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Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

#3 of 22 things to do in Okeechobee Features Animals
33104 NW 192nd Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34972-4620
+1 863-462-5360
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Great place to camp

This is my all time favorite Campground in Florida with large campsites and most are in the shade... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
kmerce
via mobile
Loved it!

It was our first time camping here but we've already decided it's our favorite.There were only... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
Jessica S
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Miami, Florida, United States
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
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“star gazing” (14 reviews)
“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 5 February 2017 via mobile

This is my all time favorite Campground in Florida with large campsites and most are in the shade. The rangers are the friendliest I've ever met, many have become good friends. There is abundant wildlife, beautiful dark skies for star glazing, trails for hiking or...More

Thank kmerce
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

It was our first time camping here but we've already decided it's our favorite.There were only horse sites left but they were perfect! They were pretty spacious and there were large trees providing shade so you and your stuff don't bake in the hot Florida...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Camping here for 7 days in January. Make reservations early. If very remote area is what you are looking for, this is the place. Miles of hiking and horse back riding trails.

1  Thank Wes L
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped on our way heading to the Everglades. The campsite had a picnic table and fire ring. Bathrooms were very clean. We took several hikes. Both short but saw buzzards, herons, deer, raccoon and a couple of gators. Great place to see the stars.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This park is one of the hidden secrets of central Florida. As you drive down the main park road you feel like you are in a part of Florida that is still in the 19th century. There is nothing but wide open space between the...More

Thank Truckie351
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Great place to go. As a side trip with lovely open spaces and some nice. Foliage to go with that. Lots of birds and wildlife here and extremely relaxing

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 31 August 2016

just 30 minutes from downtown okeechobee is this beautiful park. very quiet and peaceful. lots of wildlife. park fee based on the honor system.

Thank tonkastoy
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I enjoy all sorts of camping from backpacking to car camping to RVing. My first visit to Kissimmee Prairie was in July and I was prepared to backpack out to the primitive camping site and enjoy the beauty. We set up camp by 6 in...More

3  Thank Myraelen
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We enjoy RVing at the prairie...the wildlife is unbelievable and with the campground empty the deer, turkey, owls, opossum, raccoon, hawks can be seen right from you site. Yes in July it is HOT!! but their was a breeze everyday that make it enjoyable to...More

2  Thank priscilla m
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We went in the hottest part of the summer but still managed to get a breeze. Campsites in heavily treed areas are nice. But the real attraction for us was the dark sky at night. The park is a certified "Dark Sky Preserve". The Milky...More

4  Thank lmcrane19
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Jo C
26 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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dp9312017
22 March 2017|
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Response from kmerce | Reviewed this property |
There is a large area with tables near the ranger's station but I'm not sure about staying after the gates close at sunset. Call Natalie in the office, she's awesome and can answer your questions.
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558kennithp
14 February 2017|
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Response from Allan S | Reviewed this property |
I really could not tell you as I did not camp there but only went as a day visitor but I am sure that the web site gives that the informations Sorry.
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