Guide to Polk  

Saddle Creek Park And Campground

Polk County maintains a system of 67 parks and boat ramps, ranging in size from less than an acre to four regional parks, each covering hundreds of acres.
There are no admission fees to any county parks, which are open year-round from sunrise to sunset unless otherwise posted or scheduled for exclusive use.
For more information about county parks, contact the Polk County Leisure Services Division at 863-534-4340. The website is at and click on the leisure services link under the county offices page.
Amenities include overnight camping, picnic shelters and tables, restrooms and bathhouse, five boat launching ramps, nature trail, gun range, one baseball field, and two playgrounds. Trail is now connected with Tenoroc Fish Management are.

Saddle Creek Park is one of the top sites to observe migrating songbirds in fall. It's also a good place to find limpkins, an uncommon marsh bird.


Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, except holidays, at Morgan Combee Road, Lakeland. Pistol and rifle range with no skeet or trap.

COST: $5 per three hours.

PHONE: 863-499-2613.

Created: April 20, 2013 11:59 p.m.
Modified: April 20, 2013 11:59 p.m.
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