This campground is on the border of the Ocala National Forest. We have camped here 3 times and we find it very quiet and friendly. The rangers and CG hosts are very helpful. The area is famous for the it's great bass fishing and ATV trails. We have rode through the passable dirt roads in our TOAD. Fun Stuff. All shopping is done in Palatka, Fl. Every store you can imagine is there. Limited cell phone service.
We have stopped here on our travels through Georgia because of the convience. Some improvements have been made over the years and the results have been anything but succesful. The sites are laid out wrong and larger rigs can not get to the Water/sewer/electric with out sticking out in the road. The planners should have planned on being a campground or a venders set-up area. We will not stop there in the future.
This was a stop over place to facilitate getting our coach serviced at Camping World. The price in the Passport America web site was $16.00. At check in time there was at least four (4) add-ons. I lost track and ended up paying $28.00. The lady at the desk must of needed extra money for something. Needless to say, if the price had been what it listed at we would go back.. Not until. Easy in easy out.
We stayed in the state park for 10 days. The water system was shut down for the whole time we were here. We had to buy drinking water or boil. Park hosts were less than friendly. ALL sites are hard to get into and most are muddy and unkept. Florida State Parks could do well to shut this place down and start over. I guess the outdoors people that canoe down the river could justify a place to set up tent and enjoy the nature thing. We won't be back. It could be a lovely place, but.
Lazy Z is a small family owned campground. Sites are on the small side. Some on a little pond in the park. Sewer hookup is available on limited spots. A dump station is available. Sites are all gravel. We reserve our site and go back every year. Passport America is accepted.
We stayed here two week which proved to be too long. No Cell (AT&T). Sat. was tricky.. Ranger friendly, Host just so-so. Clarksville was a friendly town with several nice grocery stores. Library served as a Wi-Fi hotspot. Would go back but, for a shorter stay. There are two other COE parks near by on the lake.
Very nice park and friendly people from check-in to exit. Across from Charlotte motor speedway and close to NASCAR Hall of Fame. We visited the drivers workshops and would go back to finish searching them out. Traffic was noisy till the late evening.
We found the check in process a little interesting. Pick your site and call back and tell them the one you selected. We arrived on Thursday and for the next 4/5 days it was a conctant traffic flow of people looking for an avalible site. Other than that?? the park was very nice for a Labor Day weekend crowd. We would go back for a shorter stay. 29.00 is a lot to pay without sewer.
We stay with Lee every time we leave Fl. and are heading home. We always enjoy our stay. After residing with Lee over the years, you have to appreciate the job of keeping a clean and friendly campground. The parks owner is only trying to keep the locals out of her park and making camp there. Then you can't get them out of your park. We travel all over the country and make friends with campground owners and know what she is trying to accomplish. She appears to be a little rough around the edges but, Lee is a wonderful campground owner. (note) You can get Satellite if you pull into site 1,2,3,4. I have a satellite roof mount (dish) and I pull forward. The Laundry is outside and is kept very clean. I agree with all of the positive comments about Lee's Campground.
Not to be considered a "Resort CG". Some sites are less than level. Very nice area and well kept CG. Park Rangers and Volunteers very helpful. Bugs are the worst thing that keeps you from enjoying this State Park. To get away from the bugs, pack a lunch, lounge and book and go to the tip of the island and set under the picnic area and enjoy the view of the river. The wind is very forceful and hard on your awning.
Very convenient park. Easily located. Friendly park people willing to help. Some highway noise. Near I-4 You are fitted in with stationary TT's and Park models. Would be good for a winter stay. Snowbirds. Used because the park is near National RV Warranty Center.
It is my opinion that when you set out on a limited budget (retired) and us PA, you can't be overly selective. If you can afford $35.00 per night, go for the best. The Foxes Den is located next to a very busy 2 lane rural highway. Could easily pass for the Daytona 500. There are several level sites and pull-throughs. Several live-ins that have children that roam the park. Mostly friendly. We stayed here for 10 days and it rained 8 days. Nothing ever dried out. If you take a spin up the road to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, you would think you were in the Olympia National Park in Washington State. The sites are as rustic and damp and moldy as any park we have ever driven through. Back to the Foxes Den, The owners are super friendly and helpful. We stayed long enough to find a piece of property and left. Our plans are to move there (Tennessee) and full time in the winter in Texas. The owners are a venturous couple that have their hands full. So, give them a wider birth and an "E" for effort.
My comments about this campground may be obsolete and I hope they have upgraded their act. They would not honor my reservations (passport America) claimed they were full and wanted full price. I would not pay the full price to stay there. It appears their interest in the on-site restaurant was of greater importance than the Campground. Don't use their restrooms.
I gave Tall Pines a 4 rating because they have full hookups available w/50amp. That's worth a few points. Good for a one night stand. Next to I-95 and cheap. They have a few live-ins, but as long as you ignore them, they don't bother you. I fed the hungry cat, but did not see the horses. I was told this stay that new owners had taken over, but they still have a way to go. Much better than the Passport America park out side Brunswick, GA. I would rate them, but they were full and would not honor my reservations. I did stay there several years ago. Do not go into their restrooms. I-95 in Georgia does not have Passport America friendly parks.
We have to this campground several times in the past and considered it our most favorite place to lite. Beautiful setting, good groceries and friendly people. We have not been there since the previous owner sold it to a couple from Paris Texas. They have limited Passport America stays which prevents us from traveling that far to stay just 2 days at a discount. Mark would allow unlimited stays. All you had to do was help with the grass mowing and be there at "Happy Hour" and cookouts. If anyone has been there since the new owners, Please advise as to what it like now.
We have stayed at Paradise Lake 4 times in the past 3 years. The Campground in on GA route 82 and easy in and out. The owner and Host are very friendly people. They bend over backwards to make your stay comfortable. No shade and about 7 miles from Tifton, GA. The country atmosphere is lost when you leave the park. All of the convenience stores are non-American and you think you are in another country. Gas however was the cheapest we had see all year. $2.38 a gallon. It took three weeks for the prices in Florida to come down anywhere near that. Being next to a busy highway, Makes the noise level a little distracting. Nice place!
This a border line rustic campground. We stayed here because the Foxes Den Campground (Cosby,TN) was not as convenient. Single washer/dryer. some shade and a good shot for satellite TV reception. Many nice mom-pop restaurants near by. Wonderful real country cooking. Newport,TN supplied us with a Super Walmart and other facilities plus a Catholic Church on the hill. All views of the Great Smokies were breathtaking. The park host did a nice job keeping the Campground Mowed. (Side note) the Camp Ground cat will talk and chatter up a storm, but don't get too friendly. He will become unfriendly very quickly. He spends his evenings fighting The coons.
Stayed at this campground twice this summer. The Hosts were outstanding and the park was excellent. Water levels were very low. We saw plenty of wild life in and around the camp site. Outside facilities were very scant. You have to travel 15 mile to a grocery store. Very quiet and friendly park.
Very nice COE park. Super nice Hosts making our stay a pleasant one. Stayed there 5 days. All facilities are near by in Anderson, SC. Clemson University was also interesting place to visit. Most sites are on the water with abundance of shade. Very quiet except for the Jet ski's and big power boats. You prayed for early sunsets (beautiful) to regain quietness.