Gator Head Campground


August 15 through April 15.

This is a primitive campground which contains nine campsites. No water. Vault toilets are available.

Located nearby are Bear Island (40 sites) and Pink Jeep (9 sites). Pink Jeep and Gator Head can be accessed by off-road vehicle, hiking or biking. Backcountry permits are required for all, off-road vehicle permits are required for off-road vehicles.

The maximum length of stay for any camping activity within the national preserve is 180 days in a 12-month period.

Tent site $10 per night / $5 with a Senior or Access Pass

Registration is onsite. Campsites are obtained on a first come, first serve basis.

Campground Regulations

For your safety, enjoyment, and the protection of national preserve resources, please abide by campground regulations. more

Last updated: April 23, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

33100 Tamiami Trail East
Ochopee, FL 34141


(239) 695-2000

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