Learn about camping and boondocking in Florida

Boondocking in Florida!

Florida is a popular destination for boondocking enthusiasts, thanks to its diverse natural beauty and warm climate. Boondocking, or dispersed camping, is largely restricted to Florida’s three national forests. There are also free campgrounds on state can be a great way to save money and enjoy nature. However, boondocking in Florida also requires some planning and research, as there are different laws and regulations for camping on public lands in the state. This article covers the laws and regulations relating to camping and boondocking, along with some guides on where to boondock.

Florida Boondocking Map

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Florida Boondocking Maps

Florida Rest Area Map

Updated: April 1, 2024

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Places to Camp for Free in Florida

Florida State Camping Laws and Regulations

Florida Rest Area Rules

Updated: April 3, 2024

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Federal Lands in Florida