• The Tiny Red Caravan at W.P. Franklin Campground
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    Lock me up, rubber trees and sea cows!

    W.P. Franklin North Campground

          The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers almost burnt our house down, so staying at a USACE campground sometimes brings back some not so good memories. More on that later. W.P. Franklin Campground is the second USACE Campground we’ve stayed at, and I have to say, so far, they’ve done a nice job with the parks. W.P. Franklin sits on a small peninsula on the Caloosahatchee River, part of the Okeechobee Waterway in Alva, Florida. On one side is a lock that was partly built for flood control. According to their website, approximately 15,000 vessels pass though the lock yearly. Although we didn’t see a one? There are 30…