MacDill AFB, FL - Recreation

    Local MacDill AFB, FL Parks

    Biscayne National Park - 15 miles away
    Phone: 305-230-7275
    9700 SW 328 Street
    Homestead, FL 33033
    Description: The waters, islands, and reefs of Biscayne National Park provide an amazing look at the natural environment, and an exciting look into 10,000 years of human history from pirates to farmers. Outdoor activities include boating, snorkeling, camping, wildlife watching, or just enjoying the sites.
    De Soto National Memorial - 48 miles away
    Phone: 941-792-0458
    8300 De Soto Memorial Highway
    Bradenton, FL 34209
    Description: The De Soto Memorial marks the landing spot of Hernando de Soto over 400 years ago. From December through mid April, the park offers living history demonstrations reenacting De Soto's landing.
    Everglades National Park - 14 miles away
    Phone: 305-242-7700
    40001 State Road 9336
    Homestead , FL 33034
    Description: The Everglades National Provides visitors a glimpse at many rare and endangered species within the subtropical wilderness. The park spans over 1.5 million acres of fragile and varying ecosystems. The park provides guided tours, hiking trails, camping areas, fishing, boating, and canoe and kayak trails.
    Little Manatee River State Park - 45 miles away
    Phone: 813671-5005
    215 Lightfoot Road
    Wimauma , FL 33598
    Description: The Little Manatee River spans a 40 mile track from swampy Fort Lonesome to the Tampa Bay. Fishing is allowed on the riverbanks, and hikers enjoy the 6 1/2 mile trail through the woods. There are also 12 miles of equestrian trails, and 4 equestrian campsites.
    Ybor City Museum State Park - 15 miles away
    Phone: 813-247-6323
    1818 Ninth Avenue
    Tampa , FL 33605
    Description: This state park pays homage to Don Vicente Martinez Ybor who build the Cigar Capital of the WOrld. The city flourished for 50 years off of the cigar industry. The park is dedicated to preserving the cultural history of the little city, and the art of making a fine cigar.

    Local MacDill AFB, FL Campgrounds

    Bay Bayou RV Resort - 22 miles away
    Phone: 888-692-2968
    12622 Memorial Highway
    Tampa , FL 33635
    RVs Allowed? Yes
    Description: Bay Bayou isn't just an RV park, its a resort. They offer 272 full service over sized sites with a patio and picnic table. There is WiFi access, docks for fishing and swimming, kayaking, shuffleboard, various sports areas, a dog park, a clubhouse/rec center, heated pool, hot tub, and year round activities for everyone.
    Fort De Soto Park Camgrounds - 35 miles away
    Phone: 727-893-9185
    3500 Pinellas Bayway S
    Tierra Verde , FL 33715
    RVs Allowed? Yes
    Description: Fort De Soto Park is made up of 5 different islands, as well as some shoreline land. There are 236 units available for camping, with 85 of them reserved for tent or primitive camping, and the rest can accommodate primitive or RV camping. Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance and are recommended as the campgrounds are a seasonal favorite.
    Little Manatee River State Park - 44 miles away
    Phone: 813-671-5005
    215 Lightfoot Road
    Wimauma , FL 33598
    RVs Allowed? Yes
    Description: The park offers various types of camping for the visitor. There are designated full service sites, as well as an equestrian camp, primitive campsites, and a group use youth site. The camp offers canoeing, kayaking, fishing, multi-use trails, and a playground for the kids.
    St. Petersburg & Madeira Beach KOA - 28 miles away
    Phone: 727-392-2233
    5400 95th Street North
    St. Petersburg, FL 33708
    RVs Allowed? Yes

    The St. Petersburg KOA is a nice camping spot away from the city hustle and bustle, but close enough to enjoy the sites. There are RV site, tent site, and cabin rentals available. Amenities include pool, hot tub, sauna, fishing, mini-golf, WiFi, and bike rentals.

    Cayo Costa Islands - 120 miles away
    Phone: 941-964-0375
    880 Belcher Road
    Boca Grande , FL 33921
    Description: Though its a 2 hour trip, including either a ferry ride, or a personal boat, this campground is worth it. Cayo Coasta offers rustic cabins for rent, as well as 10 boat slips for on boat camping, and 30 primitive 10 sties. There is no electricity here, but there is potable water, and nearby showers (cold) and restrooms for use by campers. The park also offers a ferry concession stand that makes several daily trips out to the park, and above all, the peace and quiet of a beach camping experience.