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GOLD HEAD BRANCH SP, FL

Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Nov 29 2015   Later Dates
81 site(s) found

Description

The park contains 2300 acres of rolling sandhills and long leaf pines, with several lakes and a ravine with seepage springs cutting through the park for approximately 1.5 miles. The park is home to bald eagles, Sherman's fox squirrels, gopher tortoises, red cockaded woodpeckers, various snakes, hawks, fox, and numerous songbirds. The time for wildflower viewing is during October.

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Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Bbq Grill
  • Bike Riding
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Cabin Rental
  • Campfire Programs
  • Campground Host
  • Comfort Station
  • Dishes And Tableware
  • Dump Station
  • Dumpstation
  • Electric Hook Ups
  • Fire Rings
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Flushing Toilet
  • Gatehouse
  • Grills
  • Group Camping Facility
  • Group Picnicking
  • Guided Interpretive Hikes
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Historic Sites
  • Hot Showers
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Lake
  • Nature Programs
  • Nature Trails
  • Nature Viewing Area
  • Overlook
  • Park Attendant
  • Paved Roads
  • Pavilion
  • Pay Telephone
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Play Field
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Pots And Pans
  • Pressurized Water
  • Primitive Camping
  • Ranger Station
  • Restroom
  • Scenery
  • Security Lights
  • Separate Tent Area
  • Showers
  • Star Gazing
  • Stove
  • Table And Chairs
  • Telephone
  • Trails
  • Trails, Horse
  • Vending Machine
  • Water Faucets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • 9 Hole Golf Course
  • Church Services
  • Convenience Store
  • Grocery
  • Ice Machine
  • Laundry
  • Medical Facility
  • Post Office
  • Propane And Cooking Stoves
  • Propane Lights
  • Public Marina
  • Restaurant
  • Sightseeing
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Hospital
  • River Access
  • Water Sport Theme Park
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. Reservations are accepted up to 11 months in advance. Toiletries and dishwashing soap are not provided in the cabins; basic cooking and eating utensils are provided in the cabins. Cabins have 2 night minimum for weekends only. Cabins can be rented for single nights on weekdays.

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's 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's 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. Pets are allowed in family camping areas overnight. Pets are not allowed in Cabins or Cabin areas. No one younger than 18 may camp overnight unless accompanied by a responsible adult, who will remain onsite for the period rented.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
29.8475, -81.96167
29°50'51"N, 81°57'42"W

Park is located 6 miles north of Keystone Heights on State Road 21 midway between Gainesville and Jacksonville in northeast Florida.


Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

GOLD HEAD BRANCH SP
6239 STATE ROAD 21
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS  FL  32656

Phone Number:

Information:  (352)473-4701