RV Parks in Palatka, Florida

RV Parks in Palatka, Florida
Located in northeast Florida between Gainesville and St. Augustine is the quaint little town of Palatka. Surrounded by a multitude of water sources, outdoor enthusiasts will find the area offers a variety of recreational activities such as hiking, boating and fishing. RV campers will find a campsite to meet their needs whether in the city limits or surrounded by the tropical lushness of natural Florida.

Rodman Campground

Rodman Campground is a favorite spot for locals to camp and go fishing, located on the Rodman Reservoir's east side and a very short distance from the dam itself and the Ocklawaha River channel. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Office of Greenways and Trails manages the campground, which has 69 sites, 43 offering full hookups. All sites have a picnic table and fire ring and are shady and rustic, with some sites located on the waterfront. The campground has a picnic area, showers and bathrooms, and pets are accepted. Boaters will appreciate the boat launch, and anglers can fish from the shore.

Rodman Campground
410 Rodman Dam Road
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 326-2846
rodmanreservoir.com

St. Johns Campground

Three miles from the city limits is the St. Johns Campground, which offers 31 shady sites that are full hookup and offer cable TV. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring, with some pull-through sites. The campground has a pool, showers and bathrooms, a laundry facility, phone hookups and a picnic area. Pets are accepted. Sugarbowl Lake is nearby, and anglers are only one mile from the St. Johns River and Rodman Dam. Ravine Gardens State Park is approximately 10 miles away.

St. Johns Campground
436 Highway 17
Palatka, FL 32131
(904) 328-4470
hikercentral.com

Economy Inn and RV Park

For those wanting to camp in the middle of town, the Economy Inn and RV Park is the right place, offering full hookup sites situated next to the hotel. The park offers the basics such as restrooms and showers. Laundry facilities and shopping are within walking distance. Nature enthusiasts and hikers will appreciate that Ravine Gardens State Park and the Horseshoe Point Conservation Area is located approximately five miles away. Anglers and boaters will find fishing opportunities on the St. Johns River approximately four miles from the park.

Economy Inn and RV Park
257 Highway 17 N.
Palatka, FL 32177
(904) 325-2455
10000campgrounds.com

Article Written By Joyce Starr

Joyce Starr is a professional writer from Florida and owns a landscaping company and garden center. She has published articles about camping in Florida, lawn care and gardening and writes for a local gardening newsletter. She shares her love and knowledge of the outdoors and nature through her writing.

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