Dead River Landing2207 Dead River Road
Ponce de Leon, FL 32455
Description and Local Attractions
Dead River Landing Park is a popular boat ramp and camping area on Seven Runs Creek, approximately 2.3 miles east of Highway 81 on Dead River Road, a graded dirt road. This park is near the point at which Seven Runs Creek joins Dead River, a slough off the Choctawhatchee River. The park offers a day-use picnic area, concrete boat ramp with trailer parking, portable toilets and 16 campsites that are available by reservation only. Each campsite has a capacity of eight people and two vehicles. The day-use area has two picnic pavilions with charcoal grills, and each campsite has a picnic table, charcoal grill and fire ring. Campsites 1 through 8 are available by reservation for use with RVs, travel trailers, other camping vehicles, trailers and tents, while campsites 9 through 16 are limited to tent-only camping.
The campsites do not have power, water or waste disposal hookups. The day-use area is open daily from dawn to dusk and launching and retrieval of boats is allowed at all times.
NOTE: The access roadway into this site can be flooded during moderate flood events on the Choctawhatchee River and the entire site may flood during extremely high floods.
Events and Activities
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