Attention: Bathrooms 1 and 3 will be closed from June 1st - July 2nd, July 7th - August 28th and September 3rd - October 2nd. These bathrooms will be open on the holiday weekends of July 3rd - 6th and August 28th - September 1st.

OSCAR SCHERER SP, FL

Florida state parks provide habitat for many rare, threatened, or endangered plants and animals. With 1382 acres comprised of pine flatwoods, a blackwater stream called South Creek, and two freshwater lakes, Oscar Scherer State Park is no exception. The park in particular is noted...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Aug 23 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 5PM on the day of your arrival.

Reservations may be made from one day up to eleven months in advance of arrival date. Pets are welcome overnight in all family camping parks.
At Oscar Scherer State Park, campsites 68-98 are non-pet sites. Pets are not allowed on these sites. Pets are allowed on all other sites.


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. 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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NP98 RV or Tent 8 36 Back-In
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
Photos
Scrub Jay Watching-  A Florida scrub jay sits in a scrub oak eyeing visitors. A small tent occupies a campsite. A gentleman fishes on the South Creek dock along the Lester Finley Trail. Bicyclists enjoy a trek on the Yellow Trail. Children relax while swimming in Lake Osprey.
Overview

Description

Florida state parks provide habitat for many rare, threatened, or endangered plants and animals. With 1382 acres comprised of pine flatwoods, a blackwater stream called South Creek, and two freshwater lakes, Oscar Scherer State Park is no exception. The park in particular is noted for its population of scrub-jays, gopher tortoises, and indigo snakes.

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Booking Window
Thu Sep 25 2014 - Mon Aug 24 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
  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Fishing
  • Accessible Fishing Dock
  • Accessible Hiking Trails
  • Accessible Picnic Area
  • Ada Accessible Restroom
  • Amphitheaters
  • Bank Fishing
  • Barrier-Free Facilities
  • Bbq Grill
  • Beach
  • Beach Shower House
  • Benches
  • Bike Riding
  • Bike Trail
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Butterfly Garden
  • Campground Host
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Dumpstation
  • Electric Hook Ups
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Guide
  • Flushing Toilet
  • Gatehouse
  • Grills
  • Group Camping Facility
  • Group Fire Ring
  • Group Picnic Shelters
  • Guided Interpretive Hikes
  • Hiking
  • Hot Showers
  • Information Station
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Lake
  • Multi Purpose Park Lot
  • Nature Center
  • Nature Programs
  • Nature Trails
  • Nature Viewing Area
  • Parking
  • Paved Roads
  • Pavilion
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicing
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Pressurized Water
  • Programs
  • Restroom
  • Rv Park
  • Scenery
  • Security Lights
  • Showers
  • Special Event Area
  • Swimming
  • Swings
  • Telephone
  • Trailhead
  • Trails
  • Vending Machine
  • Water Faucets
  • Water Fountains
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • comfort station 1
  • comfort station 2
  • comfort station 3
  • comfort station 4
  • comfort station 5
Within 10 Miles
  • Backpack Overnight Trails
  • Bait
  • Beach
  • Beach-Combing
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Body Surfing
  • Church Services
  • Concerts
  • Convenience Store
  • Dock
  • Equestrian Trails
  • Fishing Pier
  • Fishing Supplies
  • Golf
  • Grocery
  • Historic Sites
  • Hospital
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Laundry
  • Medical Facility
  • Miniature Golf
  • Post Office
  • Public Marina
  • Restaurant
  • Sailing
  • Sandy Beach
  • Scuba Store
  • Sightseeing
  • Snorkeling
  • Soaking And Wading
  • Surfing
  • Water Skiing
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 $15.00-$26.00
RV/Trailer Only Site $26.00
RV or Tent $26.00
Peak Season
Jan 01 2015 -
Dec 31 2015
Tent Only $15.00-$26.00
RV/Trailer Only Site $26.00
RV or Tent $26.00

*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
Oscar Scherer State Park is located on US 41, 2 miles south of Osprey, FL. Traveling south from Tampa on I-75, take exit 200 (old 36) to US 41. Traveling north from Ft. Meyers on I-75, take exit 195 (old 35A) to US 41.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

OSCAR SCHERER SP
1843 S. TAMIAMI TRAIL
OSPREY  FL  34229

Phone Number:

Information:  (941)483-5956
Additional Information