Reserve this site at Reserve America, Tate’s Hell State Forest High Bluff Primitive Campsites. When you get to your campsite, find the closest point of cell connection. If you call 911 give them 390 State Forest Road #31 as your address,GSP 29.82659, -84.84641. First responders will not be able to find you with a campsite number only. Reserve America does not include this information on your confirmation.
When you get to your campsite, check cell phone coverage or find nearest cell phone connection point.
Rake Creek is in south western Tate’s Hell State Forest, more easily accessible from SR 65. It’s probably one of the largest primitive sites in Tate’s Hell.
There is not much shade on this site which is surrounded by sloughs and marshes. Because of its openness we did not see much in the way of gnats or other bothersome flying insects.
One can access Rake Creek by what seems almost a personal sandy roadway to the creek, which may be frequented by local folks fishing.
At the water someone has build two benches facing the creek.
This would be a great full moon camp site — with no trees impairing the view of the path of the moon.
This is the view up the creek.
This if the view looking down the creek.
But there is no way one can easily access the creek via kayak.
The photos were taken when the tide was outgoing. Water levels vary on various water venues in Tate’s Hell depending on tidal currents.
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