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Old 03-30-2015, 07:42 AM   #1
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I posted this info in another forum before I saw this one, sorry for the duplicate info.

Campground Name: Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake
City, State/Province: Orlando, FL
Web Site:
Cost Per Night: 19 for w/e, about 21 for full hookup
Number of Sites: 36
Water, Electric, Sewer: on 7 sites only, rest are w/e
WiFi: no
Condition of Roads and Sites: roads paved, some what winding, but lots of class A in park so it can be done with big rigs.outs of parking on grass, don't seem to mind if u park there
Condition of Bathhouse: adequate, also has laundry, cheap.
Attitude of Management: not really around much, just workers keeping park clean, lots of trash bins (was an Eagle Scout project from 2010)
Ham Radio Friendly?: no info, but lots of space for around site, however, very shaded, lots of trees
Special Amenities and Features: quiet, lots of families and longer term folks. close to I-4 but can barely hear it, no train tracks or airports adjacent
Park is gated with access code at night
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Old 11-09-2015, 07:36 PM   #2
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We camped at Bill Frederick last Feb. It is the least expensive public campground that is close to International Drive-Universal, etc. Very clean, nice grounds, large park. Some campers rode their bicycles to Universal which is about 1-2 miles south. Sites are very nice but some are not level. Nice folks

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Old 11-09-2015, 07:48 PM   #3
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If you're going to the Orlando Hamcation, you can camp onsite. Electricity but no sewer, but there's a dump station someplace. They offer sites in the outdoor flea-market area, and other sites outside it. If you're a vendor you want to be in the flea market (I've done that), and if you're not a vendor you want to be outside the flea market.
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