Campgrounds near Lake Worth, Florida

Campgrounds near Lake Worth, Florida
Lake Worth is near the southeastern coast of Florida, close to both the Everglades Agricultural Area and the J.W. Corbett WMA. The camping resources available in the area vary widely, but all provide easy access to the water and a range of outdoor activities.

John Prince Park Campground

John Prince Park Campground offers 299 RV and tent sites within the larger, 726-acre John Prince Park. Many sites and a boat ramp are available on Lake Osborne. The campground provides several restroom and shower facilities and a dump station. The area is also gated for security. Firewood and ice sales are offered. Travelers can experience canoeing and kayaking, knee boarding and tubing and skiing on the lake. The park has outdoor games, illuminated tennis courts and the "splashpark" facility. There are several trails from which to choose, including a wheelchair trail, a fitness trail, a 4.5 mile bike and running trail and the Custard Apple Nature Trail, which traverses wetland habitats.

John Prince Park Campground
4759 S. Congress Ave.
Lake Worth, FL 33461
(561) 582-7992 Campground

Palm Beach Traveler RV Park

Palm Beach Traveler RV Park is three miles from Boynton Beach and six miles from a white sand beach on the Gulf of Mexico. The park welcomes pets, so RV campers can bring along their companion animals for company. A laundry room, recreation room and high-speed wireless Internet are available for guest use. A covered pool means you can swim in any weather and the park grounds include outdoor games like shuffleboard. The RV park is less than 1.5 miles from the trails and boating at John Prince Park and 5.5 miles from Lake Worth.

Palm Beach Traveler RV Park
6159 Lawrence Road
Lantana, FL 33462
(561) 967-3139

Peanut Island

Peanut Island is 11 miles north of Lake Worth. The island is an 80-acre tropical park in the Lake Worth Lagoon. The island supports 20 sites for tent camping--each with a tent pad included--and alternate beach camping is available. The facilities provided include restrooms and showers, but there are no stores on the island. People come to visit by way of their own boats or by water shuttle service. Boat docks and a pier enable guests to have greater access to the water. Travelers can go snorkeling, enjoy the swimming beaches or wander the walking path that offers access to each of the natural resources of the island. An observation deck on the lagoon is present for those who do not want to get into the water to view the marine life. A shallow water reef is on display and manatees can be seen from the park.

Peanut Island
6500 Peanut Island Road
Riviera Beach, FL 33404-6900
(561) 845-4445
(866) 383-5730

Article Written By Alice Moon

Alice Moon is a freelance writer with more than 10 years of experience. She was chosen as a Smithsonian Institute intern, working for the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., and has traveled throughout Asia. Moon holds a Bachelor of Science in political science from Ball State University.

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