Campgrounds in Chassahowitzka, Florida

Campgrounds in Chassahowitzka, Florida
Located 67 miles north of Tampa, Chassahowitzka abuts the Withlacoochee State Forest and the Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge was founded in 1941 as a refuge for migratory birds and native wildlife and is accessible only by boat. This part of Florida is known as the Nature Coast. It is a favorite getaway for birders, anglers, paddlers and those who appreciate nature. The main feature is the Chassahowitzka River, which is formed by small streams and several springs. Nearby are museums and parks that tell the history of this area.

Chassahowitzka River Campground

Located on the Chassahowitzka River, the campground offers 52 RV and tent sites and 36 sites offer electric, water and sewer connections. The remaining 16 sites have water. On-site amenities include a bathhouse, laundry, a small store with convenience items, shuffleboard courts, a public boat ramp with canoe and boat rentals and a horseshoe pit. Pets are permitted on leash. Proof of vaccination is required upon registration.

The river offers freshwater fishing and saltwater fishing after a short boat ride to the Gulf of Mexico. More than 250 species of birds can be found here as well as reptiles such as the American alligator, amphibians and mammals including manatees. The springs that feed the river are accessible to those with an adventurous spirit with either a kayak or canoe.

The park is operated by the Citrus County Parks Department in cooperation with the Southwest Florida Water Management District.

Chassahowitzka River Campground (Citrus County Parks Department)
8600 W. Miss Maggie Drive
Homosassa, FL
(352) 382-2200

Nature's Resort RV park

Nature's Resort and RV park is located on the Halls River, giving direct access to the Gulf of Mexico. There are more than 300 RV sites offering full hookups, tent camping and cottage rentals. There is 30- and 50-amp electric service, water, sewer, cable TV and high-speed Internet access. Other amenities include a laundry, a clubhouse with heated pool and game room, a marina and bar opened seasonally with boat rentals and a convenience store. There are planned activities such as bingo, potluck dinners, arts and crafts, dances and cookouts. Nearby are golf courses, fishing charters and manatee tours.

Nature's Resort RV Park
10359 West Halls River Road
Homosassa, Florida 34448
(352) 628-9544 or (800) 301-7880

Camp and Water RV resort

Located on the water, the Camp and Water RV resort offers 91 RV/tent sites with full hookups offering 50-amp electric service, phone service and Internet access. There is a laundry and a recreation building, boat ramp and boat rentals. Pets are permitted on leash. Nearby are golf courses and historical sites. The Florida native American heritage trail and Crystal River Archeological Park are a short drive away and give visitors an insight to pre-Columbian life.

Camp and Water RV Resort
11465 W. Priest Lane
Homosassa FL 34448
(352) 628-2000

Article Written By Mark Quest

Mark Quest began his writing career in 2009, contributing to various online publications. He attended Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College, focusing on the sciences.

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