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    ODR main facility: 321-494-2042
    Email: pafb.famcamp@gmail.com

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  • Manatee Cove Family Campground is temporarily working out of Outdoor Recreation, 321-494-2042

    Family Campground

    COMMERCIAL GATE UPDATE: The installation commercial gate is open to non-mission/non-service essential personnel Mon thru Fri, 6 am - 2 pm. After these hours, RVs and trailered items may only enter through the south gate if size permits.
    NOTE: The commercial truck gate will not be open on Fri, Jul 3 and Mon, Jul 6 due to the holiday.

    Family Campground; 50% capacity

    Family Campground will be operating out of Outdoor Recreation except new check-ins will be at the Family Campground Office from Noon to dusk.

    Note: The Family Campground office is currently without voicemail; please allow up to 72 hours for us to respond. Please give a phone number as well as an email address in your message. Thank you.

    2019 Water Quality Report for Patrick AFB

    The report has been finalized and can be found on the installation website at www.patrick.af.mil/Portals/14/2019%20AFB%20CCR.pdf.
    This report is designed to inform you about the quality of water and services we deliver to you every day. Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. We want you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources. Hard copies of this report can be obtained at the Child Development Center, |Airman & Family Readiness and the Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight located at building 1366. Please direct all questions to the Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight at (321) 494-5435.

    ABOUT

    Located directly along the historic Banana River, the campground currently has 156 full-service sites with 30/50 amp capability, ten primitive camping sites, two laundry and shower facilities, a 24-hour community center and a private beach. Placement is on a first-come, first-served basis with the exception of active duty personnel. Potential guests are highly encouraged to call ahead and inquire about availability during the months of November thru February when the campground traditionally maintains close to full capacity. For detailed information about the campgroundā€™s policies, amenities, programs and services, please refer to the brochure specific to this facility.

    The Manatee Cove Family Campground proudly serves all military and Department of Defense ID cardholders. Please be advised, priority placement is given to active duty and family members and to retirees who have served 20 or more years in the Service. Reservations are available for active duty personnel and will be accepted not less than 30 days in advance. All others will be placed on a first-come, first-served basis.

    GUEST RATES May thru Oct Nov thru Apr
    Riverfront Sites (#2 thru #19
    Daily $30 $30
    Monthly (30 days) $810 $810
    Standard Sites
    Daily $22 $24
    Monthly (30 days) $595 $650
    Tent Sites
    Daily $10 n/a

    INCOMING GUESTS

    Please review the guest rules (link @ top) prior to arrival. Prior to check-in please have a copy of your current vehicle registration, proof of insurance and if you have pets, it is mandatory to have a valid current rabies certificate. Please note we have a maximum two pet policy.

    BASE ACCESS

    Patrick AFB Commercial Truck Gate Hours
    Mon - Fri, 6 am - 5 pm; open by request: 5 - 10 pm
    Sat, 8 am - 12 pm
    Sun, Closed Call Security Forces at (321) 494-2008 to request an opening after operating hours.

    NOTICE

    Valued Guests,
    Thank you for your patronage in the Manatee Cove Campground. The maximum length of uninterrupted stay in the campground shall be 170 days. Guests shall then vacate the campground for a minimum period of 48 hours. The campground may not be used to establish residency in the State of Florida. Return to the campground shall be based on site availability with the exception of active duty personnel who shall be placed back into the campground upon request. This change enables Outdoor Recreation to be compliant with State residency mandates and Air Force policy. Guests are reminded the Chevron Park parking lot is an approved overnight rest area and is not permitted for use as an overflow area for the campground. Active duty personnel shall provide a minimum of 30 days advance notice for reservations. We highly encourage more advance notice when possible to ensure placement in the campground when desired. Other guests will not be directed to leave the campground to accommodate an active duty member.

    Thank you for you business and we look forward to serving you and your family in the future.