Mystic Springs

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Location: 591 Mystic Springs Road

County: Escambia

Nearby Town: Cantonment

Latitude/Longitude: 30.853569, -87.314057

Located approximately 35 miles north of Pensacola, the Mystic Springs Recreation Area features a boat ramp, day-use area, a group campsite, and nine individual campsites that are available by reservation only.

The recreation area offers picnic tables, fire rings, trails, charcoal grills, and portable toilets.

Site Nine has a capacity of 25 people and 10 vehicles, while the individual campsites each have a capacity of eight people and two vehicles.

While RV camping is allowed, the campsites do not have power, water, or waste disposal hookups.

The boat ramp provides access to the Escambia River, which is popular for swimming and fishing. The river is the fourth-longest in Florida and is home to more than 85 native freshwater fish species.

Recreation Opportunities

  • Camping, RVs, picnicking, restrooms, mobility, boat launch, boating, fishing, canoe launch, canoeing, hiking, and wildlife viewing
  • Seasonal hunting


No ATVs allowed.

Motorized vehicles allowed on designated roads only.