Florida ARVC lists parks, campgrounds open for hurricane evacuees

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds has identified campgrounds and RV parks with space available for Hurricane Florence evacuees.

“Most of Florida’s campgrounds and RV parks have availability at this time of year and are ready to accept evacuees,” said Bobby Cornwell, executive director of the Florida Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds.

“It would be advisable, if possible, to contact the park ahead of time to reserve a space,” he said, adding that people can visit www.campflorida.com for listings and descriptions of over 400 Florida campgrounds and RV Parks.

Many parks along I-95 and close to the Florida/Georgia state line have RV spaces and some cabin rentals for evacuees, Cornwell said. These include:

— Flamingo Lake RV Resort, Jacksonville, (904) 766-0672 or www.flamingolake.com

— Fleetwood RV Park, Jacksonville, (904) 737-4733 or


— Kelly’s Countryside RV Park, Callahan, (904) 845-4252 or www.kellyscountrysidervpark.com

— Pecan Park, Jacksonville, (844) 746-1841 or www.sunrvresorts.com/resorts/south/florida/pecan-park/

— Whitey’s Fish Camp, Orange Park, (904) 269-4198, www.whiteysfishcamp.com

— Bryn Mawr Ocean Resort, St. Augustine, (904) 471-3353 or www.brynmawroceanresort.com

— Compass RV Park, St. Augustine, (904) 824-357 or www.compassrvpark.com

— Cooksey’s RV Park, St. Augustine, (904) 824-4016

—  North Beach Camp Resort, St. Augustine, (904) 824-1806 or www.northbeachcamp.com

— Ocean Grove RV Resort, St. Augustine, (904) 471-3414 or www.oceangroveresort.com

— Pellicer Creek Camground, St. Augustine, (904) 458-7275 or www.pellicercreekcampground.com

— St. Augustine Beach KOA, (904) 471-3113 or  www.koa.com/campgrounds/st-augustine-beach/

— Stagecoach RV Park, St. Augustine, (904) 824-2319 or www.stagecoachrv.net

And off of I-75 near FL/GA State Line:

— Jennings KOA, Jennings, (386) 938-3321 or www.koa.com/campgrounds/jennings

— E-Z Stop RV Park, Lake City, (386) 752-2279

— Lake City Campground, Lake City, (386) 752-9131 or www.lakecitycampground.com

— Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Lake City, (386) 364-1683 or www.musicliveshere.com

— Traveler’s Campground, Alachua, (386) 462-2505 or www.travelerscampground.com

And further south:

— Peace River Campground in Arcadia, (863) 494-9693 or   www.peacerivercampground.com  (Offering ½ price camping for anyone with a NC, SC, or GA ID)

For more information on campgrounds and RV parks in Florida, please visit www.campflorida.com, or call Florida ARVC at (850) 562-7151.

SOURCE: Florida ARVC press release






Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt has been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year. She is the owner of In Good Company Communications and can be reached at ingoodcompanycommunications@gmail.com.

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