Franklin North Campground

The W.P. Franklin North Campground in the Lake Okeechobee area of sunny Florida is popular with vacationers because of its natural beauty, proximity to wide variety of exciting activities and well-maintained facilities. Water is everywhere, from the Caloosahatchee River surrounding the property to nearby Telegraph Creek that provides opportunities for exploring back-country swamps by canoe. Expect to see indigenous wildlife such as colorful tropical birds and alligators.

Visitors will find 30 tent and RV campsites equipped with water and electric. All sites are waterfront. W.P. Franklin North also features eight boat sites for guests who wish to sleep aboard their boat while taking advantage of campsite amenities. A fishing pier and a boat ramp are located onsite for your convenience. First come, first served campsites are available.

Lake OkeechobeeNearby Activities

Bass fishing and boating are popular activities, and beautiful Gulf coast beaches are just 15 minutes away. For a unique experience, visit the llama farm near the campgrounds. The renovated downtown waterfront in Fort Meyers is within easy reach, offering restaurants and shops. Flea markets, the historical Henry Winter and Thomas Edison Estates and grocery shopping are also found in Fort Meyers.

Amenities Include:

  • Fishing dock
  • Boat ramp
  • Waterfront sites
  • Drinking water
  • Flush toilets
  • Showers
  • Laundry facilities
  • Water hookups
  • Electric hookups
  • Dump station
  • Trash collection

Franklin North campsite is ideal for campers who want to experience the natural beauty of Florida, and for visitors who want to come by boat and use the campground facilities.

Anglers who catch a bass over eight pounds can register with the environmentally friendly catch-and-release Trophy Catch program for a chance to win a boat.

Contact Information


W.P. Franklin North

17850 North Franklin Lock Road

Alva, FL 33920