Fore Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Campsite at Fore Lake

With 31 sites tucked in the shade of oaks and pines along shimmering Fore Lake, the Fore Lake Campground is a quiet spot for camping on the western edge of the Ocala National Forest.

Sign for Fore Lake Campsite at Fore Lake Swimming area and canoe launch at Fore Lake Bathhouse at Fore Lake Typical campsite at Fore Lake

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Gates open 8 AM to 8 PM. Check In - 3PM Check Out - 11AM
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $20 per site per night
Permit Info: Fishing? You must have a valid Florida Freshwater Fishing License.
  • 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.
  • No gasoline engines are permitted.
Closest Towns: A small grocery store is nearby along SR 314 in Scrambletown. Gas stations and restaurants are at Nuby's Corner headed south on SR 314, and full services in Silver Springs via SR40.
Information Center: Download the Fore Lake Recreation Area map (PDF)

General Information


Drive 5.1 miles north on SR 314 from Nuby's Corner (junction of SR 40 and SR 314). Turn left at the Fore Lake sign and continue 0.7 miles to the recreation area.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Camping & Cabins

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Water Activities

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Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets bathhouse
Fee charged for some activities Day use $5
Tent camping
Camping trailer Dump station available
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