Campgrounds South Of Georgia

There are dozens of popular campgrounds south of Georgia.

The southeastern region of the U.S. is dotted with dozens of campgrounds, all with their own unique twist on RV and tent camping. Reserving a campsite during summer months can be a difficult task, so it is a good idea to choose where you would like to camp and book your reservation weeks or months in advance. Here are some of the more popular campsites located in northern Florida just south of the Georgia border.

Spirit Of The Suwannee Music Park and Campground

This campground, located just north of Live Oak, Fla., off of Highway 129, has become a popular destination for campers and music lovers in recent years. The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and Campground is home to Magnolia Fest, an annual music festival featuring several national and well-known regional acts. Past lineups for this festival have included the Allman Brothers Band, the Trey Anastasio Band, Government Mule, Donna the Buffalo, Peter Rowan and Col. Bruce Hampton. The campground features spaces for RV and tent camping with 600 campsites and 800 primitive campsites. RV site amenities include full electrical hookups, water, bathhouses and access to 50 miles of hiking trails. For more information, or to book a reservation, call 386-364-1683 or visit the MusicLivesHere.com Web site.

Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park & Campground

3076 95th Drive

Live Oak, FL 32060

386-364-1683

musicliveshere.com

North Beach Camp Resort

This campground is located on the beach in St. Augustine, Fla., about 45 minutes south of the Georgia border, just below Jacksonville. The North Beach Camp Resort has 134 campsites, including spaces for tent camping. There also are pull-through spaces for RVs and trailers with full electrical hookups. You can also rent a cabin and enjoy watching the sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean in the morning. And the campground is right next to a boat ramp that allows you to put your boat into the North River, which is a popular fishing spot for flounder, trout, sheepshead, drum and red bass, to name a few species. You can also fish from the campground’s pier without a license. For more information, or to book a reservation, call 904-824-1806, or visit the NorthBeachCamp.com Web site.

North Beach Camp Resort

125 Coastal Highway (A1A)

St. Augustine, FL 32084

904-824-1806

northbeachcamp.com

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Campground and RV Resort

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park and RV Resort in Madison, Fla., has been one of the more popular family camping destinations in the Sunshine State for decades. People who have camped at Jellystone often return to take advantage of the lake, which is perfect for swimming, riding paddle boats, kayaking, canoeing or sunbathing on the white-sand beach. For the kids there are daily hayrides, a 60-foot water slide called the Tornado, and a kiddie-sized passenger train that circles the campgrounds. There is even a paintball field for bigger kids and adults. Other amenities at Jellystone include RV spaces with electrical hookups, sites for tent camping, pull-through spots for travel trailers and even cabins to rent so that families can live and sleep in spacious quarters during their visit. For more information, or to make a reservation, call 850-973-8269 or visit the Hercules.ReservationFriend.com Web site.

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Campground and RV Resort

1051 Southwest Old St. Augustine Road

Madison, FL 32340

850-973-8269

jellystonefla.com

Lake City Campground

This northern Florida campground is located at the first Interstate 75 exit after driving south across the Georgia border. It has been family-owned and -operated since 2004. Amenities include a swimming pool, a recreation room with video games, a pool table, traditional board games and a television, as well as laundry facilities. All RV sites are pull-throughs with full electrical hookups, as well as a cable TV connection, potable water and dumping stations. Tent campsites, cabins, cottages and cabanas also are available to rent on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, or to book a reservation, call 386-752-9131 or send e-mail to lakecitycampground@yahoo.com, as requested on its Web site.

Lake City Campground

4743 North U.S. Hwy 441

Lake City, FL 32055

386-752-9131

lakecitycampground.com