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Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, Okeechobee

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Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park is a Florida state park, located approximately 25 miles north of Okeechobee, off US 441.Admission and hoursAdmission Fee: $4.00 per vehicle. Please use the honor box to pay fees. Correct change is required. Limit 8 people per vehicle. $2.00 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.Camping Fees: (does not include taxes): $16.00 Standard Campsite per night 50% Senior/Disabled discount per night $5.00 per Adult Primitive Campsite $1.00 per Child Primitive CampsiteEquestrian Fees: $7.00 per day per individual equestrian. $15.00 per day per Family Equestrians, 8 people maximum.
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  • Equestrian sites were large. Was a Quiet campground when we stayed. Saw the following... Flock of over 30 Turkey, couple dozen deer, & many herons. One night at campfire we heard what sounded like a d...  more »
  • We had a lovely 2-night stay here. The rangers and the host (Billy!) were very nice and helpful. Billy was the most friendly and helpful campground host we've ever encountered (without being over-bear...  more »
  • It's pretty. Not bad place to hike if it isn't scorching hot but literally nothing to see and do but camp  more »
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  • This place is so far from light pollution! So dark and amazing. Definitely recommend visiting here for anyone who likes stargazing. There are plenty of animals out and about as well. A small family of bunnies lives right next to the astronomy pad and are absolutely adorable!
  • We absolutely loved camping here last year in November. We are actually planning on our marriage here next year. Who wouldn't with beautiful scenery and wild life that could pop out during the ceremony. 😍😍
  • Seriously one of my favorite places in this state to camp!! They take their night skies very seriously, and do everything they can to preserve it, including enforcing a red light only policy at certain sites!
  • Lots of crocks! Such a weird landscape, flat as far as the eye could see. I thought it was supposed to be a great place for star gazing but it wasn't very special. Not that dark. It was clear out too.
  • Great view of the stars at night the wild life was EVERYWHERE AROUND YOU!! Looking over the grass fields and just waiting a few minutes the deer just seem to pop out of nowhere. Bobcat's where playing hide and seek with us at dusk see them for a few seconds and puff they're gone and puff twenty feet away they pop up to pounce on Thier next chance at dinner. Get away from the amusement parks and see the REAL Florida!

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