GOLD HEAD BRANCH SP, FL

The park contains 2300 acres of rolling sandhills and long leaf pines, with several lakes and a ravine with seepage springs cutting through the park for approximately 1.5 miles. The park is home to bald eagles, Sherman's fox squirrels, gopher tortoises, red cockaded woodpeckers...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sat Aug 15 2015   Later Dates

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Alerts and Important Information
The park gates close at sunset. If you plan to arrive late please contact the park prior to 5 PM on the day of your arrival. Reservations are accepted up to 11 months in advance. Toiletries and dishwashing soap are not provided in the cabins; basic cooking and eating utensils are provided in the cabins. Cabins have 2 night minimum for weekends only. Cabins can be rented for single nights on weekdays.

Pets are welcome overnight in all the camping parks. Pet rules apply. Domestic breeds of dogs, except guide or signal dogs or animals trained to assist individuals with a disability, cats, fur-bearing animals, birds and reptiles are not allowed in food-service areas, cabins or cabin areas, primitive campgrounds, beaches where bathing and swimming are permitted, either land and water portions, park buildings, playgrounds, and areas designated by park management. Captive wild species, whether native or non- native, and barnyard animals, except horses, are not allowed. Pets must be well behaved at all times and confined in the owner's camping unit during quiet hours. Unconfined pets may not be left unattended for more than 30 minutes and must be on a leash no more than 6 feet long. Please do not tie pets to park vegetation, natural or manmade structures or facilities. Pet owners must pick up after their pets and properly dispose of all droppings in trash receptacles. Pets are required to be vaccinated. Horse owners and users will be asked to show their certificate of a current negative Coggin's Test for all horses entering the park. A pet that is noisy, disturbing, intimidating or dangerous to other people or pets, or which damages park resources, will not be allowed to remain in the park. Pets are allowed in family camping areas overnight. Pets are not allowed in Cabins or Cabin areas. No one younger than 18 may camp overnight unless accompanied by a responsible adult, who will remain onsite for the period rented.
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
Photos
View shows multiple children playing on playground. Some children are sliding down slides, of which there are two. There are also two towers with a foot bridge connecting them. The area around the playground has a plastic border and the enclosed area is covered with mulch and shaded by trees. View shows people of various ethnic backgrounds picnicking on a grassy slope. There are people grilling and eating at picnic tables. The lawn is partially shaded by tree cover, and the Recreation Hall facility can be seen in the background. Photo: GOLD HEAD BRANCH SP Photo: GOLD HEAD BRANCH SP Photo: GOLD HEAD BRANCH SP
Overview

Description

The park contains 2300 acres of rolling sandhills and long leaf pines, with several lakes and a ravine with seepage springs cutting through the park for approximately 1.5 miles. The park is home to bald eagles, Sherman's fox squirrels, gopher tortoises, red cockaded woodpeckers, various snakes, hawks, fox, and numerous songbirds. The time for wildflower viewing is during October.

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Booking Window
Wed Sep 17 2014 - Sun Aug 16 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 11 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Wed Jan 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Thu Dec 31 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Bbq Grill
  • Bike Riding
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Cabin Rental
  • Campfire Programs
  • Campground Host
  • Comfort Station
  • Dishes And Tableware
  • Dump Station
  • Dumpstation
  • Electric Hook Ups
  • Fire Rings
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Flushing Toilet
  • Gatehouse
  • Grills
  • Group Camping Facility
  • Group Picnicking
  • Guided Interpretive Hikes
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Historic Sites
  • Hot Showers
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Lake
  • Nature Programs
  • Nature Trails
  • Nature Viewing Area
  • Overlook
  • Park Attendant
  • Paved Roads
  • Pavilion
  • Pay Telephone
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Play Field
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Pots And Pans
  • Pressurized Water
  • Primitive Camping
  • Ranger Station
  • Restroom
  • Scenery
  • Security Lights
  • Separate Tent Area
  • Showers
  • Star Gazing
  • Stove
  • Table And Chairs
  • Telephone
  • Trails
  • Trails, Horse
  • Vending Machine
  • Water Faucets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • 9 Hole Golf Course
  • Church Services
  • Convenience Store
  • Grocery
  • Ice Machine
  • Laundry
  • Medical Facility
  • Post Office
  • Propane And Cooking Stoves
  • Propane Lights
  • Public Marina
  • Restaurant
  • Sightseeing
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Hospital
  • River Access
  • Water Sport Theme Park
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
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Cancellation Policy
There is a $17.75 fee to cancel a reservation any day prior to the arrival date. Any cancellations on the day of arrival or later, will also be charged the first night's use fee.

Please read the Fee and Cancellation Policy for more information


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Jan 01 2014 -
Dec 31 2014
Tent Only $20.00
RV or Tent $20.00
Cabin $20.00-$100.00
($425.00-$650.00 Weekly**)
Peak Season
Jan 01 2015 -
Dec 31 2015
Tent Only $20.00
RV or Tent $20.00
Cabin $20.00-$100.00
($425.00-$650.00 Weekly**)

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There

Park is located 6 miles north of Keystone Heights on State Road 21 midway between Gainesville and Jacksonville in northeast Florida.


Contact Information

Mailing Address:

GOLD HEAD BRANCH SP
6239 STATE ROAD 21
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS  FL  32656

Phone Number:

Information:  (352)473-4701
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