Big Bass Campground


Area Status: Temporarily Closed

Spend your next short- or long-term camping trip at Big Bass. With the occasional black bear sighting, this the perfect location to escape the hustle of the city and get back to nature. We offer both tent and RV camping on the south edge of the Ocala National Forest, not far from the Ocklawaha River.

Camping

  • Big Bass is a seasonal campground in the southern part of the Ocala National Forest, not far from Doe Lake Recreation Area.

Small Game Hunting

  • Enjoy the hunting season as you get deeper in the woods to find your game. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Expect full recreation sites during weekends. Have backup plans. Sites may close when capacity is reached.
Operational Hours: This site is seasonally closed.
Gates open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Check in: 3 p.m.
Check out: 11 a.m.
Fees: $15 per night and a $5 fee for non-campers to dump waste water.
Open Season: October - April
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions:
  • 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.
Closest Towns: Weirsdale, Altoona and Eustis

General Information

General Notes:

Amenities

  • Accessible campground: two sites
  • Accessible toilets
  • Drinking water 
  • Parking
  • Tent & RV campsites: 19 sites in the campground

Licenses and Passes

Hunting 


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

RV Camping

Small Game Hunting

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
28.9865828

  Longitude : 
-81.78565719