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Dead Lakes Recreational Area, Wewahitchka

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#99 of 124 in Parks in Florida Panhandle
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Dead Lakes State Recreation Area is a Florida protected area located 1mi north of Wewahitchka off Florida State Road 71 and southwest of Tallahassee. It was formerly a Florida State Park and originally a fish hatchery operated by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission from 1936 until 1951. Activities include hiking, fishing, boating, camping, and wildlife viewing. Among the wildlife of the park are foxes, cotton rats, raccoons, opossums, white-tailed deer, rabbits, skunk, beavers, turtles, snakes and alligators. A variety of trees can be found in the park, including longleaf pine, magnolia and bald cypress trees. Amenities include a boat ramp, fresh water trails, nature trails, and a camping area. The recreation area is open from 8:00 am until sunset year-round.
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  • Wonderful large RV sites, beautiful location, fantastic fishing. Quiet and peaceful. Great owners/managers-so very helpful and friendly. Will be back 
    Wonderful large RV sites, beautiful location, fantastic fishing. Quiet and peaceful. Great owners/managers-so very helpful and friendly. Will be back  more »
  • Beautiful lake with lots of fish and wildlife. Its a quiet place out in the country to enjoy a peaceful getaway. Clean place with large lots. Friendly staff. Nice small town. Just the right distance.....  more
    Beautiful lake with lots of fish and wildlife. Its a quiet place out in the country to enjoy a peaceful getaway. Clean place with large lots. Friendly staff. Nice small town. Just the right distance.....  more »
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  • We love going to this campground! It has a playground, 2 stocked ponds for fishing, a boat ramp, and game area. All sites have a fire ring and picnic table. Nice, quiet, and relaxing. Highly recommend it!
  • Great place to camp with a tent, travel trailer, or rv. Lots of amenities. Restrooms with showers and a laundry on site.

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