Davenport Landing

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Davenport Landing

Deep in the floodplain forest along the Ocklawaha River, Davenport Landing is a former steamboat stop along this twisting, winding waterway. Three primitive campsites provide a stop for paddlers working their way along the river.

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At a Glance

Operational Hours: 24 hours
Area Amenities: Tent camping
Fees Free
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Limit 15 people (5 per campsite). Remember to remove all garbage and trash, "pack it in, pack it out".
Closest Towns: The community of Salt Springs is to the south, with groceries, gas, and hardware. Palatka, a small city and county seat of Putnam County, is to the north. Both are along SR 19.
Information Center: Download a map of the Davenport Landing Trail (PDF)

General Information

Directions:

Off FR 74 west of SR 19, north of Salt Springs, along the Ocklawaha River. The site was a former steamboat landing.
 


Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Dispersed Camping

Three primitive sites, maximum 15 people.

There is a 4 day stay limit.

Primitive campsites can be used by individuals camping with tents or any motorized vehicle. These are specific areas in the forest that offer no facilities.

Fees: Free
Hours of Operation: 24 hours

Amenities

Tent camping Primitive
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
29.4723643

  Longitude : 
-81.77379759

 

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