W.P. Franklin Campground

Army Corps Of Engineers

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17991 North Franklin Lock Road
Alva, FL 33920
239-694-8770
Reservations: 1877-444-6777
Official Website

GPS: 26.7243, -81.6928

Last Price Paid: $15
Number of Sites: 30
Pad Type: asphalt
Reservations: Yes
Max Stay: 14
Max Length: 50 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

5 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

4bars
Verizon 4G
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AT&T 4G
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Sprint 4G
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antiquehippies

33 Gulf Stream Sun Voyager
12 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 25

antiquehippies would stay here again

“Wonderful Place ”

Reviewed Feb 21, 2018

Overall Rating

Although the sites are small our site faced the river with a long grassy lawn. Our camping neighbors were great and we enjoyed interacting with them. My only complaint is that there is no bench at the laundry room.. it would be nice to be able to sit while your wait. The campground is immaculate and well groomed. A bargin wi... more

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4bars
T-Mobile 4G

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Technomadia

35 GM 4106 (1961 Bus Conversion)
2009 Mini Cooper
84 reviews
Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 8
Site Number: 13

Technomadia would stay here again

“A Dam Fine View!”

Reviewed Feb 05, 2017

Overall Rating

We'd probably actually give this location 4 - 4.5 stars, and agree with a lot of points of other reviews. We're going to with 5 stars to adjust the curve. This is a delightful park - lovely scenery, waterfront sites with unobstructed clear views and pretty darn peaceful. And it's close to Fort Myers while still being 'out there'. ... more

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4bars
AT&T 4G
4bars
Sprint 4G
4bars
Verizon 4G
4bars
T-Mobile 4G

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NealysOnWheels

35 Tiffin Allegro Red 34QFA
2010 Honda CRV
29 reviews
Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 23

NealysOnWheels would stay here again

“Beautiful campground, 90% of sites on the water”

Reviewed Mar 05, 2016

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We stayed here for a week and loved it. Almost all of the sites are on the water so you can hardly go wrong. There's not a lot of privacy between sites, but the sites are all paved, big, and very well maintained. Water/electric only and they have weird rules about the dump station. If you want to use the dump on the day you arrive, you... more

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4bars
Verizon 4G

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TakeThatExit.com
Olympia, WA
30 Airstream Flying Cloud, bunk model
10 reviews
Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 4

TakeThatExit.com would stay here again

“Well-kept, clean, quiet and level spots - close to Fort Myers!”

Reviewed Jan 06, 2016

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We opted to stay here a couple nights because we had an Airstream repair appointment in nearby Fort Myers, Florida. The spots are nicely laid out with great views of the water. Each site has a picnic table with a covering, grill and a fire pit. Spots are paved and level. Lots of birds, a fishing pier and I've heard from a couple fo... more

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3bars
Verizon 4G

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Jen and Q
Livingston, TX
27 Airstream Flying Cloud Twin
2012 Ford F-250
147 reviews
Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 28

Jen and Q would stay here again

“COE park near Ft Myers, FL”

Reviewed May 05, 2015

Overall Rating

This is one of 3 Corp of Engineers Parks located on the Okeechobee Waterway. This was also my least favorite but only because I love St. Lucie for the boat watching and Ortona South for the wildlife viewing. However, this one is close to Ft Myers so you can visit the Edison/ Ford Winter Estate (really enjoyed this side trip) and othe... more

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4bars
Verizon 4G

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A Dam Fine View at W.P. Franklin Campground – Alva, Florida

A Dam Fine View at W.P. Franklin Campground – Alva, Florida Our Dam View W.P. Franklin Campground Next stop would have us venturing into southwestern Florida to attend Loo...

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February in Florida

After a busy 2 weeks in Orlando, we were ready for some down time. Our next stop was WP Franklin, a COE campground in Alva, outside of Fort Myers. This is a really nice campground that sits on the...

Hookups:
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • Partial Hookups
Recreation:
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • playground
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • ADA Accessible
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Discount Clubs:
  • Senior Discounts
Pets:
  • pets

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