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Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

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33104 NW 192nd Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34972-4620
+1 863-462-5360
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Nowhere

This is the middle of Nowhere! I am a Florida native and have passed through Yeehaw Junction... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
niteowljune
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Huntersville, North Carolina
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Old Florida Camping!

If you've ever wondered what Old Florida might have looked like (before beachfront condos, housing... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
jouppioutdoors
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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“dark sky” (5 reviews)
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33104 NW 192nd Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34972-4620
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+1 863-462-5360
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This is the middle of Nowhere! I am a Florida native and have passed through Yeehaw Junction numerous times, not realizing you could be in such a remote area so close to there. This is Florida prairie at it’s finest. We went to see the...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

If you've ever wondered what Old Florida might have looked like (before beachfront condos, housing subdivisions and theme parks) we feel that Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park is what you imagine. We heard that the preserve's remoteness makes it one of the best places in...More

Thank jouppioutdoors
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

A wondeful place to get away from it all and immerse yourself in nayure for a few hours...swamp buggy tours offered by the park service are a bargain...

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

The tourist bureau recommended this I think the visit to the tourist bureau was more informative If you want to see how fairly wealthy people lived over a century ago,visit

Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

After a long drive down a straight rutted road, you'll think you're in the middle of nowhere, and for stargazing you are! If you have a large telescope with remote focus, take it...they have pads in the field with electricity for running your scope. We...More

Thank Sandtom
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We live in FL but just wanted to get away & chill for a week. We stayed in the family campground which was quiet & very dark at night which makes it a perfect place to see the stars. We took a 5 mile hike...More

Thank pjorcutt
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Went camping here for a girls weekend and had a blast! We stayed in the equestrian camp area next to Michelle (who is AWESOME!). We met most of the volunteers who are all wonderful! The park facilities are very well kept and there is plenty...More

2  Thank kjoy05
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Reviewed 11 July 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
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Reviewed 4 July 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
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Reviewed 15 June 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
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Julie T
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I’m sorry I don’t know.
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jat8458
12 March 2018|
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
Cel sure. Don’t know about Wi-Fi
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Jo C
27 March 2017|
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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.
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