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Camping in Florida is awesome! From your basecamp you can explore hidden springs, play on snow-white sandy beaches and toast the sunset. Learn how to get the most of the great outdoors with these articles written for Florida kayak and canoe paddlers, hikers, backpackers and campers.

Ready your boat or load that pack. We're about to Go Camping!

 
How To Articles

First Kayak Camping Trip   Your First Kayak Camping Trip
Do you need a little help getting ready for your first trip? We explain the basics and how to load your boat.
Buying a Tent   Buying a Tent
Buying a tent is more than picking the first one you find for $24.99. Get the real scoop here.
Sleeping Bags for Florida Campers   Sleeping Bags for Florida Campers
You deserve a good night sleep after paddling or hiking all day.
Tent Camping Tips   Tent Camping Tips
From single overnights to multi-day adventures we give you tips to get the most from your tent camping experience.
Choosing the Perfect Campsite   Choosing the Perfect Campsite
With proper planning and a bit of good luck you can find your camping Shangri La.
How to Build a Campfire   How to Build a Campfire
Warming up on cool nights, listening to the crackle of burning wood, you can almost taste the S'mores now!


Yum! Camp Cooking

Camp Cooking for Florida Paddlers   Camp Cooking for Florida Paddlers
Whether you're paddling the Florida Overseas Trail or your nearby river, food makes the trip. Do it right.
Ten No Cook Camping Meals   Ten No Cook Camping Meals
Perhaps campfires are not allowed or you are on a day trip and stopping for a picnic lunch. You can eat like a king without cooking.
Kayak / Canoe Camping Quick Meals   Kayak and Canoe Camping Quick Meal Ideas
Don't bring along an entire kitchen full of pots, pans and utensils. You need quick meals!
Camp Cooking Tips   Camp Cooking Tips
No recipes here. Organize better so when you're in the wilds you can eat better.
Fish Recipes   Fish Recipes
If you enjoy kayak or canoe fishing, here are some quick and easy recipes to bring out the flavor of your catch.


More Good Stuff

Top 10 Florida State Parks   Top 10 Florida State Parks
Drum roll please. Here is a list of the Top 10 Florida State Parks for canoeists, kayakers and campers.
Camping Equipment Checklist   Camping Equipment Checklist
Camping can either be a real pain or a great deal of fun, depending on how well prepared you are.
Don't be a Camp Tramp   Don't be a Camp Tramp
Learn to be a better camper and teach your children too.
Unwanted Camp Visitors   Unwanted Camp Visitors
It's time to chase those pesky unwanted visitors away from your campsite.
Poison Ivy - Leaves of Three   Poison Ivy - Leaves of Three
Few things spoil a camping or paddling trip quicker than a handful of poison ivy. Learn what to do.


Test your Camping IQ

Go Camping Quiz   Go Camping Quiz
So you think you're ready to go camping in the great outdoors? Take our camping quiz and find out for sure!



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