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Fort De Soto Park

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3500 Pinellas Bayway S, Tierra Verde, FL 33715-2529
+1 727-582-2267
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3500 Pinellas Bayway S, Tierra Verde, FL 33715-2529
+1 727-582-2267
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This beach is the best beach in Florida, it is secure, quiet and calm. What I like from this beach is that is not crowded and that make it kids friendly. To get inside the park there is a 5.00 fee per car.

Thank Carrasquillom
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

North beach is and has for a number of years been my favorite beach in Florida. Layout keeps changing as nature keeps moving the sand around and creating new sandbars, but good for walks, shelling and just spending the day. Location is also such that...More

Thank smenot
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed three nights and enjoyed the quiet and natural sites of this park, located a short drive from the hustle and bustle of St Pete Beaches. The county park features the ruins of an early 20th century fort and some excellent beaches and picnic...More

Thank KD4ML
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well its just beautiful can't say enough of the white sand beaches and the fishing the boating sand bars its amazing we are going back in end of august for camping can't wait!

Thank None Y
Reviewed 4 days ago

My brother and his family were visiting from Las Vegas and had never seen such a beautiful and real beach.

Thank oahudrew
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

North beach is ridiculously beautiful. Don't miss it. A long stretch of white, powder sand as far as you can see.

Thank onemomoftwo
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful state park. We decided to do a day trip to see the fort and beach. There is a lot history surrounding the fort so read the informational placards along the self guided route. Battery Laidley was the primary defense for Fort De Soto. The...More

1  Thank Wendy N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went Kayaking for 2.5 hours here and saw countless Manatee. We've never encountered them before while kayaking, so this was just awesome! After Kayaking, we went to their Pier, and then down to their North Beach. That was a georgous beach! The fellas at...More

Thank Victoria C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a diamond in the rough. Or hidden gem, however you want to look at it. There are miles of beaches with soft white sand and clear waters, or you can trek through the 1000 miles of beautiful Florida land. The campgrounds are...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 weeks camping at Fort Desoto Park in our Airstream. The overall park, beach, and amenities are exceptional. You have to wonder if there is a more all encompassing place anywhere in FL? All our interactions with the park staff and rangers were...More

1  Thank Mebeve
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Tara M
June 16, 2017|
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Response from Motion22 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see a rental shop
June 15, 2017|
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Response from PatFlUsa | Reviewed this property |
July weather is going to be Hot and humid everywhere in Florida. The fire pit is $3/ night or you can buy one there for $28.99 and keep it or bring your own - its just an aluminum bucket.
May 22, 2017|
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Response from osprey04 | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen any place that rents poles but If you google it that's the best way to find a place if they rent them sorry I couldn't help more