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The High Bluff Campground is in Lake Talquin State Forest (Gadsden County), on the northern side of Lake Talquin, about 20 miles west of Tallahassee, FL. All campsites are primitive and have no electric or water. Most campsites are tent and RV accessible. Other facilities here include a: fishing pier, boat ramp and restroom. Horse camping is allowed. Must be self-sufficient and must tie out or bring your own portable corral. Recreational activities featured here are: fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, picnicking, bird watching, wildlife viewing and photography
Natural Features
Located in Gadsden, Leon, and Liberty Counties, Lake Talquin State Forest is over 19,300 acres and only 20-minutes west of Tallahassee, FL. Most of the forest adjoins the Ochlockonee River and Lake Talquin, the body of water that gives the forest its name. The natural resources found here are very diverse due to the unique and various natural community types. Upland pine forest represents the largest forest cover type on the forest, but also includes pine flatwoods, swamp bottomlands, sand hill and temperate hardwood forests. Located in the southern extent of the Tallahassee Hills physiographic region of Florida, the topography at the forest can differ as much as 100 feet, in some cases. Outstanding examples of the unique slope and ravine natural community can be found at the Ft. Braden, Rocky Comfort, Joe Budd, and Bear Creek tracts. For further information about Lake Talquin State Forest, please Click Here.
Lake Talquin State Forest offers a variety of recreational opportunities on its many diverse tracts of land and can be enjoyed using existing roads, road beds and established trails. Horseback riders are welcome on open roads in the forest, and the Fort Braden Tract contains a 12-mile designated equestrian trail. Horseback riding is not permitted on designated hiking and biking trails or on the Bear Creek and Lines Tracts. Off-road bicyclists can enjoy the open roads on Lake Talquin State Forest; however, they are not permitted on designated hiking, nature, or equestrian trails or on the Ft. Braden and Bear Creek Tracts. The Lines Tract contains a designated off-road bicycle trail that offers a 9-mile course for beginner to intermediate level cyclists. Canoes, kayaks, and power boats are allowed on Lake Talquin which provides access to great freshwater fishing, which can be pursued from the shore or by boat, and several public boat ramps are located on the lake. Fishing requires a valid license. On the Bear Creek Tract, visit the Bear Creek Educational Forest, which is open daily from sunrise to sunset. This forest is part of the Florida Scenic Trail and Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail. Get outdoors and explore the recreational opportunities at Lake Talquin State Forest; for further information please Click Here.
Fishing pier, boat ramp, vaulted restroom.
All sites have Picnic table, fire ring/grill.
Nearby Attractions
City of Tallahassee
Citys of Quincy and Havana - Gadsden County
Tallahassee Museum/Tree to Tree Adventures
Whipoorwill Lodge; boat rentals
Joe Budd WMA and Educational Pond
Mariana Caverns State Park
No water or electric available within the campground.

Campground adjacent to Joe Budd WMA, hunting area

High Bluff Campground Lake Talquin State Forest camping trips are easy to plan with ReserveAmerica. High Bluff Campground Lake Talquin State Forest campground reservations can be made online. Click one of the links below to see available campsites at High Bluff Campground Lake Talquin State Forest or day pass availability.