Natural North Florida RV Parks and Campground Info Available, December 2015

There are numerous RV Parks and Campgrounds in our 12-county Natural North Florida region.  Some offer primitive camping and others offer cabins and full RV hookups.  We also have several State and County Parks with camping, as well as private campgrounds. We have recently published a limited number of brochures listing the RV Parks and …

Swim, Snorkel, SCUBA, Paddle, Camp, Play at Florida’s Manatee Springs State Park

The first-magnitude spring at Manatee Springs State Park produces an average of 100 million gallons of clear, cool water daily. In winter, West Indian manatees swim upriver to the warmer waters of the springs. Popular for snorkeling and scuba diving, the headwaters of the spring are also a great spot for swimming. The spring run …

Paddle With PaddleFlorida on the Suwannee River Wilderness Trail: October 22 – 27, 2015

Natural North Florida’s Suwannee River Wilderness Trail offers a unique opportunity to see and paddle one of America’s great rivers.  The Suwannee River starts its journey in Georgia’s Okefenokee Swamp and meanders through north central Florida until it reaches the Gulf of Mexico at the town of Suwannee. One important yearly kayak event is the …

SCUBA Diving At Its Best at Devil’s Den and Blue Grotto Springs in Levy County, Florida

Many of Natural North Florida’s springs are unique.  In fact, in our 11-county region, we have the highest concentration of natural springs the world.  Many are just “seeps”, bubbling through the rock, but others, like Devil’s Den and Blue Grotto, are downright spectacular!  And while many of our springs, especially those in our Florida State …

Yellow Jacket RV Resort–Serenity By The Suwannee River

If you’re looking for a place to “camp” in your RV that’s on the lower Suwannee River, consider the Yellow Jacket RV Resort west of Old Town and US19/98, on CR351 in Dixie County, Florida.  The Yellow Jacket is located on a beautiful piece of riverside property and is a first-rate RV park, with full …

Shired Island–Dixie County’s Hideaway-And A Great Spot To Fish Natural North Florida

What Florida’s Dixie County doesn’t have in the way of population or big cities (Cross City is the “big city”!), it makes up for in laid-back and remote coastal towns.  While Suwannee and Horseshoe Beach are the most prominent spots on the map (they have restaurants, marinas, condos to rent and  boat ramps), Shired Island …

Kate’s Fish Camp–Alachua County’s Newnans Lake Is Not Just For Fishin’

Whether you want to go fishing, cycling, canoeing, or camping, Kate’s Fish Camp is the place to be for outdoor fun for the whole family. Kate’s Fish Camp is conveniently located on State Road 20 near Prairie Creek, Newnan’s Lake, and the Gainesville-Hawthorne  State Trail so it is the perfect place for camping, canoeing, kayaking, fishing …

Camping at Shell Mound State Park

With the cooler weather on its way, October is the perfect time for camping in Florida.  Shell Mound County Park in Suwannee County is a great place to camp out.  Aside from the fishing, boating, biking, and birdwatching, the park is right next to the Shell Mound Archaeology Site.  The shell mound is the largest prehistoric shell midden site …

Cabin Camping at Madison’s Jellystone Park

We cooked breakfast in a full kitchen, then ate at a dining room table that seated six. Wait a minute. This is a campground? At Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in Madison, roughing it doesn’t have to be rough at all. Sure, you can tent or RV camp, but you can also enjoy the resort …