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Highland Park Fish Camp

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Nice economical getaway!

I live locally and have an an rv. I like to get out once in a while and have some down time. This... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
DeLand, Florida
amazing and relaxing for a first-time fisher

I went to this fish camp with my friend and his uncle and aunt. We went kind of late around 2... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
Orlando, Florida
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“pontoon boat”(11 reviews)
“stocked pond”(8 reviews)
Highland Park Fish Camp in Deland, Florida is proudly frozen in time – it’s the way “old Florida” used to be, before theme parks arrived on the landscape. In 2012, we are celebrating our 50th anniversary of the family owned fish camp, where the...more
2640 Highland Park Rd, DeLand, FL 32720-3817
+1 800-525-3477
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

I live locally and have an an rv. I like to get out once in a while and have some down time. This park fits the bill. It is family owned and cared for. Not much in the way of amenities and the bathrooms are...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

I went to this fish camp with my friend and his uncle and aunt. We went kind of late around 2 o'clock and spoke with James and Rick. They were both very truthful to us, letting us know that this late we would probably not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kimberly407
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Five of us went together to rent a pontoon boat for half a day. It was a fun day. They pulled the boat up full of fuel, provided life jackets, made sure we had everything we needed , and helped us back the boat out...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WabashO
Reviewed July 23, 2018

What a wonderful time we had on picturesque Lake Diaz with fishing guide James Hillman! It was a beautiful, overcast morning that stayed that way so our July outing wasn't uncomfortably hot. James didn't waste time in areas that weren't biting. He knew the best...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dining_Diva64
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

At the fish camp you can rent a boat or fish in the stocked pond right off the famous St John’s river. You can see the resident gator at the boat ramp. It reminds me of the old Florida camps. They have tent camping and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Anthony D
Reviewed November 20, 2017

My family of three is returning for the second time to Highland Fish Camp and it did not disappoint. The first time we had Captain Rick and this time we had his son. Both were great at putting us on the fish! Awesome family and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Karen M
Reviewed September 18, 2017

An old time fishing campground in the REAL Florida. Boat ramp, camping, supplies,boat storage & bait. Don't miss this spot. Largemouth bass anyone!!!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Michelle M
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Nothing like a peek at what Florida looked like in days gone by. A visit to Highland Park Fish Camp takes you back. Relax in the office/store/bait shop and hear stories of The River! Fishermen sit around talking about their "catches" and of course, "the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank lsa1802
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

Nice view from the screened in porch of community fire area and stocked bass pond. Cabin fully furnished including cooking supplies makes it the perfect place to relax and enjoy home cooked meals without ever leaving the cabin. Being able to bring the dogs was...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank aml300
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Rented a two day cabin , got a discount for a pontoon with the cabin , last may , the gators was yelling mating , bass was good, went back down river all the way to blue springs, SCREENED IN PORCH ON THE CABIN ,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank dottyburgess
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julie f
December 4, 2016|
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Response from Bryn R | Property representative |
There is a $10 fee for cabins. Small dog ok.
August 1, 2016|
Response from yeager49 | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't know. They have a couple of camp dogs. To be safe, I would call them if I were you.