Best Campsites In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

campsites in fort lauderdale

Deriving its name from the fort built in honour of a military leader from the Seminole Wars, Fort Lauderdale is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the U.S. Its almost year-round sunny weather and proximity to several beaches, Everglades National Park, and Miami make it a hot stopping point for cruise ship passengers too. Plus, there are historic landmarks, museums, gardens, parks, vibrant nightclubs, restaurants, and bars that attract millions of visitors each year. Camping with RVs is one of the best ways to explore the Fort Lauderdale area. An estimated 270 campsites are available here. To help you sort through them, we’ve shortlisted the best ones. Scroll down to know more about the best campsites in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

1. Northcoast Park and Marina

Posted by Mandy Comeaux Benoit on Saturday, 16 July 2016

Operational for almost 60 years, Northcoast Park and Marina is a beautiful RV park facing the marina. It is a well-maintained and clean park that has more than 35 paved RV sites, along with a range of other amenities for campers like full hookups, concrete patios, dump stations, individual tiki huts, security, and boat docking facilities too. The campsite provides lovely views of the adjacent marina and its activities. Dania Beach is just minutes away from here, and a few shops and restaurants are also close by.

Northcoast Park and Marina

Address: 4500 Ravenswood Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312, United States

Website: Northcoast Park and Marina

2. Yacht Haven Park & Marina

Posted by Dave Janne on Saturday, 1 September 2018

In the tropical settings surrounding New River in Fort Lauderdale is the pristine Yacht Haven Park & Marina. This 20-acre (8-hectare) campsite has 250 paved RV sites, most of which are waterfront. They offer a variety of convenient facilities like patios, full hookups, a dump station, security, restrooms with showers, laundry spaces, a heated pool, and shuffleboard courts. The beaches of Fort Lauderdale are a few minutes away. Boardwalks by New River are also accessible for taking a beautiful stroll at any time of the day.

Yacht Haven Park & Marina

Address: 2323 W State Rd 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312, United States

Website: Yacht Haven Park & Marina

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5:30pm; Sat: 9:30am - 6:30pm; Sun: 9am - 5:30pm

Price: from 42 USD

3. Kozy Kampers RV Park

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Posted by Kozy Kampers RV Park & RV Storage on Friday, 24 July 2015

Surrounded by hundreds of trees, just 20 minutes from downtown Fort Lauderdale is Kozy Kampers RV Park. This campsite offers more than 100 RV sites and a range of convenient amenities like 30 and 50-amp hookups, restrooms, showers, laundry facilities, an air-conditioned clubhouse, and shaded sites. Several RV storage spots are also available. This place is a short drive to the fantastic beaches of Fort Lauderdale. It’s also close to restaurants, shops, bars, and other attractions in the downtown area. Miami and Everglades National Park are also an easy day trip away.

Kozy Kampers RV Park

Address: 3631 W Commercial Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309, United States

Website: Kozy Kampers RV Park

Price: from 45 USD

4. Sunshine Holiday Fort Lauderdale

Posted by Encore RV Resorts on Saturday, 28 October 2017

Part of the Encore RV Resorts group, Sunshine Holiday Fort Lauderdale is ideally located close to the beaches in the area. The campsite has 130 sites for RVs and offers a variety of amenities and activities, and has a helpful staff. Campers here have access to full-hookup sites, two heated pools, playgrounds, a clubhouse, pétanque and shuffleboard courts, picnic areas, and laundry facilities. This campground is also pet-friendly. Fort Lauderdale Beach is just a five-mile (eight-kilometre) drive away from here.

Sunshine Holiday Fort Lauderdale

Address: 2802 W Oakland Park Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, United States

Website: Sunshine Holiday Fort Lauderdale

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm (closed on Sat & Sun)

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5. Topeekeegee Yugnee Park

Derived from a Seminole (Native American people from Florida) term meaning “meeting or gathering place”, Topeekeegee Yugnee Park is a massive 150-acre (60-hectare) public park that also has a spacious campground where you can park your RV, camp, and stay overnight. Some of the amenities at this lakeside campground are paved sites, full hookups, laundry, shower facilities, pull-through sites, picnic benches, and standing charcoal grill. Various features are also accessible to campers, including biking and walking paths, water park, marina, playgrounds, and courts.

Topeekeegee Yugnee Park / Whispering Pines

Address: 3300 N Park Rd, Hollywood, FL 33021, United States

Website: Topeekeegee Yugnee Park / Whispering Pines

Opening hours: 8am - 6pm (daily)

6. Markham Park

Posted by Daniela Ortega Gomez on Friday, 14 December 2018

At the sprawling 660-acre (267-hectare) Markham Park in Sunrise near Fort Lauderdale, enjoy camping by the canal. The campground at this park has many salient features like pull-through spots, paved pads, full hookups, sanitary dump stations, a hot shower complex, WiFi, picnic tables, and charcoal grills. The park also permits tent camping at designated areas. Plus, campers have access to a dog park (Barkham Park), sports fields, outdoor rifle and pistol ranges, jogging trails, nature trails, fishing and boating areas, an archery range, and more! Also, Everglades National Park is a short drive away from here.

Markham Park

Address: 16001 W State Rd, 84 Sunrise, FL 33326, United States

Website: Markham Park

Opening hours: 8am - 7:30pm (daily)

7. Del-Raton RV Park

Posted by DEL RATON RV Park & Trailer Sales on Thursday, 16 March 2017

Open since 1973, Del-Raton RV Park is another great campsite near Fort Lauderdale. This family-owned and operated campsite offers several amenities and personalised service to all customers. This is a gated park in peaceful surroundings that is available for daily or monthly camping. There are about 60 sites, each with a concrete patio and full hookups (water, sewer, and 30 or 50-amp electric). Since the campsite owners also run an RV business, there are plenty of RV parts, supplies, and accessories available should your RV need any repairs. Several beaches, tennis courts, golf courses, and restaurants in the downtown area are a short drive away.

Del-Raton RV Park

Address: 2998 S Federal Hwy, Delray Beach, FL 33483, United States

Website: Del-Raton RV Park

Price: 49 - 63 USD

8. Aztec RV Resort

Posted by Aztec RV Resort on Sunday, 29 July 2018

For an upscale RV camping experience, try Aztec RV Resort that is located in a gated, 104-acre (42-hectare) community surrounded by three canals. This luxury RV resort is exclusively available to Class A motorhomes only. Amenities include spacious and serviced lots, two heated pools, spas, courts, a fitness centre, putting green, laundry facilities, daily garbage collection, and concierge service. Each serviced lot has 30 and 50-amp electric, water, and sewer hookups. The lots are divided by hedges and trees for maximum privacy. Aztec RV Resort is ideally located in the greater Fort Lauderdale area just a few minutes drive to Pompano Beach and the downtown area, with multiple shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

Aztec RV Resort

Address: 1, Aztec Blvd, Margate, FL 33068, United States

Website: Aztec RV Resort

Opening hours: 7am - 10pm (daily)

9. Easterlin Park Campground

Posted by Titi Nonstop on Sunday, 4 February 2018

One of the oldest parks in the area, Easterlin Park is spread across more than 46 acres (18.6 hectares) and is a Designated Urban Wilderness Area. It is surrounded by centuries-old cypress trees. Salient features of the campground are paved sites, water, sewer, and electric hookups, restrooms, barbeque grills, and picnic tables. Some sites are located close to a lake too. Campers have access to the park’s disc golf course, nature trails, basketball and volleyball courts, and playgrounds. Many beaches and attractions of downtown Fort Lauderdale are just a quick drive away.

Easterlin Park Campground

Address: 1000 NW 38th St, Oakland Park, FL 33309, United States

Website: Easterlin Park Campground

Opening hours: 8am - 6pm (daily)

10. C.B. Smith Park

Posted by Janet Carlson on Saturday, 13 October 2018

At the 296-acre (120-hectare) C.B. Smith Park, visitors can stay at a large campground that has about 83 RV sites. Each paved site provides electric, water, and sewer hookups, standing charcoal grill, picnic bench, laundry area, shower, and restroom. Some sites are at the waterfront and provide lovely views. Other facilities of the park that campers have access to are a massive water park, fishing areas, playgrounds, courts, fields, batting cages, family golfing centre, paths for biking, walking, jogging, and more!

C.B. Smith Park

Address: 900 N Flamingo Rd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33028, United States

Website: C.B. Smith Park

Opening hours: 8am - 6pm (daily)

Camping in Fort Lauderdale

Top campsites in Fort Lauderdale
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Fort Lauderdale is renowned for its beach, canal, shopping, dining, and partying options. And the best way to experience all of these is by camping. If you choose to do so, remember to check out our list of the best campsites in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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