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3049 EAST TRAL 10 INVERNESS FL. 34452 The Holder Mine Campground is located within the Holder Mine Recreation Area, in the Citrus Tract of the Withlacoochee State Forest (Citrus County), less than 15 minutes south of Inverness, FL. The campsites are shaded by live and turkey oak trees and have the following facilities: campsites with electric and potable water, bathhouse with restroom and showers, dump station and pavilion. Recreation activities featured here are: two hiking trails, picnicking and hunting within the Wildlife Management Area during Archery and Small Game seasons.
Natural Features
The Withlacoochee River, Little Withlacoochee River, and Jumper Creek have all been designated as Outstanding Florida Waters, and each meanders through this forest which spans across 5 counties and exceeds 165,000 acres. Withlacoochee is a Native American word meaning "crooked river". This accurately describes the Withlacoochee River as it makes its 70-mile journey from the Green Swamp, in northern Polk County, to the Gulf of Mexico at Yankeetown. Complementing the natural water features are the open pine sand hills, dense woodlands, and canopied roads and trails. Tree species found on the forest include slash pine, longleaf pine, pond and bald cypress, maple, southern magnolia, hickory, and various species of oak. There is also an abundance of colorful wildflowers during the Autumn, including goldenrod, thistle, and blazing star. These natural features create excellent habitat for bald eagles, fox squirrels, gopher tortoise, white-tail deer, and turkeys, to name a few. For additional information about Withlacoochee State Forest, please Click Here.
In 1999, the Withlacoochee State Forest was ranked #1 on the World Wildlife Fund's "10 Coolest Places You've Never Seen in North America". Facilities include many miles of trails for hiking, horseback riding, and paddling. Seasonal hunting is available in most of the forest, and fish are plentiful in the many lakes and flowing waterways. Full-facility, primitive, and group camping are available at numerous locations. Many day-use facilities are available on Withlacoochee State Forest for picnicking and wildlife viewing. And, the Croom Motorcycle Area provides a developed campground and 2,600 acres of off-road trails for motorcycle and all-terrain vehicle (ATVs) enthusiasts. For additional information about Withlacoochee State Forest, please Click Here.
Campground has 27 water and electric sites with 30 & 50 amp hookup.
There is 1 bathhouse and a dump station.
Each site has a picnic table and a fire ring with grate and/or a grill.
Maximum 2 vehicles and/or trailers (non-camping units) per site. Maximum of 1 RV and 1 tent or 2 tents per site. Additional vehicles must park ONLY in designated Overflow Parking areas within campground. Once all designated Overflow Parking sites are utilized, additional vehicles will be required to park outside campground south of Trail or Forest Road 10, north of Hunt Camp and east of kiosk/hiking trail parking area. There is no fee to park outside campground. See campground map for all parking locations.
Maximum of 12 vehicles for non-campers may park in designated Reserved Parking (not Overflow Parking) immediately in front of pavilion. Any additional non-camper visitors will be required to park outside campground, south of Trail or Forest Road 10, north of Hunt Camp, east of kiosk/hiking trail parking area. There is no fee to park outside Campground. See campground map for all parking locations.
Nearby Attractions
Attractions/Theme Parks
Central Florida major theme parks located within 1-2 hour drive time
Rock Crusher Canyon (outdoor concerts and events)
Tree Top Adventures/Zip Lines (within 1-2 hour drive time)
Wineries (Clermont, Land o Lakes, Spring Hill, Tarpon Springs, Mt Dora, Eustis, Oxford, Orlando)

County/State/National Parks, Preserves and Refuges
Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Cross Florida Greenway
Crystal River Archaeological State Park
Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge
Dade Battlefield State Park
Fort Cooper State Park
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
Rainbow River State Park
Three Sisters Springs and Monkey Island
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park/Buccaneer Bay
Withlacoochee State Trail
Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins Historical State Park
Old Inverness Courthouse Museum in downtown Inverness.
Floral City Heritage Hall Museum & Country.
Pets Allowed.

Please contact WSF Dispatch at 352-797-4100 before you begin to verify if there will be any prescribed burns during your trip.

Hunting is prohibited in campground and improved day use areas. It is recommended that visitors wear 500 square inches of Blaze Orange while hiking in the area during hunting seasons. Please refer to kiosk or visit MYFWC.com for specific hunting seasons and dates.

Per Florida Administrative Code, 5I-4006(4)(k), Chainsaw use is camping facilities is prohibited. Operation/use of chainsaws in other ares of the forest requires a Fuel Wood Permit.

Firewood is not provided for the fire rings/grills. You may bring in firewood or use any wood you find lying on the forest floor.
When trailering or traveling by two wheel drive, only access Holder Mine Campground from C-581/Pleasant Grove Road and Forest Road or Trail 10.

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