Lake Dorr Recreation Area

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

A massive patch of blue in a sea of green - that's Lake Dorr, one of the prettiest big lakes in the Ocala National Forest. Experience outdoor recreation at either the Lake Dorr Recreation Area - campground or day use - or by renting the cabin for your family or group. Along the northwest shore of the lake, the recreation area is set under the deep shade of an oak hammock. Offering RV camping, we also have a boat ramp and picnic area overlooking the view.


  • Bring the family out and get back to nature in this picturesque setting. with campsites for tents, campers and RVs. 
  • Reservations may be made by phone at 1-877-444-6777 or online at


  • Bring your boat, kayak or canoe and enjoy a day of fishing or exploring. 


  • Cast for bass in the middle of Lake Dorr or drop a line in from the shore. Boat ramp available.


  • Interested in getting on the water while gliding across the surface at high rates of speed? Sounds fun doesn't it? Bring your boat and get out there.

Lake Door Cabin

  • Set along the south shore of beautiful Lake Dorr, this secluded cabin is ideal for a family getaway. The cabin is situated with two bedrooms (including bunk beds) and a sofa bed, it can sleep up to 10 people. With a private boat ramp, fishing dock and canoes, it's a great destination for small groups that love being on the water.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations may be made by phone at 1-877-444-6777 or online at
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.
Closest Towns: Altoona lies just a few miles south along SR 19, with groceries, gasoline and hardware store.

General Information

General Notes:


  • Boat ramp
  • Drinking water 
  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Picnic tables
  • Standard campsites: 34 sites in the campground

Licenses and Passes


  • Boating in the National Forests in Florida is regulated by the state of Florida. Please visit our boating web page before you grab your personal floatation device and head out onto the water.  


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