Campgrounds & RV Parks near Gainesville, Florida

Campgrounds & RV Parks near Gainesville, Florida
Gainesville, Florida is a city in the northern part of the state. Gainesville is home to the University of Florida, which is the third largest University on the United States. Gainesville has been the home of many famous musicians including Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Nature lovers will enjoy the Florida Museum of Natural History which is in Gainesville. In addition, the surrounding area outside of Gainesville proper offers outdoor enthusiasts boating, fishing, hiking, and both road and mountain biking.

Traveler's Campground

The Traveler's Campground offers RV guests sites with 30- or 50- amp electric, water, sewer, and cable TV. Wi-Fi is available for no additional fee. Pets are allowed, and guests can enjoy a coin operated laundry room, showers, private toilets, picnic tables, an on-site general store and LP gas service. Credit cards are accepted, and daily, weekly and monthly rates are available. Nearby Ichetucknee Springs offers tubing, swimming and fishing opportunities.

Traveler's Campground
17701 April Bvld.
Alachua, FL 32615
(386) 462-2505
travelerscampground.com

Williston Crossing

The Williston Crossing offers Gainesville area visitors a full range of amenities and services. Hook-ups include 30- or 50- amp electric, water, sewer, cable TV and Wi-Fi. Larger RVs can be accommodated with pull-thru sites, including those with slide outs. Picnic tables and barbecue areas are on-site for guest use. There is a laundry room, guest house, pool and playground. Pets are allowed and credit cards are accepted. The Williston Crossing offers Good Sam member discounts. Scuba divers can enjoy the Devil's Den and Blue Grotto cave diving found near Gainesville and Williston.

Williston Crossing
410 NE 5th St
Williston, FL 32696
(800) 615-5774
willistoncrossings.com

Stark/Gainesville KOA

The Stark/Gainesville KOA offers visitors the familiarity and comfort of a chain campground. On-site amenities include 20-, 30- or 50- amp electric, water, sewer, cable TV and Wi-Fi. A coin operated laundry, guest room with TV, playground, pull-thru sites (for larger RVs), pool, basketball court and volleyball are on the grounds for guest use and convenience. Pets are allowed. AAA and Good Sam discounts are offered to members. Crosby and Sampson lakes are minutes from the KOA and offer boating and fishing opportunities. Alligators are frequently spotted in the lakes.

Stark/Gainesville KOA
1475 South Walnut Street
Starke, FL 32091
(904) 964-8484
koa.com/where/FL/09248/

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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