Apalachicola Dog Policy
Apalachicola National Forest is Dog Friendly
Apalachicola National Forest offers a number of recreational opportunities and encompasses rivers, streams, trails and forest roads. There are many remote spots in the large forest, and many species of wildlife within the longleaf pine and wiregrass areas.
Apalachicola National Forest is dog friendly. Dogs are allowed throughout while on a leash. The only areas dogs are not allowed are at swimming beaches / designated swimming areas, and inside buildings.
Dogs are allowed in campgrounds while on a leash or restrained. There are a number of place to camp at Apalachicola National Forest beyond the list below. You can check out additional options at the USDA site.
|Campground||Dogs Allowed?||# Dog Friendly Sites||Equipment|
|Camel Lake Campground||Yes||11||Boat, Fifth Wheel, Pickup Camper, Pop Up, RV, Tent, Trailer, Vehicle||Reservations/Info|
|Wright Lake Campground||Yes||19||Boat, Car, Caravan/Camper Van, Fifth Wheel, Pickup Camper, Pop Up, RV, Tent, Trailer, Vehicle||Reservations/Info|
|Campground details from Recreation.gov|
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Warning: Hunting is allowed at this location. Please be aware of and familiarize yourself with hunting seasons, and exercise appropriate caution with your dog. During hunting season(s), you may also want to consider having your dog wear a blaze orange vest.
For more information on hunting seasons and policies, please see: https://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/florida/recreation/hunting
Note: Policies can change -- please make sure to check official dog/pet policies prior to making plans or booking travel.
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