22 secluded Florida beach camping spots worth a weekend road trip

What's the point of living on a peninsula if you can't do things like pitch a tent just feet away from the ocean? Now's your chance to take advantage of Florida's great outdoors while it's relatively cooler outside with these hidden beach camping spots.

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Big Lagoon State Park
12301 Gulf Beach Highway, Pensacola, FL 32507 | 850-492-1595
The saltwater marshes along this shore turn into pine flats that house 75 campsites. Campers should keep on an eye to the sky for some feathered neighbors: These woods attract a wide variety of migrating birds. 
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Big Lagoon State Park
12301 Gulf Beach Highway, Pensacola, FL 32507 | 850-492-1595
The saltwater marshes along this shore turn into pine flats that house 75 campsites. Campers should keep on an eye to the sky for some feathered neighbors: These woods attract a wide variety of migrating birds.

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St. George Island State Park
1900 E. Gulf Beach Drive, St. George Island, FL 32328 | 850-927-2111
This campsite has 60 sites with water, electricity and other amenities, but for campers looking to step out into the real wilderness, two primitive sites can be reached by a 2.5 mile trail or by kayak. 
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St. George Island State Park
1900 E. Gulf Beach Drive, St. George Island, FL 32328 | 850-927-2111
This campsite has 60 sites with water, electricity and other amenities, but for campers looking to step out into the real wilderness, two primitive sites can be reached by a 2.5 mile trail or by kayak.

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Biscayne National Park
9700 SW 328th Street, Homestead, FL 33033 | 786-335-3609
You’ll only be able to get to these campsites by boat, but nothing beats roughing it seaside with nothing between you and the wild world but a plastic tent. Sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so make sure you arrive early. 
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Biscayne National Park
9700 SW 328th Street, Homestead, FL 33033 | 786-335-3609
You’ll only be able to get to these campsites by boat, but nothing beats roughing it seaside with nothing between you and the wild world but a plastic tent. Sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so make sure you arrive early.

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Anastasia State Park
300 Anastasia Park Road, St. Augustine, FL 32080 | 904-461-2033
Located just a short walk from four miles of pristine beach and estuarine tidal marshes, this campground fits 139 sites, available by reservation, nestled in a maritime hammock. 
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Anastasia State Park
300 Anastasia Park Road, St. Augustine, FL 32080 | 904-461-2033
Located just a short walk from four miles of pristine beach and estuarine tidal marshes, this campground fits 139 sites, available by reservation, nestled in a maritime hammock.

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Curry Hammock State Park
56200 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 | 305-289-2690
This park is the largest uninhabited parcel of land between Key Largo and Big Pine Key, perfect for the camper looking to get away from the responsibilities of civilization for a few days. Just make sure you make a reservation for one of the 28 sites before you make the drive. 
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Curry Hammock State Park
56200 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 | 305-289-2690
This park is the largest uninhabited parcel of land between Key Largo and Big Pine Key, perfect for the camper looking to get away from the responsibilities of civilization for a few days. Just make sure you make a reservation for one of the 28 sites before you make the drive.

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