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St. Joseph Peninsula State Park

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Star Rte. 1, Box 200, Port Saint Joe, FL FL 32456
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Shelby, Alabama
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59 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The campground is very nice. There are two loops. We were at sites 90 and 91 on the back loop. Both loops are close to the beach but the back loop has a lot more privacy and larger lots. Be sure to read the comments on reserve America about each campsite. There are pictures as well of each site which... More 

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Charlotte
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

WARNING: long review. Spent the week of Nov 4 - 11 camping in TH Stone State Park on the St Joseph Peninsula/Cape San Blas. It was not what I expected and more than I expected at the same time. I'll break it down by subject: Campground: We were in Shady Pines instead of Gulf Breeze and were so glad we... More 

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Deland,Florida
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83 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The site was small but so was our unit. The bushes gave us privacy in spite of the full campground. I made our reservation online. I thought I was going to be closer to the restroom than I was in reality. At night it is difficult to get on the right sand path to get the restroom and back to... More 

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Chattanooga, TN
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

We were supposed to camp in Shady Pines but when we arrived we were told the power was out on that side and they were working on the site. We could either wait for it (it was out all night) or choose a site in Gulf Breezes. The Gulf Brees site was direct access to the beach (literally a few... More 

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Opp, Alabama
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105 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We LOVE this place, I'm reviewing our 8th camping trip here. Site #69, July 8-10. This wasn't one of the shadier sites. It was hard to find a piece of shade for most of the day. The beach is usually too windy to use our umbrella, so we didn't even bring it this time but would have set it up... More 

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Selmer, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I had been to Mexico Beach several times and have taken the trip to the cape where St. Joseph Peninsula State Park is a couple of times before to use their boat ramp, which is available to non campers or cabin residents for a $10.00 fee. I wasn't planning on going back to Florida again this year because I had... More 

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Virginia
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31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

What a beautiful state park! When we were there it wasn't crowded at all. The entrance fee is $6.00 per vehicle. We fished, kayaked, went shelling, walked the beach, hiked and enjoyed nature. Others there were snorkeling and scalloping as well. You have access to both St. Joseph Bay and The Gulf of Mexico. If you love the beach, and... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

There's a variety of wild life that wander around this park. We never knew what we would see. The campsites were a little smaller than I expected, but we still enjoyed our stay. The beach is beautiful, and an easy walk from the campground. If you're tent camping, sites 118 and 94 appeared to be shadier than the site we... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

We stay in a house on Cape San Blas for a week every year and we frequently visit the park during our stay. Every visit is different! We mainly go to the bay and explore the waters to see what new discoveries we can make!! It is always amazing! We paddle and snorkel and always leave with great stories and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Kayaking or paddleboarding in the bay offers great wildlife viewing. We saw horseshoe crabs, sea urchins, sand dollars, hermit crabs, fish, crabs, etc. Excellent place to explore with kids. The beach had beautiful white powdery sand, clean restrooms, and was not crowded. If you want secluded beaches go to the furthest trail and hike out over the sand dunes. Gorgeous,... More 

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