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Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

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#3 of 22 things to do in Okeechobee Features Animals
33104 NW 192nd Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34972-4620
+1 863-462-5360
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Equestrian sites were large. Was a Quiet campground when we stayed. Saw the following... Flock of... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
via mobile
If You Really Want to CAMP

We had a lovely 2-night stay here. The rangers and the host (Billy!) were very nice and... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2017
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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33104 NW 192nd Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34972-4620
+1 863-462-5360
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Equestrian sites were large. Was a Quiet campground when we stayed. Saw the following... Flock of over 30 Turkey, couple dozen deer, & many herons. One night at campfire we heard what sounded like a death match amongst the wild beasts maybe 50 yards out...More

1  Thank Eye-M-Groot
Reviewed July 3, 2017

We had a lovely 2-night stay here. The rangers and the host (Billy!) were very nice and helpful. Billy was the most friendly and helpful campground host we've ever encountered (without being over-bearing in any way)...he was great. In the "family" section we observeed a...More

Thank Granlobo
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

It's pretty. Not bad place to hike if it isn't scorching hot but literally nothing to see and do but camp

Thank Ken M
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

The campground has three site options - astronomy (tent only, no light pollution), campground (RVs and tents), and equestrian. We have an RV and reserved #35 in the equestrian campground, which is the last site right at the beginning of the trail heads. Total privacy...More

Thank Jmarshall95678
Reviewed April 24, 2017

I had just dropped off my wife at the Orlando airport and was headed to Miami Beach for the night. I hauled out my Florida map and looked for something interesting in between the two places. Just north of Lake Okeechobee I saw a large...More

7  Thank maritimeexplorer
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Kissimmee Prairie preserve is a large state park which is great for hiking, wildlife, and star viewing. They have campsites that range from primitive to modern with full bathroom/laundry facilities. If you come early or stay overnight you will have a chance to see the...More

1  Thank tim a
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

True wildness in Florida. Spotted more than 5 very cute deer, a dozen gators in a pond, red shoulder hawk sitting right beside us. Animals come around at sunset. Will try camping there next time!

1  Thank isotopesh
Reviewed March 12, 2017

This is Florida's largest state park. This takes me so close to nature. Be prepared with water and refreshments during hikes.

1  Thank Agniva_Das
Reviewed March 5, 2017

I love this place. You can see all kinds of birds, gators, wild turkeys, raccoons, flowers, and fantastic stars! Its a long way from anywhere, perfect. I prefer the equstrian loop camp sites, as they are bigger and more private. But site 21 is almost...More

2  Thank claire-dogs
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Have been there many times camping, love the tranquility, nature trails & watching deer, rabbits, turkeys etc., feeling so close to nature.

Thank Domy5749
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Jo C
March 26, 2017|
Response from Wes L | Reviewed this property |
No special reqs at regular camp sites, but the astronomy pad sites request you keep lights low as much as possible. Check with ranger station for details.
March 22, 2017|
Response from kmerce | Reviewed this property |
There is a large area with tables near the ranger's station but I'm not sure about staying after the gates close at sunset. Call Natalie in the office, she's awesome and can answer your questions.
February 14, 2017|
Response from Allan S | Reviewed this property |
I really could not tell you as I did not camp there but only went as a day visitor but I am sure that the web site gives that the informations Sorry.