Alexander Springs Campground
At Alexander Springs Recreation Area, enjoy a shaded campground within an easy walk of the springs swimming and picnic area. This 67-unit campground can accommodate tents and recreation vehicles up to 35 feet in length.
- The 67-unit campground can accomodate tents and recreation vehicles up to 35 feet. Some campsites are on a first-come, first-served basis. Others are available by reservation by calling 1-877-444-6777 or at Recreation.gov.
- The maximum stay is 14 consecutive days in a 30-day period.
- Detailed camping regulations are posted and available at the entrance gate house.
- Electrical, water or sewer hookups are not available; hot showers and a dump station are provided.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||The concessionaire is temporarily unable to sell snacks, groceries, ice, charcoal, firewood, beach items and personal items. Expect full recreation sites during weekends. Have backup plans.|
|Operational Hours:||Recreation area open 8 a.m. to dusk. Campers have 24-hour access to the gates with an access code.|
|Reservations:||Some campsites are first come, first served, while others are available to reserve in advance by calling 1-877-444-6777 or by visiting Recreation.gov.|
|Fees:||For more information on fees and how to reserve your site, please visit the concessionaire at https://www.adventureocala.com/campgrounds.|
|Permit Info:||All anglers must have a valid Florida Freshwater Fishing License.|
|Closest Towns:||Astor and Altoona|
|Passes:||Ocala National Forest Springs Hopper Pass: This day-use pass is $70 + tax per person and is good for one year from the date of purchase. It provides entrance to recreation areas managed by Adventure Ocala, which includes: Juniper Springs, Alexander Springs, Silver Glen Springs, Clearwater Lake and Wildcat Lake. This pass is available for purchase from Adventure Ocala at Alexander Springs, Juniper Springs and Silver Glen Springs. The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Annual Senior Pass, Lifetime Senior Pass and Access Pass holders receive a 50% discount on the fee for a single campsite occupied by the passholder at the following campgrounds managed by Adventure Ocala:
|Operated By:||Adventure Ocala|
Sidewalks and boardwalks are fully accessible. Bathhouse and restrooms are ADA-compliant.
Alexander Springs Recreation Area is located along CR 445 in the northeast corner of Lake County between Astor and Altoona.
From SR 40 at Astor, take Butler Street to CR 445A, and turn left on CR 445. The recreation area is 5.8 miles south on the right.
From Altoona, drive north 5.2 miles on SR 19, and turn right on CR 445. Continue another 5.1 miles to the entrance on the left.
- Camping - Tent and trailer
- Drinking water
- Picnic tables
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