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Paisley, FL

No full hook-ups sites. Shaded sites. Paved roads and paved level parking pads. Tent space available on all sites. All sites with picnic table, BBQ grill, fire ring and lantern post. Hot showers, flush toilets dump station, hiking trail, natural lake for swimming, canoe rentals and fishing. Ice and firewood sold in campground. Restaurants, shopping and gas 10 miles from campground. Abundant wildlife viewing consists of alligators, turtles, deer, black bear, turkey, raccoons, and numerous species of birds.

Contact Information
Clearwater Rec Area
24511 CR 42
PAISLEY FL 32767 Phone: ( 352)669-0078

Operating Hours

Open all year round.
The campground gate is closed and locked from 8:00 PM to 8:00 AM. If arriving after 8:OO PM, you must call ahead at (352)669-0078 prior to 6:00 PM

Getting There

From the Intersection of Florida Highway 19 and Highway 42, go east on Hwy 42 toward Paisley, FL approximately 6 miles.

Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. Tax included in fees. 2 night minimum stay on weekends 3 night minimum stay on holiday weekends The campground gate is closed and locked from 8:00 PM to 8:00 AM. If arriving after 8:OO PM, you must call ahead at (352)669-0078 prior to 6:00 PM. Camp sites must be occupied first night. Maximum of 5 persons and 2 vehicles per site. Extra vehicles must park in overflow/overnight parking area at $10.00 per vehicle, per night. Check out time is 1:00 PM. Visitors who stay beyond this time will be charged another days fee. No refund for inclement weather. No ATV's or off road vehicles may be operated within the campground. CAUTION: Bears/Raccoons frequent the area. All foods must be kept in containers. Only one campsite may be rented at a time using the Golden Age/Access Card for the Discount Price.

General Rules for the National Forests and Corps of Engineers Lakes

If you are staying at a campground, you must camp only in those places specifically provided or marked.All vehicles, RVs, and trailers must be parked on your campsite or driveway. Driving or parking off road is not permitted.Quiet hours are between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Please be considerate of others. Camping longer than 14 consecutive days is generally not allowed. At Corps of Engineers campsites only, camping at one or more campsites at any one water resource project (lake) for a period longer than 14 days during any 30-consecutive day period is prohibited. The number of camping units per campsite varies and is set locally.


Help prevent pollution by keeping garbage, litter, and foreign substances out of lakes, streams, and other waters. All garbage and litter must either be deposited in containers provided, or taken with you when you leave.


Obey any restrictions on fires. Fires may be limited or prohibited at certain times. Within campgrounds and other recreation areas, fires may only be built in fire rings, stoves, grills, or fireplaces provided for that purpose. Be sure your fire is completely extinguished before leaving. Do not leave your fire unattended. You are responsible for keeping fires under control.

Vehicle Operation
Drivers must obey all traffic signs and operate their vehicles in accordance with posted regulations, and applicable Federal, State and local laws. Vehicles must be parked in designated areas only. Use of vehicles within campgrounds and other recreation areas is limited to entering or leaving those areas.

Pets and Animals
Pets must be restrained or on a leash at all times while in developed recreation areas. Pets (except guide dogs) are not allowed in swimming areas or sanitary facilities. Saddle or pack animals are only allowed where authorized by posted instructions.


Use of fireworks or other explosives within campgrounds and other recreation areas is prohibited.

Public Property

Preserve and protect your National Forests and Corps of Engineers Lake areas. Leave natural areas the way you find them. Do not carve, chop, cut and damage any live trees.