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Quick Facts

Whitehead Lake Recreation Area

Elevation: 5 - 10 Feet
Length of Stay: 30 Days
Number of Sites: 8
Reservation Status: Not Required 1-877-444-6777

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General Description

Whitehead is located in the heart of the National Forest near the banks of the Apalachicola River. The remote site provides visitors with campsites, fresh drinking water, a boat launch, picnic tables, pit toilets and immediate access to fishing waters.

Directions from Poplar Camp, FL: Travel north along County Route 67 for several miles. Turn right (east) onto Forest Route 113. Go about one mile and turn right onto Forest Route 186.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Year-round .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Campsite Site Call for Current Fee
Day Use Call for Current Fee

Current Conditions & Trip Reports

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Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Neutral
Report: very bad directions
Conditions: plenty of bugs and snakes
Water Availability: well is sulfur water

Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boat Launching
ICON Boating
ICON Camping Whitehead Lake Recreation Area
ICON Fishing

More Information

Visitor Information:

Apalachicola Ranger District, P.O. Box 579 , Bristol, FL, 32321, Phone: 850-643-2282


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