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ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- Summer camping and kayaking is available at the Savannas Recreation Area on Midway Road in Fort Pierce.
This 550-acre preserve offers RV and tent camping, kayak/canoe rentals, fishing, hiking trails through natural habitats, a playground, restrooms and a large covered pavilion on Palm Island, which is perfect for parties and family reunions.
Canoe and kayak rentals are available Thursdays through Mondays. The cost is $5 hour, $15 for four hours and $20 for eight hours.
There are different types of camping available at the Savannas including: primitive, unimproved (no electricity), full-improved (electric, water and sewage hookup) and group. Amenities include hot and cold showers, a water fill-up station, laundry facilities and more.
To reserve a campsite, rent a kayak or rent the Palm Island pavilion, call (772) 464-7855 or visit www.stlucieco.gov/parks/savannas.htm.
Managed by St. Lucie County's Parks, Recreation and Facilities Department, the Savannas Recreation Area is located at 1400 Midway Road in Fort Pierce.