RV Parks in Wauchula, Florida

RV Parks in Wauchula, Florida
Named by the Florida Southern Railway, Wauchula was derived from the Miccosoukee Indian word Wa-tu-la-ha-kee, meaning "call of the sand hill crane." The city is the county seat of Hardee County and an hour from Tampa, Gulf Coast beaches, Orlando and Lake Okeechobee. This small central Florida town boasts old Southern charm and recreational opportunities on the nearby Peace River.

Little Charlie Creek RV Park

Little Charlie Creek RV Park is nestled along the banks of Little Charlie Creek and about 2 miles from the center of town. It has 190 sites with 30- and 50-amp full hookups. It features a recreation hall, laundry facilities, waterfront sites and is pet-friendly.

Little Charlie Creek RV Park
1850 Heard Bridge Road
Wauchula, FL 33873
(863) 773-0088

Thousand Trails - Peace River

Located just south of Wauchula on Highway 17, Thousand Trails at Peace River offers 200 sites with 30- and 50-amp full hookups, and 200 electric and water sites with honeywagon service available January through March. Thousand Trails is the largest private system of RV parks in the country and RVers must be Thousand Island members to visit the Peace River preserve. It features restrooms with showers, laundry facilities, Wi-Fi, a swimming pool, pickleball court, shuffleboard, playground and recreation hall. Bike rentals are available. There is river frontage, and a boat launch, canoes and nature trails offer recreational options. Cabins are also available for rent.

Thousand Trails -- Peace River
2555 U.S. Highway 17 S.
Wauchula, FL 33873
(863) 735-8888

Crystal Lake Village

Located about 3 miles north of Wauchula, the retirement community of Crystal Lake Village RV and Manufactured Housing Resort has over 400 sites, including RV rental sites with 30- and 50-amp full hookups. If features a large recreation center, fitness equipment, cable TV, Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, a swimming pool and spa, shuffleboard, a lake stocked with bass and is pet-friendly. This is a 55-plus community and does not accept reservations for anyone under age 25. Rental units are also available.

Crystal Lake Village
237 Maxwell Drive
Wauchula, FL 33873
(800) 661-3582

Article Written By A.C. Bauer

A.C. Bauer is a seasoned adventurist with explorations spanning four continents, including hiking Machu Picchu, snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef, running the Ice Age Trail and road biking out of her front door. She has written marketing materials for eight years and worked for Red Bull, Disney and Dick's Sporting Goods, and received a master's in recreation and sport science from Ohio University.

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