RV Parks around Stuart, Florida

RV Parks around Stuart, Florida
Stuart, Florida sits beside the area where the St. Lucie River meets the Atlantic on Florida's Treasure Coast. For RV campers who are also saltwater anglers, the town is a major destination in and of itself because of its reputation as the "Sailfish Capital of the World." For other outdoors enthusiasts, the Stuart area enjoys good access to the beach, as well as to both coastal and inland state nature preserves. RV camping around Stuart offers convenient access to sea kayaking, hiking, nature watching and scuba diving, among many other activities.

Phipps Park

Phipps Park is a Marin County-operated campground located less than a mile from the interchange of I-95 and the Florida Turnpike, making it a convenient stop for even the biggest of rigs. Sitting on the banks of the Okeechobee Waterway, the park offers 58 mixed RV and tent campsites. Eighteen of these sites have electrical hookups. Phipps Park is serviced by a pair of shower houses, a coin laundry, a playground, fire rings and a pet-walk area. The park also has a boat ramp on the Okeechobee, and sits amid a 55-acre county conservation area. Discounted rates are available to Marin County residents.

Phipps Park
2175 SW Locks Road
Stuart, FL 34997
(772) 287-6565
martin.fl.us/web_docs/prd/web/docs/xx_Phipps_brochure.pdf

Port St. Lucie RV Resort

This RV resort is located a little over five miles north of Stuart, on the other side of the St. Lucie River. The resort offers 117 paved sites with concrete patios, full hookups (30- and 50-amp electricity) and cable TV connections. However, the park sites are predominantly open and offer few shaded areas. Its facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, free Wi-Fi access, coin laundry, and a clubhouse with TV lounge and pool table.

Port St. Lucie RV Resort
3703 Southeast Jennings Road
Port St Lucie, FL 34952
(772) 337-3340
portstluciervresort.com

Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Jonathan Dickinson State Park has two campgrounds. Pine Grove is a 90-site facility on the eastern, seaward-side of the Park, and is located near the ranger station. The 45-site River Campground is set 4 miles inside the park, near the Loxahatchee River. Both campgrounds have water and electrical hookups, a picnic table and a barbecue grill at every campsite, and are serviced by their own shower houses and dump stations. Other accommodations are available in the form of rental cabins. The park has its own beach and offers a range of outdoor activities, such as canoe and kayak rentals, fresh and saltwater fishing, and hiking and biking trails. There are also alligators, bobcats, deer, foxes, otters and a wide variety of birds in the park, so there is plenty of wildlife to see. The park is located roughly 15 miles to the south, this is the closest Florida state park to Stuart with campground facilities.

Jonathan Dickinson State Park
16450 S.E. Federal Highway
Hobe Sound, Florida 33455
(772) 546-2771

Article Written By Edwin Thomas

Edwin Thomas has been writing since 1997. His work has appeared in various online publications, including The Black Table, Proboxing-Fans and others. A travel blogger, editor and writer, Thomas has traveled from Argentina to Vietnam in pursuit of stories. He holds a Master of Arts in international affairs from American University.

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