RV Parks & Campgrounds

Myakka River State Park - Old Prairie/Palmetto Ridge Campground State Parks

4.3 Stars 4.3 - 7 Reviews  $
(941) 361-6511
Sarasota, Florida


All year

Total: 61, Max RV Length: 35 ft

Water, Electric, Fifty Amp, Sewer, Pets allowed, Tents, Picnic Tables, Restroom, Dump Station, Laundry, Showers, Fishing, Campfire, Playground


February 28, 2022 - reviewed by Man Rey
4.0 Stars   
Wi Fi
Why not put wifi tower or antenna at the bathrooms in palmetto

February 10, 2021 - reviewed by Vincent DeTrani
5.0 Stars   
Love It!
One of our favorite Parks in the state. Great hiking trails and biking. Beautiful piece of Old Florida.

December 27, 2020 - reviewed by Mr Bill
3.0 Stars   
Nice Campground
Stayed 4 nights in Palmetto Campground which was only campground with sewer hook-ups. Only problem was sewer opening was on a 15x15 inch concrete block raised about 12 inches above ground level which presented challenges. Noticed many campers weren't even hooked up to sewer probably because of flow issues. Check-in was easy, campground was quiet, sites are large/level/graveled, some additional traffic within park since it offers locals many outdoor things to see and do during COVID times, mosquitoes a bit of an issue (even though temps were cooler) as there are many areas that hold water near the campground. Nice clean bathhouse. No T-mobile cell service in Palmetto Campground. Nearest wifi was 3 miles away at concessions area near lake and about 15 minutes travel time to nearest chain grocery store to the west.

January 27, 2019 - reviewed by Kathy
5.0 Stars   
This park is beautiful with lots to do. They even have a restaurant. We stayed in the Old Prairie section, lots 27-48. The newer section is Palmetto Ridge, sites 49-90, is much nicer with huge sites and more private.

November 12, 2017 - reviewed by Jen
5.0 Stars   
Amazing Park
Myakka State Park offers 3 different campgrounds within the park. There is only one that includes sewer. Dump stations are available. They have tent camping as well. Check-in was simple with ample RV parking at the office. They offer maps for each of the hiking trails. We saw so much wildlife throughout the numerous trails and had an amazing experience. There are air boat tours and canoe rentals available at the main gift shop and cafe located at the back of the park. We stayed 4 days and always had something to do. WiFi is only located at the cafe. There is a gift shop but it doesn’t include toiletries or other camping accessories. Beautiful sunsets and awesome wildlife encounters make it the perfect camping experience.

May 2, 2017 - reviewed by Danny
4.0 Stars   
Great state park, good campsite. Sewer connection about 6" high, but not a problem. Bring bikes. Clean! Cell phone service iffy.

February 25, 2017 - reviewed by Tim
4.0 Stars   
We stayed at site #50 in Feb 2017, a pull-through with great shade on the west side. The site is gravel-covered. The park is a beautiful as are most FL state parks. The sewer connection is about 12" above the site and took a bit of engineering to connect. The Verizon cell phone mostly worked, but data is hit-and-miss. There is no wifi.

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