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Address: 3500 Pinellas Bayway S, Tierra Verde, FL 33715-2529
Phone Number: +1 727-582-2267
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What a great place!!!!

This is one of the nicest state parks I have been to. There is so much to do. You can fish, kayak, walk the beach, see historic sites, etc. I took a very long walk on North Beach... read more

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somers, ny
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somers, ny
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is one of the nicest state parks I have been to. There is so much to do. You can fish, kayak, walk the beach, see historic sites, etc. I took a very long walk on North Beach on the morning that I was leaving just to get a final taste of Florida beaches and hoping to see a dolphin... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lots of birdwatching. Excellent bathrooms scattered throughout. Fort is historic. Piers are fun to watch serious fishing. Even dolphins. Yesterday one guy caught a huge ray!

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Richmond Hill, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ft. De Soto is a true treasure. This park has something for everyone (including pets). There are miles of bike/walking trails, beautiful camping, truly magnificent views everywhere. It has a dog beach and dog play area. Can also look for some fun geocaches as well. The boat ramp is incredible--I've never seen one so large. It looks like around 40... More 

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Tampa, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A true treasure. We have visited many times over the years. Camping with the scouts, beach sunset bocci ball with the church youth, picnics on North Beach with friends, and family time with our kids. If history is your thing, the Fort and surrounding grounds offer a self-guided tour. If you love nature: Florida scrub, sea oats, mangroves, sea birds,... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This park, which is located at Mullet Key, is truly a park for everyone. It's got beautiful beaches, a museum, an old fort, a popular pier, Spanish War era cannons, jumping dolphins, lots of sand dollars, camping site and tons of parking spaces. It does cost $5 to park your car for the whole day which is cheap and so... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the perfect location to fish, kayak, camp, or hike. We spent the day fishing here. There are plenty of sites and staff is friendly. It is centrally located. Lots to do from renting bikes, fishing, beaches, camping, and more. Grounds and restrooms and very clean. Stores centrally located as well. There is plenty of wildlife all around.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fabulous beach... here on Thursday afternoon. Not crowded at all. Lovely shells everywhere. Soft sands too. Now it is November so the water is rather chilly. But had a great time anyway!!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were driving around while on vacation and ended up at Fort De Soto. We found a beach area that had restrooms, outdoor showers, and picnic tables. As we walked closer to the water I thought I was walking on sand but was surprised to see that it was actually a ton of very small seashells that eventually led to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time relaxing on the beautiful beach. If you enjoy finding shells, this is a good place to do that. The best part was going out on the pier. We got to see several people catching fish. The coolest thing was watching the dolphins jumping out of the water. They actually snatched a fisherman's fish that he... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented bicycles for $10.00 each for a 1 hour ride. Beautiful pathways for bicycles along the water. Safe and fun filled. Parking is $5.00 for the day.

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