Campgrounds in Jacksonville, Florida

Campgrounds in Jacksonville, Florida
Jacksonville has long served as the commercial center of northeast Florida. Located where the wide, slow-flowing St. Johns River empties into the Atlantic Ocean, Jacksonville provides many visitors with their first taste of the Florida outdoors as they enter the state from the north. Surf fishing, deep sea fishing, kayaking, hiking, camping and boating are the primary outdoors attractions in the largest city by area in the contiguous United States.

Flamingo Lake RV Resort

Flamingo Lake RV Resort in northern Jacksonville near Jacksonville International Airport provides guests looking for a short rest or winter quarters with full hook-up sites complete with wireless Internet and cable TV. The spring-fed lake at the resort provides a waterfront atmosphere that augments the pool, playground, laundry facilities, camp store and cafe at this park. Pets are welcome at this resort.

Flamingo Lake RV Resort
3640 Newcomb Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 32218
(904) 766-0672
flamingolake.com

Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park

The City of Jacksonville operates this park about one-quarter mile from the beach, providing city residents and out-of-town visitors the opportunity to camp by tent or RV or stay in one of the park's cabins. The RV campsites provide water, electric and sewer hookups. In addition to beach activities, such as swimming, sunbathing, shell combing and surf fishing, this park offers a playground, restrooms, shelters and laundry facilities.

Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park
500 Wonderwood Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32233
(904) 249-4700
coj.net/Departments/Recreation+and+Community+Services/Recreation+and+Community+Programming/Recreation+Activities/Hanna+Park

Little Talbot Island State Park

Stretching northward from the mouth of the St. Johns River, Little Talbot Island State Park, Big Talbot Island State Park, Fort George Island Cultural State Park and Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park preserve miles of beaches, woodlands, waterways and sand dunes. Of the four state parks, only Little Talbot Island State Park offers sites for tent and RV camping on the Myrtle Creek side of the island near the water. Although the RV campsites offer only electric and water hookup, a dump station is available at the park to accommodate sewage needs. Biking, hiking, kayaking, and fishing are available to guests at this and the neighboring parks.

Little Talbot Island State Park
12157 Heckscher Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32226
(904) 251-2320
floridastateparks.org/littletalbotisland

Article Written By David Chandler

David Chandler has been a freelance writer since 2006 whose work has appeared in various print and online publications. A former reconnaissance Marine, he is an active hiker, diver, kayaker, sailor and angler. He has traveled extensively and holds a bachelor's degree from the University of South Florida where he was educated in international studies and microbiology.

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