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Fort de Soto Park Campground

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3500 Pinellas Bayway, St. Petersburg, FL
Fort de Soto Park Campground
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Campground is just outside the gate of Fort Desoto Park. Park is very nice...Biking...a historic fort....ferry boat to Egmont Key...can watch a beautiful sunset.....watch Carnival Cruise sail by on Saturday evening.... swimming fishing pier. Campground is quiet, but lots are tight to park. Once in the lot it is good. h20 and electric on most sites. No sewage. Showers available... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Ft DeSoto State Park following a lovely day at the Salvidore Dali Museum in St Petes. We drove over the Skyway Bridge to get there, which had a lovely view. We arrived in the afternoon, so we didn't have to pay to get in, which is always a good thing. The park is huge inside with a campground,... More 

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Central Florida, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived go watch the sunset. The beach was fine. My only complaint is the volume of bugs/Mosquitos. We applied spray but we were still covered with bites. I realize it was dusk , it's Florida and that's part of it but I would only go to the beach again during daytime hours. Also, there were a few people who... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a couple with a little dog, we stayed at Fort de Soto for one night, tent camping on spot #103 We choose that spot because of the beautiful view and tree. There is water and plugs with electricity which was great for us first timers All spots have lots of plants in between but a few are poor... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The camp ground is a nice family environment, kids playing and not crazy for the 4th of July weekend. It was hot but that's to be expected in Florida during the summer. We had a site on the water and there was a nice breeze. Although the website said they were booked I called and was able to get a... More 

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Hattiesburg, Ms
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was crazy hot so be prepared. We were lucky to get a reservation, however, we would have liked to have a camp spot in the outside loop rather than the inside loop. We are not experienced campers and were invaded by racoons the second night three times. Be sure to put your food in your vehicle because they opened... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is great for beaches. The campground is nice with a small store. Next time we will bring bikes. Nice drive to routes down the the gulf coast for day trips. So while the web site says no fires, there are rentable fire pits you can get form the store with wood to have camp fires. Also the bathrooms... More 

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Westerville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

If you're looking to camp and head to the beach this campground is great! If you stay at the campground the beach is 5 minutes away, plus you only have to pay parking once! The campground itself is fairly basic, but clean enough. The only downside is each site doesn't have sewer. Overall it's a good place to stay though!

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Enjoyed Fort De Soto and the beach area thoroughly. Nice area offering many options for campers and those who enjoy walking, cycling and generally relaxing. Not as busy as other areas in St. Pete's and that makes it a much nicer area to visit. The sand is also a little better and there is abundant car parking as well as... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Constantly rated one of the best beaches in America...now I know why. Did not camp here...but the faciities looked great. Cleanest most serene public beach I've been on in long time. Great facilites...

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