Camping in the Backcountry

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					                                                                                                                            Canaveral
   BACKCOUNTRY CAMPING
To foster visitor appreciation of the     Canaveral National Seashore. Leave        HAVE FUN - SAFELY
outstanding ecological values and         No Trace camping ethics are the rule.
                                                                                    Plan your trip in advance, with spe-
recreational opportunities that com-
                                                                                    cial attention to travel routes and
prise Canaveral National Seashore,        THERE IS NO VEHICLE CAMPING
                                                                                    weather forecasts. Be sure that your
thirteen primitive campsites are avail-   at the park. Recreational vehicle
                                                                                    vessel is fueled and equipped for
able for use on a reservation basis.      campsites are available at other lo-
                                                                                    emergencies, and that all passengers
                                          cations in Brevard and Volusia
                                                                                    are issued appropriate personal flo-
A PERMIT IS REQUIRED, and                 Counties.
                                                                                    tation devices. Always share your in-
THERE IS A FEE to camp in the park.
                                          BEACH CAMPING                             tended agenda with a friend or fam-
Campsites are $10/night for up to six
                                                                                    ily member other than those in your
persons; $20/night for seven or more      Two campsites at Apollo Beach are         party. Do not leave valuables in your
persons. YOU MUST OBTAIN A                available by reservation, November        vehicle.
PERMIT IN PERSON AT THE VISI-             1 through mid-April. Please call 386-
TOR CENTER PRIOR TO 4:00 P.M.             428-3384, ext. 10 for current status.
ON YOUR FIRST CAMPING DAY.
CAMPING IS PERMITTED ONLY AT
DESIGNATED SITES. Please note
                                                                                    We recommend having a cellular tele-
that violations of these regulations
                                                                                    phone at your disposal while camp-
may result in fines.
                                          ISLAND CAMPING                            ing in the park. Emergencies should
                                                                                    be reported by dialing 911.
RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED,




                                                                                                                              U.S. Department of the Interior
                                                                                                                              National Park Service
                                                                                                                              National Seashore
                                          Five natural island campsites and six
and can be made up to seven (7)           spoil island sites provide a variety of   Firewood is not available at camp-
days in advance of your intended stay     access and capacity options to those      sites: please provide your own fire-
by calling 386-428-3384, extension        visitors who have their own boat, ca-     wood or cook stove. Please be aware
10. VOICE MAIL MESSAGES ARE               noe, or kayak. Please see the at-         of special restrictions concerning
NOT VALID RESERVATIONS!                   tached map for location and site num-     open fires. Ask a Park Ranger about
                                          bers/names. RESERVATIONS and a            current fire danger conditions. Thank
NO FACILITIES OR UTILITIES EX-            permit ARE REQUIRED for island            you!
IST at any of the campsites within        campsites.
                               CANAVERAL NATIONAL SEASHORE
                                                             MANATEE ZONES & ISLAND CAMPSITES

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                                                         RANGER
                                               BOAT      STATION
                                               RAMP


                                                                                                       ELDORA
                                                                                                                                                                 MIDDLE
                                                                                                                                                PLANTATION       ISLAND
         A1A                                                                               1                                                      ISLAND


                           2
                                        SHIPYARD ISLAND
                                                                                                                                                                                 MOSQUITO
                                                                                       D
                                                                                  ISL
                                                                                     AN
                                                                                                                                                                                  LAGOON

                                                                             GE
                                                                                                                      GAINES




                                                                            AN
                                                                                                                      ISLAND
                                   3

                                                                        OR
                                                                                                                                                                                            G"19"            STAL
                                                                                                                                                                              R"14" G"15"           INTRACOA
                                                                                                                                                      7                                             WATERWAY
                                                                                                                                                               R"13A"
                                                                                                                                                                          9


               4
                                                                                                          6                                                                                 11
                                                                                                                                                                                   10
                                                                                                                                                                  8

                                                                                                                             OAK HILL     LE FILS
                                                                                                     RIVERBREEZE                        FISH CAMP G"9A"
                                                             5                                           PARK                 DOCK
 R"60"             G"65"                                            R"70"


NPS (GOV'T) OWNED LANDS                SEASONAL MANATEE ZONE                                         INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY                                CAMPSITES (BY RESERVATION ONLY)
                                       Minimum Wake                                                                                                       1. ORANGE ISLAND              7. MIDDLE DREDGE
                                                                                           INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY MARKERS
                                                                                                                                                          2. SHIPYARD                   8. SCOUT ISLAND
PRIVATE OWNED LANDS                    YEAR-ROUND MANATEE ZONE                                                                                            3. HEADWINDS                  9. SOUTH DREDGE
                                       Minimum Wake
                                                                                                                                                          4. GOVERNMENT CUT             10. EASTWINDS
                               1             1/2         0                        1 mile                                                                  5. JONES CANAL                11. COUNTY LINE
                                         1         1/2   0
                                                                                                                                                          6. BISSITTE BAY
                                                                   1 kilometer