Larry & Penny Thompson Park

Larry and Penny Thompson Park Pathway

Larry and Penny Thompson Park Pathway

Peacock strolling Larry & Penny Thompson Park

Peacock at Larry & Penny Thompson Park

Larry & Penny Thompson Memorial Park
Picnic pavilion at Larry & Penny Thompson Park
RV Park at Larry & Penny Thompson Park

Larry & Penny Thompson Park

Whether you're making your way to the Keys or in need of a base camp for exploring Homestead and the Redlands, Larry & Penny Thompson Memorial Park offers a unique opportunity to camp in one of the remnants of native South Florida pine rockland, designated as critical habitat for several species.

Campgrounds and RVs

Set on 270 acres adjacent to Zoo Miami, the park is home to the largest campground in Miami Dade County. Reserve one of 240 RV campsites, all of which are equipped with full electrical and water hookups. If you're a camper that craves amenities like showers, there are four large restroom/laundry facilities with hot showers. Other amenities include a camp store, picnic shelters, 22-acre freshwater lake with beach, tot lot, and asphalt jogging/biking trails.

Nature

While there, be sure to hike the dirt road nature trails that wind through the wooded areas of towering native slash pines.

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