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Topsail Beach State Preserve

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Address: Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Phone Number: 877-BEA-CHRV
Activities: Birdwatching, Camping/rv, Hiking
Description: With three miles of beach, this state beach appeals to nature lovers.

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This is the only place we camp.

This is the only place we camp. Where else can you get the beach, pool, cable and full hook up for this price. Last summer we were there for 4 long weekends and this summer we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Shannon S
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Ozark, Alabama
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Ozark, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This is the only place we camp. Where else can you get the beach, pool, cable and full hook up for this price. Last summer we were there for 4 long weekends and this summer we already have 5 booked..........can't wait !! We hope to rent one of the cabins for additional family members. Lots of great memories.

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Fairfield, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Little bit of a drive to get here and limited parking with a walk to the beach. Lots of dunes and completely different venue from the flat type beach experience

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South Deerfield
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61 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We stayed in our RV here for 2 nights because our usual stop in Destin was unavailable. What a find. The park staff were friendly and easy going. The RV spots were roomy with trees and plantings that allowed more privacy than we are used to in busy places. You can walk, bike or take a park tram to the... More 

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We visited Topsail during our recent stay in Destin. While we didn't stay in Topsail, we are already planning on renting a cabin there next summer. Great family place. The beaches were outstanding. Lots of areas to fish within the park. If you have children, bring bikes. If you can't or don't have bikes, the park rents them. There were... More 

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Worthington, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is a pretty and well-maintained campground with full service sites. We did not experience any bugs. It was quiet and lots of great biking and walking trails. Very interesting dune lakes and sand dunes. We had a great time.

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Greensboro, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

We took a group of teenagers and shared a couple of cabins during Spring Break. This park and the cabins are outstanding!! The main feature of the cabins is how well they are spread out and the privacy. It was so peaceful and this was during Spring Break when the park was full. A beautiful, uncrowded beach was a pleasant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This was a wonderful camping trip to the beach for my family. Nice shady spots with lots of paved paths for biking. They have an air compressor available near the camp store. They have cable access but ours did not work. The bath house was nice but not kept as clean as I would expect at such a nice place.... More 

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Up in Michigan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

For hikers and trail-bikers, this is well worth the state-park fee. Miles of trails through slash-pine forest, spurs to a long, pristine stretch of one of the world's best white-sand beaches, and secluded picnic sites on two of the Panhandle Gulf Coast's unique coastal dune lakes. (Terrific campground for RVers, too, if you can get in!)

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Kigali, Rwanda
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

this park is a great family resort. It has a swimming pool, family games, a lake, RV sites, entrainment, rental (boats, boards bikes). topsail dunes is good.

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Isolated, natural, beautiful. Expect to see a large variety of plants, birds, reptilians, and others...

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