Lake Dorr Cabin

Area Status: Open

Located on the south shore of Lake Dorr approximately 1.5 miles north east of Altoona, FL. Shady Palmetto palms and other subtropical vegetation surround the two-acre cabin site. Boating, swimming, jet skiing, and fishing for bass, crappie and pan fish are popular recreational activities. 

This one level modern cabin is newly restored with polished hardwood floors and large windows. The cabin sleeps 10 with a queen bed in one bedroom, two sets of bunk beds in the second bedroom and two sleeper sofas in the living room. The modern bathroom and shower are fully accessible. The cabin has a fully equipped kitchen with cooking and eating utensils, microwave, coffeepot, refrigerator and electric stove. Guests supply their own bedding, pillows, towels, dish soap and other camping supplies.

Reservations may be made by phone at 1-877-444-6777 or online at

This site is operated by Adventure Ocala.

Lake Dorr Recreation Area

  • 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.
  • The recreation area offers campsites for tents, campers and RVs.
  • Bring your boat, kayak or canoe and enjoy a day of fishing, water skiing or cast for bass in the middle of the lake. Boat ramp available.
  • Anglers also enjoy fishing from the shoreline. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Gate hours are pre-arranged with Adventure Ocala.
Reservations: Reservations may be made by phone at 1-877-444-6777 or online at
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Limit 10 people. No pets/animals allowed at or in cabin.
Closest Towns: Altoona lies directly south of Lake Dorr, with gas stations, hardware store and convienece stores. Umatilla is a little farther south with grocery stores and pharmacies.

General Information

General Notes:

Amenities at Cabin

  • Boat ramp
  • Canoes
  • Drinking water 
  • Parking
  • Toilets

Amenities at Recreation Area

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

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.  



At the Cabin

  • The modern bathroom and shower are fully accessible.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Cabin Rentals

Lake and Pond Fishing

Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized



Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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