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Savannas Recreation Area

1400 East Midway Road, Fort Pierce, FL 34982-7158
(772) 464-7855
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Ranked #9 of 17 attractions in Fort Pierce
Type: Parks
Traveler Description: Savannas Recreation Area is a little known oasis in Fort Pierce.  They offer seasonal tent and RV camping with electric and water and sewer as well... more »
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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Savannas are a series of swamps and lakes that lie behind the dunes on the mainland side of the Indian River. Camping is available at the location off Midway Road and trophy bass lurk in the dark waters of the lakes and canals.

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Alameda, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We were here during a tornado in Mississippi . The effects that the land and sky go through when the weather shows it's face so prominently was a frightfully awesome sight to see and experience . I'm glad to have been wrapped up in Nature at that moment and that was the place to be . Will visit it again... More

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
38 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Always enjoy birding at this location, esp. for the season migrants. The park is great for wildlife photography (but remember, it's Florida, so if you go off on a trail - be prepared).

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Saturday mornings a VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE guide takes you through the preserve pointing out birds, wildlife, and anything that moves, hides or resides in the rainwater . Relaxing as you paddle through the waters in a serene and pristine environment you would never know you are in the fastest growing county in the US. Kayakers of all abilities are welcome and... More

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SEATTLE
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

I've done enough tent camping to confidently say Savannas is an outstanding park. I stayed for 4-nights during December and despite the wind and rain I had a comfortable time. Savannas is located on a swampy area. There is fishing and boating opportunities nearby, and good beaches are about 10-miles drive away. There are two types of tent camping available:... More

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The Villages, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

We just stopped for couple days. Park was very clean. Office staff was great. Since the weather was colder we want a camp fire but could not buy any wood. Restrooms were clean and laundry was good as well and good price. They had a great dog runs. Good place to camp to explore the area.

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Jupiter, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We camped here in the spring of 2013. The spaces offer little privacy, but the setting is peaceful. That is until the very surly night host shows up drunk on his "Gator" utility vehicle. He and his buddies on the morning shift are the "Lunatics running the asylum". My wife and I could smell the beer from 6-10 feet away... More

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Vandalia, Ohio
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98 reviews 98 reviews
22 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We stopped by here and went kayaking. We found the woman working here to be very friendly and helpful. The prices for the kayaking are very reasonable and we had an enjoyable trip. I would recommend stopping here.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Took my son here to go kayaking. It was fun, we got "lost" at times but it was fun. Great place to just go relax and enjoy nature

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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We have lived around the corner from this for the last 5 yrs, and just discovered what a great place this was. Very educational for children and adults alike. Lots of hand on exhibits, live animals, and displays about the Savannas. Will go back and back

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