Lake Dorr Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

View of Lake Dorr

Along the northwest shore of Lake Dorr, Lake Dorr Recreation Area is set under the deep shade of an oak hammock. Offering RV camping, Lake Dorr also has a boat ramp and picnic area overlooking the lake.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: NOTE: Public access to the east side of Lake Dorr is temporarily closed for a watershed restoration project. No tent or soft sided campers camping due to recurring bear activity.
Operational Hours: Gates open 6 AM to 10 PM
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $2 per vehicle day use fee.
$12 per night for camping.
$2 boat launch fee.
Permit Info: Anglers must have a valid Florida Freshwater Fishing License.
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Anglers must follow the regulations of the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission for freshwater fishing.
Closest Towns: Altoona lies just a few miles south along SR 19, with groceries, gasoline, and hardware.
Water: Drinking water
Restroom: Bathhouse

General Information


Drive north along SR 19 from Altoona and watch for the sign on the right, across from the Pittman Visitor Center.

General Notes:

Two canoes are available to campers.

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

34 sites open for tent, camper, and RV camping.

Fees: $12 per night
Rental info: Four-day stay limit for tent or soft-sided campers; 30-days within a 45-day timeframe stay limit in hard sided trailers. No dump station.


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Boat ramp $2 launch fee
Camping trailer $12 / night
Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities $2 day use fee
Tent camping $12 / night
Drinking water