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Fort De Soto Park

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Address: 3500 Pinellas Bayway S, Tierra Verde, FL 33715-2529
Phone Number: 727-582-2267
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We read about this lovely place and decided to have a day out- even although our hotel is a minute to a lovely beach. The park is worth the short drive from Treasure Island and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Savannah, Georgia
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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We read about this lovely place and decided to have a day out- even although our hotel is a minute to a lovely beach. The park is worth the short drive from Treasure Island and beyond beaches and the tiny entrance fee- please know that our State Parks are so wonderfully situated- is totally worth it. We decided on North... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have visited this beautiful beach which is part of a national park. Calm waters, plenty of beach and a fishing pier. There is also somewhere for you to get a drink and a snack. Be aware that there are thousands of mosquitos!!! And that parking is 5 dollars plus 50 cents for a toll but worth it if you... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We needed to escape the hustle and bustle of Orlando and we could not have found a more perfect spot. The whole park has secluded beach after secluded beach with the right amount of amenities so as not to spoil the location. There are also some beaches with life guards for you own safety. Whilst we were swimming a dolphin... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is our favourite beach to visit when we go on holiday here. The beach is fantastic with cool sand and has plenty of place to explore. There is also an abundance of wildlife and on our visits there we have seen dolphins, manatees, stingrays, and many different birds. You can also get fantastic homemade lemonade from the snack bar.... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a beautiful park and beach. We really fell in love with this park, the beach was gorgeous and after hours of enjoying the crystal clear water stopped to visit the fort and ended our visit with a view of the Skyline bridge from the other end of the park. What a perfect day! looking forward to a return visit

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Woodley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great time driving down from Atlanta to Florida.. we ended up Camping in this beautiful quiet area of Tampa. Watching the Flying fish at night was such a site. People were respectful and quite at night. Whilst swimming with a mate we were welcomed by two dolphins who came to say hello,this was Amazing and made the trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were lucky enough to get a campsite early in the week to spend the weekend. We had a blast as there was so much to see and do. Our next trip is in the works but decided we may opt for a cooler time of year to be able to bike more and swat at mosquitoes and no-see-um's a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After visiting the Honeymoon state park, we wanted to find a good beach in the Tampa Bay St Pete area but none of them could be compared, not even Siesta beach nor Venice beach. And then we found out about this county park. It is one of the best beaches that we have been to in the area. The park... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There is no one here through the week. We went on a Thursday and a Saturday. We walked through the Fort which was interesting. We also watched fisherman from the pier and came back before we flew home to watch the dolphins from the pier one last time. Saturday was more crowded, we arrived early but as we left you... More 

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Durham, North Carolina, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great quick trip here. Everyone enjoyed the fort and museum. The beach was beautiful and we saw sea stars and dolphins during our visit! Very nice park and if it wasn't for a severe thunderstorm we would have stayed a lot longer!

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