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Highlands Hammock State Park Campgrounds

Highlands Hammock State Park is a 9,251 acre park opened to the public in 1931. The park still preserves a scenic, virgin hardwood forest. The sharp-eyed wildlife observer can catch a glimpse of whitetail deer and alligators almost every day. For a fascinating look at various areas, the park...

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Highlands Hammock State Park is a 9,251 acre park opened to the public in 1931. The park still preserves a scenic, virgin hardwood forest. The sharp-eyed wildlife observer can catch a glimpse of whitetail deer and alligators almost every day. For a fascinating look at various areas, the park offers nine separate nature trails, including the popular catwalk through a cypress swamp.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
Accessible Hiking Trails
Accessible Picnic Area
Ada Accessible Restroom
Amphitheaters
Basketball
BBQ Grill
Benches
Bike Riding
Bike Trail
Biking
Bird Watching
Boardwalk
Boating
Campfire Programs
Campground Host
Campground Store
Catwalk
Comfort Station
Concession
Covered Group Structure
Dump Station
Electric Hook Ups
Equestrian Area
Equestrian Trails
Firewood
Fitness Trail
Flushing Toilet
Free Wi-Fi
Gatehouse
Gift Shop
Grills
Group Camping Facility
Group Fire Ring
Group Shelter
Hiking
Hiking Trail
Historic Sites
Horse Camp Facility
Horse Shoes
Horse Trail
Horseshoe Pit
Hot Showers
Information Station
Interpretive Programs
Interpretive Sites
Laundry
Mountain Biking
Multi Purpose Park Lot
Museum
Nature Programs
Nature Trails
Nature Viewing Area
Parking
Paved Roads
Pavilion
Pay Telephone
Photography
Picnic Area
Picnic Shelter
Picnic Tables
Picnicking
Play Field
Playground
Potable Water
Programs
Ranger Station
Recycling Center
Rent Bicycles
Restaurant
Restroom
RV Park
Scenery
Security Lights
Sheltered Dining Area
Showers
Shuffle Board
Small Store
Star Gazing
Swings
Telephone
Trailer Parking
Trailhead
Trails
Vending Machine
Volleyball
Water Drinking
Water Faucets
Water Fountains
Wilderness Area
Wildlife Viewing

Within 10 Miles
9 Hole Golf Course
Beach
Convenience Store
Golf
Golf Course
Grocery
Hospital
Post Office
Sightseeing

Alerts and Important Information

The park gates close at sunset. If you plan to arrive late please contact the park prior to 5 PM on the day of your arrival.
Check-out time is 1 PM.
Quiet hour is 11 PM and must be observed by all campers.

Pets are allowed in family camping areas overnight.

Pets are welcome overnight in all the camping parks. Pet rules apply.
Domestic breeds of dogs, except guide or signal dogs or animals trained to assist individuals with a disability, cats, fur-bearing animals, birds and reptiles are not allowed in food-service areas, cabins or cabin areas, primitive campgrounds, beaches where bathing and swimming are permitted, either land and water portions, park buildings, playgrounds, and areas designated by park management. Captive wild species, whether native or non- native, and barnyard animals, except horses, are not allowed.

Pets must be well behaved at all times and confined in the owner camping unit during quiet hours. Unconfined pets may not be left unattended for more than 30 minutes and must be on a leash no more than 6 feet long. Please do not tie pets to park vegetation, natural or manmade structures or facilities. Pet owners must pick up after their pets and properly dispose of all droppings in trash receptacles. Pets are required to be vaccinated. Horse owners and users will be asked to show their certificate of a current negative Coggin Test for all horses entering the park.

A pet that is noisy, disturbing, intimidating or dangerous to other people or pets, or which damages park resources, will not be allowed to remain in the park.

No one younger than 18 may camp overnight unless accompanied by a responsible adult, who will remain onsite for the period rented.

Hours of Operation

  • The park gates close at sunset

Destination Features

  • Camping
  • Dump Station
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Pets Allowed
  • Showers