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Wright Lake

Access for All
Accessible Parking
Beaches
Biking
Birding
Boat Tours
Camping
Concessions
Entrance Fee
Fishing
Hiking, Walking
Historic Site
Interpretive Exhibit
Lodge
Museum
Paddling
Paddling Ramp
Pavilion
Picnic
Playground
Restrooms
Shower
Swimming
Tours
Water Fountain
Wildlife Viewing
  • Wright Lake from picnic area
  • Wright Lake trail head at picnic area
  • Wright Lake Recreation Area Trail

Off SR 65, Franklin County 

Apalachicola Ranger District

 11152 NW SR 20

Bristol, FL 32321

850-643-2282

http://fs.usda.gov/main/apalachicola/home

 

Birding
Camping
Entrance Fee
Interpretive Exhibit
Picnic
Restrooms
Shower

Wright Lake is a quiet scenic lakefront recreation area that offers a host of amenities and activities for campers and day-trippers. The area around the clear, spring-fed lake offers both a day-use area for swimming, picnicking, and hiking, and a campground in a beautiful forest setting along one portion of the lakeshore. It is perfect for fishing and boating. Swimmers can enjoy the white sand beach, and a nearby bathhouse includes flush toilets and hot showers. Picnic tables and grills are scattered among trees with views of the lake.

The campground includes 18 campsites with picnic tables, grills, tent pads and fire rings. The recreation area is fairly level and easily accessible. Hikers can enjoy a 4.6-mile interpretive trail that circles the lake.

Birding and Wildlife Viewing

Great Florida Birding Trail

Watch for birds along the lakeshore.

Wright Lake from picnic area
Camping

Campground

Activity time: overnight

Large grass/dirt area with good restroom, shower with bench, grills.

Reviews & Comments

"loved the site overlooking the lake"

"nice camp host"

Wright Lake campground and restroom
Wright Lake Recreation Area Restroom
Wright Lake recreation area shower
Wright Lake Recreation Area campground
Picnicking

Picnic Area

Large Picnic area with lake view, dirt with some roots, one table adjacent to parking. 

Reviews & Comments

"really peaceful"

"good facility"

Dirt path to other picnic tables

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