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A Great Overnight Option When You're Visiting CJ Acres Animal Rescue Farm

Many potential volunteers and visitors wishing to visit CJ Acres Animal Rescue Farm from afar... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Keystone Heights, Florida
Travel Trailer camping weekend

This was our first time here with our 22ft travel trailer. This is definitely a very dog friendly... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
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6239 State Road 21, Keystone Heights, FL 32656-9707
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Many potential volunteers and visitors wishing to visit CJ Acres Animal Rescue Farm from afar wonder where to stay. We always recommend renting a cabin at Gold Head State Park as it's only a five-minute drive away. There's also tent camping and plenty of activities...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

This was our first time here with our 22ft travel trailer. This is definitely a very dog friendly park. We stayed at campsite 54 which was on the Lake loop, partial shade but 46, 47, 48 had much more shade. A lot of bugs here...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

I am a fan of Florida State Parks. Gold Head Branch has a nice variety of trails, campgrounds, cabins, a ravine, and 5 different lakes on the park property. It is a large park. The only downside is that some of the lakes have been...More

Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 7 May 2018

This is not a luxury hotel, it is a state park with accommodations for both tent and RV campers. Dog friendly for responsible owners.

Thank Barry N
Reviewed 26 March 2018

As a Boy Scout I visited Gold Head State Park in the 1960s. I remembered very well walking down the stairs into the ravine and the stream that ran at the bottom. That has not changed and is well worth the visit. I am sure...More

Reviewed 20 March 2018

I stayed at Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park for a couple of nights in my Class B Camper Van. The sites in the Sandhill section are enormous and can accommodate fairly large RVs. I had 30 amp electrical service and potable water at...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

I went on a cold weekend with my best friend and her family. We had a wonderful time and went site seeing. We found a small spring/creek. The water was icy cold. I don't remember what this was called but we went to a hammock...More

1  Thank Dollys T
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Lake with water is a short walk from the park’s road. There is a ravine with steps leading down to a short (or long) trail. There is a playground and sometimes ranger programs. Whether you want to stay for 30 minutes, camp, or hike all...More

1  Thank perpetualpassenger
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Very nice, clean, well kept State Park. Stayed in cabins 103, 104, 105 and 107. All were clean and comfortable. Now do not expect city amenities. This is a remote park and expect to be off the grid with no TV's and sketchy cell service....More

1  Thank Jolyn S
Reviewed 24 November 2017

I rented over Thanksgiving week cabin 104 (one room with living room/bed). This room was really nice.. old fashioned wood floors, comfortable bed, fireplace, and a perfect spot for a couple. Also cabin 111 was nice. It comes with a bedroom. The bed squeaks and...More

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Robin H
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Response from ladeeofthelake | Reviewed this property |
The recent rains have increased it but it wasn't bad before. Up higher than in years past.
26 February 2016|
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Response from ladeeofthelake | Reviewed this property |
84 steps...
28 January 2016|
Response from Mike C | Reviewed this property |
The initial property was donated by Martin J. "Mike" Roess (pronounced "Race") and developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). The CCC was launched in 1933 under President Franklin D. Roosevelt to combat unemployment... More