Hampton Tract

See Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve for overall information.

Park Details

Street Address

14980 Rock Ridge Road
Lakeland, FL 33809
United States

Size
11052 Acres
Hours of Operation
Daily from sunrise to sunset.

Recreation Opportunities

Recreation Term

Bicycling

Recreation Description
  • Approximately 30 miles of multiuse trails.
  • Bicyclists are required to stay on designated or marked trails.
  • Florida law requires bicyclists under 16 to wear helmets.

Recreation Term

Camping

Recreation Description
  • Equestrian and primitive camping available.
  • Sites have picnic tables, fire rings and/or grills.
  • A free reservation is required and must be displayed or available at campground.
  • Site has a picnic shelter — this is a common area, it cannot be reserved.

Recreation Term

Equestrian

Recreation Description
  • Approximately 30 miles of multiuse trails.
  • Riders are required to stay on designated or marked trails.
  • Horse-drawn buggy riding requires a free day-use reservation for buggy access behind locked gate.
  • Each rider must carry proof of horse's current negative Coggins test.
  • Florida law requires equestrians under 16 to wear helmets.

Recreation Term

Fishing

Recreation Description

Recreation Term

Hiking

Recreation Description
  • Approximately 30 miles of multiuse trails.
  • Prepare for wet hiking; some trails are excessively wet during certain times of year.

Additional Information

Access and Parking
  • Main vehicle access on south side of Green Swamp on Rock Ridge Road, approximately 7 miles northeast of US 98.
Restrooms and Water

ADA accessible portable toilet.

Location

Northwestern Polk County

For more Information
  • Reservations may be made at WaterMatters.org.
  • Land Resources, Southwest Florida Water Management District, 1-800-423-1476 (FL only) or (352) 796-7211, ext. 4470
Closure Reasons
Maintenance
Date Closure
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