Oscar Scherer State Park Campground Florida

1843 S. Tamiami Trail
Osprey, Florida 34229
941 483-5956
Lat / Long:

27.172905, -82.464190

Oscar Scherer State Park Campground has 108 campsites and is located along South Creek and near Lake Osprey in the Tampa area.  There are 104 campsite with water & electric hookups, 4 tent-only (walk-to) sites and group camping available. Each site also has a table, fire ring and grate.

Campground amenities include drinking water, flush toilets, hot showers ($) and a dump station. There’s also a visitor center, picnic/day use areas, playground, canoe/kayak launch, fishing dock, beach and tram tours. Firewood is also available at the ranger station.

Oscar Scherer State Park – Area Recreation

The Park has a variety of outdoor recreation including hiking (over 15 miles of trails), biking, paddling (canoe & kayaking rentals available), fishing, swimming, snorkeling, roller blading and picnicking. Birding and wildlife viewing area also really nice here. The ocean and beaches are just a mile from the State Park.

You may also be interested in Myakka River State Park. Turtle Beach Campground is also nice.

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Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • Group
  • Primitive
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
  • Walk-To

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  • Bathhouse
  • BBQ Grills
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Rental
  • Campfire Center
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Concessionaire
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electrical Hookup
  • Equipment Rentals
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Fishing Pier
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Park Interpreter
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station
  • Rentals
  • Restrooms (Flush Toilets)
  • RV Hookups
  • Showers
  • Visitor Center
  • Beach Combing
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Creek
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Lake
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Skin Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Walking Trails
  • Water Sports
  • Wildlife Viewing

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