Map of Hampton Tract
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About Hampton Tract

(See Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve for overall information.)

Recreational Opportunities

Bicycling

  • Use only marked trails.
  • Approximately 28 miles of multiuse trails.
  • Florida law requires bicyclists under 16 to wear helmets.

Camping

  • Equestrian, group and primitive camping available.
  • Sites have picnic tables, fire rings and/or grills.
  • Nonpotable water source available.
  • A free reservation is required and must be displayed on dashboard at campground.
  • Site has a picnic shelter – this is a common area, it cannot be reserved.

Equestrian Use

  • Approximately 28 miles of multiuse trails.
  • Riders are required to stay on marked trails.
  • Each rider must carry proof of horse’s current negative Coggins test.
  • Florida law requires equestrians under 16 to wear helmets.

Fishing

Hiking

  • Several miles of unimproved trails/roads available.
  • Prepare for wet hiking; some trails are excessively wet during certain times of year.

Picnic Facilities

  • Limited picnic facilities by entrance.


 


Access and Parking

  • Main vehicle access on south side of Green Swamp on Rock Ridge Road, approximately 7 miles northeast of US 98.
  • Day-use parking area at Hampton gate.
  • ADA access and facilities available.

Restrooms and Water

  • No restrooms or water available at entrance.
  • Vault toilet and nonpotable water sources available at campground.

Location

Northwestern Polk County

For More Information

Land Resources Department, Southwest Florida Water Management District, 1-800-423-1476 (FL only) or (352) 796-7211, ext. 4470


Visit this Property

Notice

(This tract is part of the Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve.)

Street Address

18490 Rock Ridge Road
Lakeland, FL 33809
(Google map)

Size

11,052 acres

Hours of Operation

Daily from sunrise to sunset.

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Conservation Lands of Southwest Florida
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