Chassahowitzka River Campground

At 'The Chazz' you will find 53 full hookup RV sites, 28 primitive tent sites, boat ramps and parking, general store and boat rentals. All this lies next to and on the Chassahowitzka River ("Hanging Pumpkin Place" in Seminole language), a gateway to spectacular scenery, wildlife and some of the best paddling in Florida! If you've never heard of it before, come and check this awesome spot out!

When first arriving, the way winds through a long “tree tunnel” to the end of the paved road. There you will find a double boat ramp on a springs fed lagoon. To the right is the Camp Store where guests may check in for camping, buy curios, local art, snacks and supplies, pay for parking, and get loads of good area info about the Chassahowitzka River. You may also rent a kayak, canoe or jonboat at the old bait house on the lagoon. Once checked in, you may head back down the tree tunnel to RV sites, and tent camping.

Among the amenities in the RV park area are a newer bathhouse with heat/AC, general purpose building we call the “leisure pavilion”, screened room with Coke machine and water fountains, and coin operated laundry facilities. Both the RV camping and primitive camping areas are partially shaded with mature oaks, cedars, pines and palms. The individual RV sites feature fire rings, picnic tables, 30 or 50 amp electrical service, sewer connections, and spigots for potable water. There is a wifi signal broadcast throughout the RV Park. Of the 53 RV sites, 8 are the pull-through type. There is a dump station near the entrance to the RV park.

The tent or primitive camping area is separate from the RV Park, further to the west. It also features fire rings and picnic tables at each campsite. As well, there are 6 communal water spigots and 4 communal trashcans with 1 recycling bin. It is very peaceful. If you’re just coming to recreate, you can put your boat or kayak in and head out to one of the many springs and creeks, which feed the Chassahowitzka River. Maybe you’re headed out to the fantastic fishing grounds in the Gulf of Mexico. Wildlife abounds in the surrounding forests and whether you want to sit and watch the Manatees, Dolphins, Birds, Otters, etc. or go confront the animals in their own environments, there’s something for everyone! One of the most popular choices is to rent a kayak and launch at the dedicated kayak ramp and head out. So what are you waiting for? Get out and come to Chaz!