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Kids, dogs and campfires. A family campground where the sun spends the winter. Join in on dozens of planned activities from pot-luck dinners to bus trips in season or simply enjoy a quiet walk through 100 acres of wilderness along a mile of the Peace River. Enjoy safe, quiet, country living. Visit their Web site and click on the red button to see hundreds of pictures of campers having fun.
ARCADIA PEACE RIVER CAMPGROUND
PEACE RIVER BROWNVILLE PARK
Originally a frontier gateway to Southwest Florida,Arcadia was once considered one of the wildest towns in Florida.It earned its Wild West reputation from a series of cattle wars in the 1890's,complete with frequent ambushes and shootouts between feuding ranchers. Arcadia became a boom town and thriving business center with the arrival of the Florida Southern Railroad,which eventually connected it with cities of Florida's southwest coast.
16 South Volusia Avenue
9700 Southwest Riverview Circle, Arcadia, FL 34266, 941-627-FISH, Located on the beautiful Peace River, this very unique venue offers an array of features and activities for the whole family to enjoy such as guided riverboat tours, a museum that houses million year old fossils and Indian artifacts, an "Old Florida" fish camp style restaurant, a full service marina, canoe and boat rentals, and a reproduction early pioneer settlement that is complete with a trading post and arts and crafts.
Brownville Park offers a unique camping experience in Desoto County. Located right on the Peace River surrounded by natural flood plain communities of cypress, hickory and sweet gum swamp. The campground is set amidst a Live Oak Hammock. You can pitch a tent or pull in your RV and spend the night. The conveniently located boat ramp makes it possible to bring your boat, canoe, or kayaks and enjoy the Peace River at your leisure.
Reservations can be made by calling the park telephone number (863)491-5333