at Lake Shore Group Camp

Located on the north shore of Fore Lake, Lake Shore Group Campground is a favorite for scout troops, church and civic groups, as well as large families and family reunions.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For group reservations only.
Operational Hours: Check in 2 PM, check out 1 PM. Gate has a combination lock.
Reservations: Reservations may be made by phone at 1-877-444-6777 or online:
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $50 per night, two night minimum. Maximum 50 people.
Usage: Medium-Heavy
  • All Ocala National Forest campgrounds allow pets, but they must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet and are not permitted in designated swimming and picnicking areas.
  • There is a maximum stay limit of 14 consecutive days in a 30 day period.
  • For group reservations only.
Closest Towns: Forest Corners, Silver Springs, Salt Springs
Water: Potable
Restroom: Flush toilets, hot showers
Information Center: Campers are welcome to swim and fish in Fore Lake. You may bring your own canoe or small boat (electric motors only) for boating activities.

General Information


The bathhouse and picnic pavilion are accessible.


Lake Shore Group Campground is located west of CR 314 in Scrambletown, just south of CR 314A and north of Fore Lake. Access is via paved roads.

From Ocala: follow SR 40 east for 11 miles to CR 314. Turn left (north) and continue 6.1 miles. Turn left on NE 147th Ave Rd and go 0.2 mile. The entrance is on the left.

General Notes:

Tent camping and limited RV parking (no electric hook-ups). There are spaces in the shade and in the sun, all within sight of the sparkling lake.

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Boat ramp
Toilets Bathhouse with warm showers
Accessible Bathhouse, picnic pavilion
Picnic tables
Tent camping
Drinking water