Spirit of the Suwannee Campground


We opted to take a camping trip to Like Oak Florida to the Spirit of the Suwannee Campground on the Suwannee River. After a long drive up the state to near the Georgia border we arrived at camp. Daddy set up camp while we were sent off to get the lay of the land with Mom. IMG_8559

Daddy was even chilly and Mommy mad him wear a silly sweatshirt.


It was so cold we started growing stalactites.

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I made friends with the girls at the camp site next to ours. The girl was my age and we built fairy gardens and had lots of adventures.


Her father even let me chop wood!


Dad went out for groceries and came back with a new truck!

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One night we went to a show called Picking and Grinning. It was fun to watch all the people play and sing.


We hiked around the gigantic campground. We tried fishing and had no luck, it was too chilly.

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We did a scavenger hunt and one clue led us to an outhouse. I opened the door after knocking and jumped back about 3 feet screaming.


Wouldn’t you?

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We hiked down to the Suwannee River.

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We enjoyed the playground. It was very old but well maintained. The merry-go-round attacked me and ripped my pocket off my jeans!

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We finished the scavenger hunt but then had to find the Dragon Door. It took to the last day to finally find it!


At night 30,000-40,000 bats fly out of the resident bat house. It was amazing to see them flying out in droves. We kept our distance at first but then got brave and stood under the path. Mom and Dad said we probably had bat pee on us!

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Packing up and heading home. The requirement of breaking camp is to photograph all of the treasures we found along our way.


Saying goodbye to our new friends.



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