Big Scrub Campground

National Forests In Florida

Perennially popular with off-road vehicle enthusiasts, Big Scrub Campground sits in the Ocala National Forest in central Florida. A trailhead within the facility offers riders campsite-to-trail access.

Big Scrub can accommodate tents, campers and RVs. The campground is equipped with showers, restrooms and drinking water.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The Ocala National Forest spans four counties and 383,000 acres. It is the southernmost and oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River and protects the world's largest contiguous sand pine scrub forest.

Miles of trails offer plenty of open space and blue skies for off-road vehicles.

Nearby Attractions

The warm, turquoise waters of Alexander Springs are a short drive away. Visitors can swim, canoe and dive in a natural spring-fed lake and creek.

Recreation

Big Scrub Campground offers direct access to the 47-mile Ocala Adventure Trail. All off-road vehicle riders will enjoy exploring the Tread Lightly Four Wheel Drive Way. A permit is required for use of the trail system.

Learn more about off-road vehicle use in Ocala National Forest.

Contact Information

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11990 SE NATIONALFOREST RD 588 UMATILLA FL 32784

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 352-625-2520

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From I-75 east, travel on State Route 40 to Forest Road 588. Turn south on 588 and go approximately 8 miles. The campground is on the west side of the road.

Available Campsites

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