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16 RV Parks near Apalachicola National Forest, Florida
Oct 2018 - $65.00
The campground was nice but it is not a resort in my opinion it doesn't really have any other amenities then an above average campground for the price they charge. The campground is hard to maneuver through due to the layout of the sites the pull thru site we had was a 90 degree turn to enter and depart if any other vehicles are parked nearby it makes it almost impossible to enter or leave your site towing a travel trailer or driving a motorhome. One of the stalls in the men's bathroom was out of TP for two days and the showers needed a good cleaning. The pool was nice and the beach being directly across the road was a plus. All in all we had a pleasant experience while staying there. - EJS4029
Oct 2018 - $65.00
We made our reservations at close to the last minute. There was plenty of room during the Summer here. Making the reservations was very easy. Most of the sites are pull-through. All are full hook-ups. This looks like a brand new resort, but is in fact quite old. They obviously have made many upgrades. The sites are all concrete and have patios with a picnic table on it. There are plenty of palm trees and shrubs at the sites. The pool was a good size. The staff was very friendly and helpful Although this isn't the "touristy" part of Florida, there still are plenty of things to do, great places to eat, plenty of places to drink, nice beaches, nice biking and hiking areas, etc. St George Island is only about 30 minutes to the West. If you are into lighthouses there are 4 within 1.5 hours drive in either direction. One is just down the street (see photos). There is also a military museum within walking distance. This is one of those lovely "Best Kept Secrets" in Florida. We will likely be back. - ben31rv
Jul 2018 - $69.00
We stayed on the east side (Haven area) for 3 nights. This side of the resort can accomodate longer RVs. The resort is in a handy location along Highway 98 close to a public beach. A dog run is available on the park's west side, as is a pool, laundry and small rec area. I felt that some upkeep was needed - weed pulling, etc. There were several boats on trailers parked with RV rigs which made the navigating a bit cumbersome. - gbburgess
Oct 2018 - $13.00
As in most campgrounds, the showers and restrooms could use some cosmetics. There was a 10-15 acre lake with decent fishing. Host was a big help in all areas of interest. Grounds were well kept. - Philtoole
Jun 2018 - $20.00
Spacious sites in a forested remote setting. Bring plenty of bug spray. A few TV stations were our only link to the outside world. - HikerBoricua
Dec 2016 - $10.00
Arrived to find they had no record of my reservation and another camper was occupying my site. The host was not professional like other federal parks. She wasn't even wearing shoes. People are clearly living out of this park. Beer cans and trash around.
Lot spacing was very close. Mostly shady dirt sites.
Everything was odd. Seems like a good place to get hyjacked or ambushed. I warned you. - My camp reviews
May 2018 - $9.00
Roads are terrible, not close to anything, left a day early because of yellow flies. Not really big rig friendly, worst state park we have eber stayed. - lwabend
May 2018 - $23.00
Nice park with small campground of only 30 sites, most sites have plenty of shade. Watch out for the biting flies in May, we gave up and left a day early, they swarmed us every time we stepped out of the camper. White squirrels are cool, but don't leave any food out, they get into everything. As others have said, take it slow going in, the roads look like the surface of the moon. We would go back but only during a cooler, less buggy time of year. - Brave
Feb 2018 - $10.00
This Park is nice, but the camp site are wired and small. The road in the campground is bad, very bad. Lots of bumps and potholes. The camp site we stayed in was nice and big (probably the only one). The good side is that the campground is on the water. Further down from the campground s some good places to fish, (I didn't catch anything). Now the bad side. The town sucks. The took my brand new F150 to Walmart for the first oil change. Well to make a long story short, I had to sue Walmart because they messed up my truck trying to do the oil change. The back country service guys couldn't figure out how to do the oil change on my truck. They have no good restaurants in town and the Park is a long ways away. - MichaelW
Feb 2018 - $15.00
DO NOT use GPS to find this place; ours tried to take us down a narrow, CLOSED road. Use Google Earth to locate it or just stop at city hall, as we finally did. There are no internal park roads, you just drive across the grass to any available grass site and the manager will stop by to pick up payment (he lives in the park). We camped in a tree-shaded, FHU site next to the fence and the street to the park, but there was little traffic noise. For the price, it was the best bargain of our 5500-mile trip. - fanrgs
Mar 2017 - $15.00
E/W sites on riverbank are beautiful, but probably tight for rigs longer than 35 feet or so. Full hookup sites along fence line by road (quiet road) can handle longer rigs. No reservations. First-come, first-served. Property caretaker will drop by for fee. Decent shade. Good Verizon signal. Just a couple of OTA TV channels. Boat ramp and fishing dock.
I would have ranked this park higher but the bathrooms were really filthy. Hopefully this is a temporary situation, easily fixed by park management if they want to.
Dump station is actually not in the campground. It is down the road a little bit, just past the large ball field/running track next to the campground. If you were coming at it from the wrong direction, it would not be easy for a longer rig to turn around to get in the right position for dumping unless you were to drive past it, circle a block somewhere, then come back. - aowcarol
May 2016 - $15.00
We stayed here for 3 nights on Memorial Day weekend. Our site was right on the bank of the Ochlockonee River with a great scenic view and a short walk from the dock. We camped here in a 40' fifth wheel and had no problem at all with access to the park and the sites.
The sites on the River have electric & water but there are full-hookup sites along the road at the front of the park. We much preferred the river front sites.
Overall, this is a great place to spend a few days. It is a quick run down to Carabelle and Appalachicola where there are numerous great seafood restaurants. The only place to eat in Sopchoppy is the pizza place in the center of town and open only on the weekends, but they do serve some great food!
The Sopchoppy campground host does a super job and treats his guests like family. - Cjackg
Dec 2018 - $36.00
Although we only stayed for a night, we enjoyed our stay. Registration was a breeze. The angle of the sites to the road was far better than most of the campgrounds we have stayed at, and it was possible to get in and out of the site entirely on the gravel. More than enough room for our truck and the 5th wheel. The campground is located on a golf course. We will recommend it to people we meet who want to stay in the area. - northern ranger
Dec 2018 - $50.00
Stayed on a 70 foot concrete pad. Bathrooms are new and very spacious. They are private bathrooms with a laundry mat. Golf course is on property and large discount for rvers. We rented a golf cart for a month for $300 and got to keep it at our site. The golf cart rental includes our golf for a month. - Dkm9240
Sep 2018 - $30.00
This park is relatively new, beside a golf course. If you stay there the greens fees are free, you only need to pay for the cart. Some of the sites are concrete pads with a grill and patio chairs included, these sites cost more. Our rate is the average of two nights at Passport America and one night at their regular rate of $45. Our site was back in, level gravel and we were able to get satellite reception even though they have cable TV. The wifi worked well and ATT cell service wasn't very strong. They are currently building a bath house and laundry room. At this time there is no pool or pool access as their website indicates. - Traveler23
Feb 2018 - $32.00
Spent 5 days here, 2 at the PA rate. Would not stay here again. Not that it is a "bad" park, but it is not worth the cost. Owner and manager were both cordial. Only sites available were on the front row, under the Live Oaks so there was a LOT of road noise. Sites are VERY narrow and closely spaced. Wifi was useless inside the RV and practically useless outside the RV. Sewer connection was well above grade and I had to lift the hose to drain during dumping. No fenced dog run, but there is a packed-sand road that gets little traffic adjacent to the park, so walking the dog isn't a problem. I did not see any dog piles left behind in the campground. The restaurant mentioned in other reviews is closed with no plans to re-open. Sand Marsh Point beach is only 10 minutes south on 98. It is a nice, small beach. Stop at the welcome center, about 2 miles north of the park on 98. Lots of area info available. - TH travelers
Aug 2017 - $15.00
We only stayed here because we were visiting our nephew who has the local marina. What a hidden jewel this little area is. We fell in love with the area & the people. The RV park was not deluxe but the showers were new & clean & the new laundry room was nice & the best washers & dryers for $1.25 The owners are friendly & very helpful as is the handyman. The owners wife runs the little restaurant in front of the park & they were always busy. This is a delightful place to stay & I would recommend it to anyone!! - Sharon Hendricks
May 2017 - $20.00
At first I was not impressed, the door going into the office is broke and it's disheveled inside, but the people could not have been nicer. We parked in a pull-thru just off the road, and it was shady and wide, but very sandy..not paved. I had asked to use the fitness center I read about and rolled my eyes when they told me they didn't think the 2 pieces of equipment worked, and they were blocked in by a bunch of junk...BUT I WAS WRONG. They are undergoing a total remodeling of their community room and that is the reason it was blocked, and they cleared it out immediately. The recumbent bike was working fine and not rickety like some RV parks, it was a nice one. Plus the handyman who let me in was so nice and friendly and wanted to make sure I was comfortable. We had not planned on staying but one night, but decided to stay an extra day and ride the motorcycle to Apalachicola, about 50 miles away. My husband first wanted to move because it was dusty and we were right on the road, but did anyways. On our motorcycle ride we did go past several other RV parks between Panacea and Apalachicola. These appeared to be much fancier, but when I checked, they were at least twice the price. I guess for what we wanted, Panacea was great. Water pressure and taste was good, wifi was great and even though there was a $50 deposit for the cable box, there was no problem getting the deposit back early. There is also a nice little cafe open for breakfast and lunch from 7 am to 3 pm. I went in to tell the owner we were going to stay another day and saw some of their breakfasts....they looked great! Nothing fancy here, but we would return in a heartbeat! Just wish they had a pool. - Ginny H
Aug 2018 - $40.00
Great experience! We camped along the waterfront, across from the swimming pool. Spacious lots. We chose a shady spot. Enjoyed our time here very much. - charthegar
Jun 2018 - $50.00
Staff was very friendly. Beautiful view of the bay. Swimming pool was clean. Only negative is the small site but have to remember it is a private park. We will be back - Gayle Moreen
Apr 2018 - $38.00
The staff were very friendly. The Holiday Campground was very,very clean. Will stay there again. Spent 7 days there. Highly recommend this campground to my friends. - Kiger
Jan 2019 - $44.00
Friendly and helpful staff, the waterfront spots are fantastic and the views out your front window are beautiful! Shoreline and pier are great. Very clean campground- no dust. Enjoyed our stay! - Karen W
Jan 2019 - $40.00
Post Hurricane Michael, this park is a survivor. Obviously the ownership put forth the proper effort to get ready for "the season". There are a few quirks you have to be aware of, one of which is the replacement electrical pedestals do not have breakers, so the office asks you to trip off the master breaker in your RV before hooking up. In our Monaco, not so simple, but no big deal. The host parked us efficiently, and carefully. This place is not kid-friendly, for good reason...there's no-where where the little ones would either not be in danger because of the rocks by the water...or the road traffic, or they would be running around a small park bored to pieces., The park is NOT kid-unfriendly, the circumstances surrounding it's location is at fault. Nicely manicured dust-free gravel, the pier is in great shape...and that water-view out of the coach window was just awesome. The value proposition was the big attraction for us, under 50 bucks and water is pretty rare. - tres gatos
Sep 2018 - $39.00
We were in a pull-in site in Tier A, right on the water so the view out the front window was simply amazing! Easy to find, friendly staff. Utilities worked well. Would probably be tight quarters if park was full. Will definitely stay again...longer than 3 days next time! - CanDo
Feb 2017 - $40.00
We stayed the month of February. Very nice park. Maybe 27 sites. Lovely main road made of brick pavers. $80 Palm trees and sea oates. All sites are gravel and very spacious. A few sites owned by individuals are concrete. Grounds are clean and well maintained along with pools, cook shack, observation tower and dock. Jimmy will greet you, direct you to your site and help anyway he can. Good grassy area for dogs. Cable, good wifi. No laundry facility on site. Very quiet. Would stay here again if in area. - jackiej
Jul 2016 - $50.00
Stopped here because they are in the Passport America system. I was told they have a minimum two day stay rule. This was in the middle of the week The book says unlimited stays. From what we could see from the entrance it appeared to be all permanents. Not somewhere we wanted to stay for 2 days. Certainly not anywhere near what the web site shows. Beware the road in, its a rig shaker. We moved on. - Libby
Mar 2016 - $3.00
Nice place if you are passing through.
One lovely pool but there is another pool that is partially drained and full of gross, stagnant water. For some reason, only part of the dock is finished. Pretty dangerous and definitely an eyesore.
Restrooms are small, dark and dirty. Shower is open to entire restroom an water goes everywhere. Very difficult to shower without everything getting wet, unless you stack your items on the closed toilet lid. Yuck.
Nice campers, but unfortunately the camp host couple was far from friendly. Despite allowing their dog off leash, the female host screamed at us for allowing our dog to play fetch. Screamed. Very unprofessional. Their dog also charged ours while off leash, without so much as an apology from them.
Paved road and fairly level sites. - KaMp5