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Camp, Fish, Create, Relax! Come and visit us at Lake in the Forest Resort! This beautiful family run campground is located on Half Moon Lake, nestled in the middle of the Ocala National Forest. Our Goal is to provide you and your family with a peaceful and affordable camping experience surrounded by the beauty of the Ocala National Forest. We offer 20/30/50 full hook up RV sites, furnished cabins and houses; swimming pool, a recreation and craft center; and nature trails to walk and enjoy nature.
Natural Features
We are centrally located in the woods in central Florida on the famous fishing lake - Half Moon Lake. We are in between Ormond Beach and Ocala, south of Gainesville, North of Orlando and close to The Villages. This is a great location to take many day trips.
We offer the following activities: swimming; fishing; walking trails; shuffleboard; ceramics; glass fusing and glass etching; T-shirt art and other crafts; group dinners; boating; enjoying nature and nature programs.
Our facilities include a Reacreation and Craft Hall with laundry and bathrooms; and a 20 x 40 swimming pool which we heat in during the winter months. We offer furnished cabins, a camper and house on site rentals; off-site rental homes for relocation and snowbirds; tent camping area; full hook-up RV sites with 20, 30, and 50 electric. We are on Half-Moon Lake of the Ocala National Forest and offer Canoe, Kayak and rowboat rentals. We also offer walking trails; shuffleboard; volleyball; and a farmer's golf course.
Nearby Attractions
We are central to many attractions: Silver Springs; Juniper Springs; Silver Glen; Salt Springs; Alexander Springs; Ocklawaha Prarie; Centential ATV trails; Making Tracks Horseback riding; Cnyons Ziplining; St. John's River; Lake George; Ocala Greenway Disc Golf course; many hiking trails from the St. John's Water Mgmt, Florida State parks, Florida Greenway, and Ocala National Forest.
We are primarily a Snowbird facility from November 1 - April 1; and a Florida Family Vacation Park from April 1 - November 1. Activities are tailored for the season and campers. We are a Pet friendly facility with many places to walk your dog.

We strictly enforce the maximum occupancy allowed per site. Please contact the office if you have any questions on how to accommodate the number of adults and children in your party