Driving-In

Physical Address

3875 Pipkin Rd., Lakeland, FL 33811
863-644-2431

Driving Directions

I-4 East / West – Exit 25 
Proceed South on County Line Road and turn East (left) on West Pipkin Rd. and proceed to the General Auto Parking area.

I-4 East / West – Exit 27 Polk County Parkway – Hwy 570 East (Toll – Recommended)
Exit South (right) onto Waring Rd. exit. At the traffic light at Drane Field Rd. Continue South on Waring Rd to Pipkin Rd. Turn West (right) on Pipkin Rd and then you have the option to turn North (right) on South Medulla Rd. and proceed to East Auto Parking or continue West on Pipkin Rd. past GEICO to the General Auto Parking area.

I-4 East/ West – Exit 41 Polk County Parkway – Hwy 570 West (Toll)
Take Waring Rd. exit and turn South (left) at the traffic light at Drane Field Rd. Continue South on Waring Rd. Turn West (right) on Pipkin Rd and then you have the option to turn North (right) on South Medulla Rd. and proceed to East Auto Parking or continue West on Pipkin Rd. past GEICO to the General Auto Parking area.

I-4 East – Exit 22 South (Optional route if westbound I-4 backs up)
Continue South on Park Rd. Proceed to the third traffic light, turn East (left) on Coronet Rd. Follow Coronet, turn East (left) on Medulla Rd. At the light turn South (right) on County Line Rd. and then East (left) on W. Pipkin Rd. and proceed to the General Auto Parking area (follow signage or directions by traffic control officers).

State Road 60 East/West
North on County Line Rd. – East (right) on W. Pipkin Rd. and proceed to the General Auto Parking area.

NOTE: Vehicles traveling eastbound on W. Pipkin Road from County Line Road may be directed to turn north on Medulla Road to enter the SUN ‘n FUN parking lot through Gate 38. No other traffic will be allowed to proceed past gate 38 and will be directed into the parking area.

Westbound vehicles traveling on W. Pipkin Road will be directed to one of two entry gates on W. Pipkin Road.

ALL TRAFFIC DEPARTING THE PARKING LOT WILL BE DIRECTED TO TURN RIGHT-WESTBOUND.  CONSTRUCTION ZONE ON PIPKIN ROAD.

(Always follow signage or directions by traffic control officers)

Camper Driving Directions

West Campground Registration is located on Hamilton Road. (GPS address – 4238 Hamilton Rd. Lakeland, FL 33811)
Hamilton Road will be two-way traffic.

I-4 East / West – Exit 25
South on County Line Rd. – Turn east (left) on Drane Field Rd. and continue east and turn south (right) on Hamilton Rd. The Camper Registration entrance is on the left.  GPS Address – 4238 Hamilton Rd. – Lakeland (watch for signage). 

I-4 East / West – Exit 27 – (Recommended)
Hwy 570 East (Toll) – Exit South on Airport Rd. – Turn West (right) onto Drane Field Rd. – Continue to Hamilton Rd., turn South (left) and continue to the Camper Registration entrance on the left side of Hamilton Rd. GPS Address – 4238 Hamilton Rd. – Lakeland (Follow signage).

State Road 60 East / West
Northbound on County Line Rd. – Turn east (right) on Drane Field Rd. and continue east to Hamilton Rd. and turn south (right) on Hamilton Rd. The Camper Registration entrance is on the left.  GPS Address – 4238 Hamilton Rd. – Lakeland (watch for signage). 

East Campground Campers (Volunteer Camping Only!)
Volunteer Camping Permit must be picked up from Camper Registration on Hamilton Rd. before proceeding to the East Volunteer Campground. After obtaining your permit, proceed eastbound on Drane Field Rd. and turn South (right) on Waring Rd. to Pipkin Rd. Turn West (right) on Pipkin Rd and then turn North (right) into Lakeland Airside Center and follow signage to Airside Gate 31, Airside Access. An East Volunteer Campground permit is required to gain access through Gate 31, turn South (left) on Taxiway Echo 1 to the East Campground, entrance is on the right, south of 8/26 grass strip located south of Paradise City. This permit does not allow you to proceed West of or north on the Echo 1 taxiway.

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