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Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sat Jun 04 2016   Later Dates
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Hontoon Island is accessible by Park passenger ferry service or private boat only. Ferry service runs from 8:00 a.m. until 1 hour before sunset every day, or until 7:00 p.m . on Friday for arriving campers during shorter winter days. Ferry service runs year round.

No waterfront sites or cabins, they are all 3/10 of a mile away from where the boat docks.

For further information on this campground, please click on the following link:
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Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Accessible Boarding Dock
  • Accessible Fishing
  • Accessible Picnic Area
  • Ada Accessible Restroom
  • Bank Fishing
  • Bbq Grill
  • Beds
  • Benches
  • Bike Riding
  • Bike Trail
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Sites
  • Boat Slip Rentals
  • Boating
  • Campground Store
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Dock
  • Electric Hook Ups
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Supplies
  • Flushing Toilet
  • Gift Shop
  • Grills
  • Group Grill
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Historic Sites
  • Horse Shoes
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Hot Showers
  • Ice Machine
  • Interpretive Center
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Iron Ranger
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Nature Viewing Area
  • Parking
  • Pavilion
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Pressurized Water
  • Primitive Cabins
  • Primitive Camping
  • Primitive Group Camping
  • Public Marina
  • Restroom
  • River Access
  • Scenery
  • Showers
  • Star Gazing
  • Swings
  • Trails
  • Vending Machine
  • Water Faucets
  • Water Fountains
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Boat Ramp
  • Hospital
  • Jet Skiing
  • Lake
  • Medical Facility
  • Multi Lane Boat Ramp
  • Sailing
  • Water Skiing
Alerts and Important Information
  • The park gate closes a half hour before sunset. There is no access to the island except by private vessel once the park closes.
  • Pets are allowed in family camping areas overnight.
  • Pets are not allowed in Cabins or Cabin areas.
  • Hontoon Island is only accessible by passenger ferry service or private boat. Ferry service runs from 8:00 a.m. until 1 hour before sunset every day, or until 7:00 p.m. on Friday for arriving campers during shorter winter days. Ferry service runs year round.

    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, park buildings, playgrounds, and areas designated by park management. Captive wild species, whether native or non- native, and barnyard animals, 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. 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.
  • Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    28.97667, -81.35694
    28°58'36"N, 81°21'25"W

    Hontoon Island is located west of DeLand off of State Road 44. Turn on County Road 4110 (Old New York Ave.), left if you are traveling west on 44, right if you are traveling east on 44. Follow County Road 4110 to County Road 4125 (Hontoon Road) make a left, go to River Ridge Road (continuation of County Road 4125) and make a left on to River Ridge Road. Our address is 2309 River Ridge Road.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    DELAND  FL  32720

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (386)736-5309