Lake Eaton Boat Ramp and Pier

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Pier at Lake Eaton Campground

Get ready for a morning of bass fishing at Lake Eaton when you visit the pier and boat ramp providing access to this broad, shallow, cypress-lined lake. This day use area is adjacent to the Lake Eaton Campground.

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At a Glance

Operational Hours: This site is closed. Gates locked 8 PM to 8 AM
Area Amenities: Boat ramp
Fees $5 boat ramp fee, $5 fishing pier use fee
Permit Info: Fishing? You must have a valid Florida Freshwater Fishing License.
Restrictions: If you're fishing, the regulations of the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission for freshwater fishing apply.
Closest Towns: Forest Corners is 6 miles south along CR 314 with grocery, hardware, bank, and gas station. A full-fledged outfitter is in Salt Springs north via CR 314, with bait and tackle.
Restroom: Vault toilets
Information Center: There is no drinking water on the premises.

General Information

Parking:

Unimproved parking lot with ample parking for boat trailers. Cars park on the right, trailers on the left.


Accessibility:

Unimproved road leading to unimproved boat ramp.


Directions:

Drive south along CR 314-A from its intersection with CR 314 for 2.5 miles. Turn left on FR 44, an unimproved and deeply rutted road, and make a sharp left at the "Lake Eaton Campground" sign.

At the corner of NE 171 Ave Rd and NE 61st Street Rd, continue straight ahead through the recreation area gates. The campground gates are on the right. Pass this entrance and continue down the road. The parking area for the boat ramp and pier is 1.3 miles from CR 314-A.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Fishing

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Lake and Pond Fishing

Fish from the pier or from your boat.

Status: Open
Fees: $5 launch or pier use fee

Water Activities

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Amenities

Boat ramp


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