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Eglin AFB Remote Camping

 
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Eglin AFB Remote Camping Locations

Location

Installation
Eglin Air Force Base, Ft. Walton Beach, FL
GPS Coordinates
30.525283, -86.493433
Location Information
Eglin Air Force Base, Ft. Walton Beach, FL

Directions

Directions
GPS Coordinates are for the Natural Resource Office, Eglin AFB. This is where you need to purchase your camping permit for the remote camping locations. Natural Resources Office, Jackson Guard, 107 Highway 85 North, Niceville, FL 32578

Contact Information

Phone Number
(850) 882-4165 or (850) 882-4166
Mailing Address
Natural Resources Office, Jackson Guard, 107 Highway 85 North, Niceville, FL 32578
Email Address
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Campground Information

Authorized Users
Active, National Guard, Reservists, Retired, 100% DAV, DoD Civilians. Some areas open to the Public.
Season
Year round.
Pet Information
Allowed with the usual leash and clean=up rules.
Campground Information
You need to have or create a free web-based "iSportsman" account. This involves watching a Range Safety video then passing a short 3-question quiz. After successful passing of the quiz, you can purchase or obtain various recreation and hunting permits. However, the camping permit must be purchased in person at the Natural Resources Office.
Big Rig Friendly?
No
Facilities
Full base amenities located at Eglin AFB. However, the remote camping locations might only have a picnic table and fire-ring.
Amenities
  • Tent Area
  • Beach
  • Hunting
  • Hiking

Site Information

Type of site
Spaces
Hook-ups
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Remote Sites
15
None
$5
N/A
N/A

Other Information

DoD Interactive Comment Evaluation

The Department of Defense (DoD) Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) system is a web-based tool that collects feedback on services provided by various organizations throughout the Department of Defense (DoD). Click the ICE logo to submit your evaluation on this campground directly to the responsible department.

Weather Information

Eglin AFB covers 464,000 acres in Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton counties. An Eglin permit is required to access the 250,000 acres of the Eglin reservation conditionally open to public recreation. The Eglin AFB Natural Resources Branch office (commonly known as Jackson Guard) maintains this recreation area for numerous recreational opportunities.

In addition to the 2 establshed FamCamps on Eglin AFB,, the Jackson Guard maintains almost 30 remote camping locations. Many of these remote camping locations are accessable by small RV's and trailers, and all are perfect for tent camping.

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    GPS coordinates of the 15 remote camping locations at Eglin AFB, FL.
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