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Due to impacts from Hurricane Irma, the Ortona South and St. Lucie South Campgrounds have been closed. Reopening is currently scheduled for Friday, September 22, 2017. The WP Franklin North Campground will be closed through October 2017 while upgrades to the sewage system are made. Please check back regularly for updates.

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District manages campgrounds located one each at Ortona, St. Lucie, and W. P. Franklin Lock Recreation Areas. Golden Age and Golden Access Passports and America the Beautiful Senior and Access Passes are accepted at all campgrounds.

You can make reservations for your favorite campsite up to 180 days in advance! The process is quick, easy, and convenient. Make your reservation at www.recreation.gov. or call the NRRS toll free number 1-877-444-6777 or TDD at 1-877-833-6777. Operators for the toll free number are available March 1 through October 31: 10 a.m. until midnight (Eastern) and November 1 through February 29: 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. (Eastern). Internet reservations may be made at any time.

 Campground  Telephone #  Sites  Type of Site  Amenities  Fee*
 Ortona South  863-675-8400

 51

 RV/Tent

 Electric/Water

 $30 

 St. Lucie South  772-287-1382

 9

 8

 3

 RV/Tent 

 Boat-In

 Tent

 Electric/Water

 Electric/Water

 No Utilities

 $30

 $30

 $25

 W.P. Franklin North  239-694-8770

 30  

 8

 RV/Tent

 Boat-In

 Electric/Water

 Electric/Water

 $30

 $30

 

 The America the Beautiful Senior Pass, America the Beautiful Access Pass, Golden Age and Golden Access Passports provide a 50% discount on federal Land and Water Conservation Fund Act (LWCFA) use fees charged for facilities and services as camping, swimming, parking, boat launching, and cave tours. For more information, visit http://www.store.usgs.gov/pass.

America the Beautiful Annual Senior Pass (beginning August 28) — The pass is good for one year from date of purchase at a fee of $20. To be eligible for the passport, you must be a permanent U.S. resident and 62 years or older and provide identification showing proof of age and residency. Annual Senior Passes purchased four consecutive years may be traded in for the Lifetime Senior Pass (see below).

America the Beautiful Lifetime Senior Pass (beginning August 28) - The pass is good for the lifetime of the holder and can be purchased for a onetime fee of $80. To be eligible for the passport, you must be a permanent U.S. resident and 62 years or older and provide identification showing proof of age and residency.

America the Beautiful Access Pass (replaces the Golden Access Passport) — The passport is free of charge and good for a life time. To be eligible for the passport, you must be a permanent U.S. resident, regardless of age, who has been medically determined to be blind or permanently disabled. Examples of acceptable documentation include: statement by a licensed physician; document issued by Federal agency such as the Veterans Administration, Social Security Disability Income or Supplemental Security Income; or document issued by a State agency such as a vocational rehabilitation agency.

To obtain the new passes individuals must appear in person at a National Park Service, United States Forest Service, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management or Bureau of Reclamation recreation sites that charge fees. A listing of these areas by state can be found at www.recreation.gov.

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