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Burns Lake Campground, FL

part ofBig Cypress National Preserve, National Park Service
Photo: Burns Lake Campground
Status: Closed through Sat May 23 2015   Season Dates


Burns Lake Campground offers lake views from every campsite. Offering direct backcountry access, this campground is the ideal place for hunters and off-road vehicle enthusiasts.

Natural Features:

Surrounded by towering pine trees and wrapping around a lake, this campground allows you to feel like you’re getting away while still being close enough to modern conveniences.


Burns Lake offers a great access point for your permitted off-road vehicle. Campers can enjoy fishing in the lake and surrounding areas with the appropriate licensure. Just far enough from any major highway, this campground offers countless wildlife viewing opportunities.


This campground offers a picnic day use area, vault toilets, and an off-road vehicle parking lot and access point. No fresh water is available.

Nearby Attractions:

Campers can enjoy local sight-seeing attractions such as airboat and swamp buggy tours, museums, art galleries, and boardwalks. This campground is located close to multiple national and state parks.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Backpacking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Host
  • Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation
  • Parking Area
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Area
  • Vault Toilets
Within 10 Miles
  • Boardwalk
  • Campfire Programs
  • Cell Phone Service
  • Dump Station
Know Before You Go
  • This campground is primarily used by hunters and off-road vehicle users.
  • No fresh water is available.
  • Dogs must be kept on a leash.
  • No off-road vehicle use within campground.
  • For more information please call the off-road vehicle office at 239-695-1205.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
25.88389, -81.21889
25°53'2"N, 81°13'8"W

From Naples: Follow US HWY 41 east until you see signs for campground (approximately mile marker 67).

From Miami: Follow US HWY 41 west until you see signs for campground (approximately mile marker 67)

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Burns Lake Campground
52105 Tamiami Trail East
Ochopee  FL  34141

Phone Number:

Information:  (239)695-1205
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