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Trail Lakes Campground

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40904 Tamiami Trail US 41, Ochopee, FL 34141 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
1.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

if you are looking for a true everglades experience, then shoot on over to Trail Lake Campground and tell good ole Jack C. Shealy that George sent out. You can either camp out in a tent or rent one of the chickee which in itself...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Wonderful little privately owned campground. Great for Glamping or bringing your tent. It is in the Big Cypress Preserve and offers a place to just kick back and relax. If you want 4 star hotel, this is not the place, but if you are looking...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

I was expecting more after reading the reviews ... we did not have a good experience ... we stayed in a Chickee hut which was very nice, but can’t say much about the campground itself. It did have free hot water showers but the water...More

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We stayed 4nights at Trail Lakes campground in our Class B RV in spot 91. It was perfect for us. Quiet and beautiful. The bathhouse, while older, had great water pressure in the showers and was open 24 hours a day. They have a dump...More

Thank Lynn P
Reviewed 26 April 2018

We truly loved this campgrounds-- even booked two extra days after we got there. The location is so "into the everglades"-- quiet, views of the glades out your RV door, and the start of adventures if you wanted to book them. Lots of wildlife close...More

Thank Kathy P
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Family owned since 1971, Trail Lakes Camp Ground offers visitors the chance to spend a night or more in the heart of Big Cypress National Park! We offer tent sites, RV sites, a communal bath house for both men More and women, a gift shop, a small zoo, and the headquarters of Everglades Adventure Tours-this gives you the opportunity to take guided pole boat tours, guided kayak tours, guided canoe tours, guided paddle boat tours through Big Cypress and Everglades National Park! Everglades Adventure Tours also offers kayak and canoe rentals, as well as a special chickee hut and swamp cabin camping experience. Come by and see us today! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Family Rooms
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Family Rooms
Number of rooms
100
Location
United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Ochopee
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
100
Location
United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Ochopee
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Traveller (49)
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lollipopJR
25 September 2017|
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Response from snowdrenched | Reviewed this property |
There was bed linen and towels, but I would advise to bring your own. The bathroom probably depend on which unit you rent, but it was about 150 m from ours.
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15 January 2016|
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Response from maewest527 | Reviewed this property |
We brought 2 small dogs, the campground has no problem with them. BUT... that said you need to be careful. Don’t walk them near water. Gators will swiftly come to the edge an grab them. I was also told never kayak with dogs... More
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"This is as real as it gets spending the night in the glades other than being in the middle of the wild in a..."
GladesPhotographer
27 Aug. 2018
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"Camp sites located around several deep water ponds-- even have a resident alligator !!"
kathypE7691UL
25 Apr. 2018
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"Well... it is a campground after all. Just let the owner know what your needs are."
930RichardB
20 Nov. 2017
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"I don't know that our cabin had a number to identify it - it was a great cabin with clean linens and..."
AliceBandB
25 Sep. 2017
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