Tanah Keeta

Tanah Keeta Scout Reservation is located near Tequesta in Martin County and includes 640 acres along the south edge of Jonathan Dickenson State Park and on the Loxahatchee River – a State of Florida Historic Trail. Deeded to the Council in 1953 the property is heavily forested with slash pines and is home to the Tanah Keeta Summer Camp program and the Order of the Arrow, Aal-Pa-Tah Lodge. Features of Tanah Keeta include:



Camp Loxahatchee

Camp Loxahatchee is on the western half of Tanah Keeta and lies on the Loxahatchee River. It is the main camping area and features a Dining Hall, pool, COPE, climbing tower, ranges, the OA Ring, Fort Blanchard ampitheater (directly on the Loxahatchee River), the new Lassiter Training Center, and numerous campsites. All of the campsites in Camp Loxhatchee have hot water shower / bathroom facilities, pavilions with electricity and fire rings.

Camp Clear Lake

Clear Lake covers the eastern half of one square miles property of Tanah Keeta Scout Reservation.  The title of Camp "Clear Lake" is derived from a small lake in the southeastern corner of Tanah Keeta, which has the name "Clear Lake". In 1957 the first summer camp at Tanah Keeta was held in Camp Clear Lake. There are two large camping areas at Camp Clear Lake and a hot water bath house. Each campsite features a pavilion and fire ring.

The Mike Machek Trail

The Mike Machek Trail is a 5.2 mile self-guided trail in the heart of Tanah Keeta. Within the one mile area of camp can be found almost every kind of topographical feature indicitive to South Florida. This trail travels through them all. Originally developed by its founder Clayton Jones in 1984, he spent 3 and a half years planning the trail. The trail opened for use in the Fall of 1988. Currently the trail is maintained Order of the Arrow Trail Crew. The trail is a real gem of camp and must be experienced if you are ever there.