Find out all the rules and regulations for our camping sites

The following represent the most asked questions about camping in Hillsborough County owned and operated campgrounds. For a complete list download the Camping Rules and Regulations PDF.

How long can I stay?

  • Camper(s) with qualified Recreational Vehicle to stay a max of 30 consecutive days at one park
    • After 30 days, the camper(s) will be required to vacate their site and may not return to camp in that park for at least 30 days
  • Tent campers are limited to a 14 day stay per park within a 30 day period
  • No campers are allowed to stay in the Hillsborough County Conservation Parks System
  • More than 150 days within a 365-day time period

How many people, pets, tents, and RV's can I have on the site?

  • Only 8 people allowed per site for amenity camping and 6 people per site for primitive camping
  • Each amenity campsite can accommodate one tent and one mobile unit, or two tents, and up to 3 registered vehicles (limited only by size of the site)
  • The maximum amount of tents allowed on a primitive campsite is determined by the size of the site
  • Pets are limited to cats and dogs only, and no more than two are allowed per site. Rules for pets:
    • Must have a copy of current rabies certificate
    • Clean up pet feces from all campground and park areas
    • No unattended or aggressive pets
    • Pets are restricted from sanitary facilities and may be restricted from other areas (with the exception of service animals)

If I am the one registering, do I have to stay

You must camp on the site and will be held responsible for their guests and condition of the site and making sure all rules are followed.

Are there any discounts available?

Yes, for amenity camping. Adults 55+ and residents 65+ get discounted rates. See the Cost section for the current rates.

Campers who qualify for discounts must:

  • Camp on site for the entire stay
  • Be the camper re-registering for the site

What are the general camping rules?

  • Quiet hours are 10 PM – 8 AM

  • All trash must be taken to dumpster located at the entrance of the campground
  • All plants and animals are protected by state and county laws
  • Campers are responsible for cleaning up after pets and must properly dispose of pet waste

Are there any prohibited activities?

Do not do any of the following:

  • Attach anything to the trees including clothes lines, hammocks, lights, etc.
  • Wash clothing or bedspreads in the bathhouses
  • Wash hair in sinks
  • Cut through other camper’s campsites without permission
  • Set up picnics in the park prior to park opening
  • Enter or stay in the general park area after 10 PM
  • Bring pets inside facilities
  • Drain off grey and black water tanks on site

Is alcohol allowed?

  • Intoxicants and intoxicated persons are prohibited inside of the park property
  • We will remove parties possessing or consuming any intoxicants

Last Modified: 2/6/2024, 9:05:32 PM

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