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KISSIMMEE PRAIRIE PRESERVE SP, FL

Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Jun 14 2015   Later Dates
31 site(s) found

Description

On-site firewood collection is prohibited. For further information on this campground, please click on the following link: click here

Swamp buggy tours are available.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Bike Riding
  • Bike Trail
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Comfort Station
  • Dumpstation
  • Electric Hook Ups
  • Equestrian Area
  • Equestrian Trails
  • Flushing Toilet
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Historic Sites
  • Horse Camp Facility
  • Horse Trail
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hot Showers
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Iron Ranger
  • Laundry
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Viewing Area
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicing
  • Potable Water
  • Pressurized Water
  • Restroom
  • Rv Park
  • Scenery
  • Showers
  • Special Event Area
  • Star Gazing
  • Trailer Parking
  • Trails
  • Water Faucets
  • Water Fountains
  • Wilderness Area
Within 10 Miles
  • Bank Fishing
Alerts and Important Information
The park gates close at sunset. If you plan to arrive late please contact the park prior to 4 PM on the day of your arrival.

Please make sure you have the correct park. This park, Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, is located near Lake Okeechobee, Florida, and should not be confused with Lake Kissimmee State Park, located near Lake Wales, Florida.

The Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park is remotely located. Please pay attention to your fuel level. The closest gas station is 12 miles from the campground.
During times of heavy rains, road conditions may become hazardous.
Gate combination changes monthly, please call 863-462-5360 prior to arrival.

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'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.
    If you are planning to use the horse paddocks, please be aware that at this time only 6 paddocks have water available.
  • 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):
27.53917, -81.02278
27°32'21"N, 81°1'22"W

Driving Directions
  • From the North on the Turnpike:
  • o Exit #193 at SR 60/Yeehaw Junction
  • o Turn right (west) on SR 60
  • o At the traffic light, turn left (south) onto Hwy 441
  • o After approximately 18 miles, turn right (west) onto CR 724
  • o After 13 miles, turn right (north) onto Peavine Trail
  • o Stay on Peavine Trail 5 miles Preserve Entrance straight ahead
  • From North or South on I-95:
  • o Exit #131 at Orange Ave./CR68-Ft. Pierce
  • o Head west on CR 68 approximately 35 miles until the road ends at Hwy 441
  • o Turn right (north) on Hwy 441
  • o In less than 1 mile turn left on CR 724
  • o After 13 miles, turn right (north) onto Peavine Trail
  • o Stay on Peavine Trail 5 miles Preserve Entrance straight ahead
  • From Okeechobee
  • o Take Hwy 441 north approximately 15 miles
  • o Turn left (west) on CR 724
  • o After 13 miles, turn right (north) onto Peavine Trail
  • o Stay on Peavine Trail 5 miles Preserve Entrance straight ahead
  • Campground is 5 miles from the front entrance Please remember--the speed limit is 25 mph.
  • Visitors using GPS or internet mapping programs from Hwy 441 or Hwy 98, please follow the brown state park signs.
  • Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    KISSIMMEE PRAIRIE PRESERVE SP
    33104 NW 192ND AVE
    OKEECHOBEE  FL  34972

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (863)462-5360