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The Hurricane Lake North Campground is located within the Hurricane Lake Recreation Area, in the Blackwater River State Forest (Okaloosa County), about 1-hour northeast of Pensacola, FL. This campground is located on the north side of Hurricane Lake (318-acres) and has the following facilities: campsites with electric and water (potable), dump station, fishing dock, boat ramp, restrooms, and showers. Recreational activities featured here are: fishing, boating hiking, picnicking, bird watching, wildlife viewing, nature study and photography.
Natural Features
Blackwater River State Forest is the largest state forest in Florida, with over 210,000 acres of woodlands, lakes, and streams that has outstanding forest and water resources. It is named for the Blackwater River, which begins in neighboring Conecuh County, Alabama, and meanders southwestward through the forest. With the adjacent federal landholdings of Conecuh National Forest, to the north, and Eglin Air Force Base, to the south, this area is the largest contiguous ecological community of the longleaf pine - wiregrass ecosystem in the world. For further information about Blackwater River State Forest, please Click Here.
Blackwater River State Forest has campgrounds, day-use areas and recreational trails that offer a variety of activities such as swimming, hiking, camping, canoeing, nature study, birding, fishing, hunting, horseback riding and mountain biking. This forest is part of the Florida National Scenic Trail and Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail. Get outdoors and explore the many activities in the Blackwater River State Forest. For further information about the recreational opportunities at Blackwater River State Forest, please Click Here.
North Hurricane Lake Recreation Area has 18 sites with a mixture of electric for RVs and tents. Restrooms with showers are available.

This recreation area has a boat ramp and fishing dock connected to a 318 acre fishing lake.
Nearby Attractions
Blackwater Canoe Rental, Bobs Canoes, Adventures Unlimited,
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, Air Force
Armament Museum,Okaloosa Island Pier, National Naval Aviation Museum,
Navarre Beach, Pensacola Beach, Gulf of Mexico
There are alligators in the lake. No swimming.
If a camper is incorrectly set up on your reserved campsite advise the Campground Host. If the Campground Host is not on site, courteously advise the camper that you have a reservation. Please have your reservation with you on your electronic device, or have a printed copy, or have your reservation number. Alcohol is prohibited at this facility.
Pets must be on a leash. Vehicles pulling a camper must be included in the total length of the unit when selecting sites. Vehicle with camper attached must fit completely in the site and not extend into the campground road. Hurricane Lake Recreation Area and its vicinity is in a non-hunting zone. During the main hunting season, Thanksgiving to mid February, it is recommended to wear fluorescent orange when traveling on trails away from Hurricane Lake.

Electric boat motors only when navigating in the lake.

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