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Paynes Prairie State Preserve Campground Florida

Paynes Prairie State Preserve Overview

Paynes Prairie State Preserve Restroom

Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park (Puc Puggy) Campground has 49 single-family (mixed-used) and is located next to Lake Wauberg. Campsites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. There are 28 campsites with water & electric hookups (sites 1-18 and 34-49). Campsites 19-33 are walk-in tent-only campsites.  Each campsite also has a table, fire ring and grill. Primitive equestrian group campsites are also available.

Campground amenities include drinking water, flush toilets, hot showers, and an RV dump station.  Firewood is also available for sale from the campground host.

Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park also has hiking/biking trails, equestrian trails, visitor center, an amphitheater, playground, picnic area, and a nature view area/observation tower. There’s also a boat ramp.

Paynes Prairie State Preserve – Area Recreation

Outdoor activities at the 22,000-acre preserve include boating, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, biking, picnicking and horseback riding. Wildlife viewing is also amazing with opportunities to see herds of wild horses and bison.

A few other campgrounds in the area include Rodman Campground, O’Leno State Park and Gold Head Branch State Park.

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Amenities
  • Amphitheater
  • BBQ Grills
  • Boat Launch/Ramp
  • Boat Ramp
  • Campfire Center
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electrical Hookup
  • Equestrian Facilities
  • Equestrian trail
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Group Pavilion
  • Nature Center
  • Park Interpreter
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms (Flush Toilets)
  • RV Hookups
  • Showers
  • Visitor Center
Activities
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Creek
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseback riding
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • River
  • Sailing
  • Stargazing
  • Visitor Center
  • Walking Trails
  • Water Sports
  • Wildlife Viewing
100 Savannah Blvd.
Micanopy, Florida 32667
356 466-3397
Lat / Long:

29.529892, -82.295773

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Best Campsites

9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 30, 39, 42, 43, 46

Regions
Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • Equestrian
  • Group
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
Season:

Year Round

Elevation:

128

# of Campsites:

49

# of RV Campsites:

34

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Paynes Prairie State Preserve Sign
Puc Puggy Sign

Paynes Prairie State Preserve Comments & Reviews

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2 Comments on “Paynes Prairie State Preserve”

  1. Guy Heitmann says:

    Paynes prairie 2-38196910 reservation no.april 19-25. I have not received a cancellation notice and refund

    • Hi Guy,
      That cancellation notice and refund will come from ReserveAmerica.com. I recommend logging in to your account there and checking on status.

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