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Attention: Pink Jeep Campground will be closed from June 1st - July 31st, 2014 and will reopen on August 1st, 2014.

Pink Jeep Campground, FL

part ofBig Cypress National Preserve, National Park Service
Photo: Pink Jeep Campground
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
 

Overview

Pink Jeep campground is located within the Bear Island Unit of the preserve. It is only accessible by Off-Road Vehicle, Foot, or Bike. A permit is required when using an Off-Road Vehicle.

Natural Features:

Pink Jeep is tucked away in an oak hammock. It is three miles from the nearest highway, offering solitude and tranquility. The oak trees surround each campsite giving you a glimpse into the old Florida landscape.

Recreation:

Pink Jeep offers access to hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, off-road vehicle trails, photography, and birding. Permits are required for hunting, fishing, and off-road vehicle use.

Facilities:

This small primitive campground offers nine tent sites with picnic tables and fire rings. Vault toilets are available for use.

Nearby Attractions:

Bear Island Unit offers 20 plus miles of backcountry trails. Everglades City is located 30 miles south and provides dining, sight-seeing, and historical sites. Everglades National Park can also be accessed via Everglades City. Big Cypress Swamp Welcome Center is also located 30 miles to the south. The Oasis Visitor Center is located 50 miles to the southeast.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Campsites
  • Accessible Grills
  • Campfire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation
  • Tent sites
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Host
  • Hunting
  • Trailhead Parking
Know Before You Go
  • There is no vehicle access to this campground unless you are using a properly permitted off-road vehicle, or by foot or bike.
  • Due to the remote nature of this campground food must be stored in a manner as to not attract wildlife.
  • Cell phone coverage is minimal
  • The nearest service station is 10-15 miles away
  • There is no potable water available.
  • Off-road vehicle use is not allowed in the campground
  • For more information please call the off-road vehicle office at 239-695-1205.
  • Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    26.20889, -81.30306
    26°12'32"N, 81°18'11"W

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    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    Pink Jeep Campground
    52105 Tamiami Trail East
    Ochopee  FL  34141

    Phone Number:

    Project Office: (239)695-1205
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