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Laurel, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We used to take the RV down to the campgrounds in Gulf Shores, AL several times a year. This is a very nice, clean campground with five star pads, baths, tennis, pool, biking and hiking and laundry. 👍

Thank jlsmith3395
Quincy, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at the park in our Class A Motorhome. Our site was a pull thru on the canal with a great view. Was not very busy because it was very hot and this is the off season. Both nights we were there an alligator floated by within feet of us. One night he started our way so we went back... More 

Thank patty1981553
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you have an RV or you enjoy camping in a tent, you can't beat the price to stay so close to the beach! We stayed a week in our travel trailer and can't wait to go back! The pool facilities were very clean and well maintained. The bike and walking trails were fantastic and the access to the beach... More 

Thank Jojoma283
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 7 was looking for someplace to geocache and we stumbled upon this place! There are over 150+ geocaches at the state park and we found 8 of them very easily! The grounds and hiking paths were very well maintained. After geocaching we found the nature center. The lady in the nature center was so friendly. The kids... More 

Thank Furjennings
Birmingham, Alabama
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Gulf State is one of our favorite campgrounds. In addition to rv sites, they offer cabins (some dog friendly) and primitive camping. Some sites are on the lake. We camped in a travel trailer. The campground itself is clean and well maintained as are the air-conditioned bath houses. The campground is a little over a mile from the park's beach... More 

1 Thank amydcrnp
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We had a great time at Gulf State Park. Our family went for Memorial Day. The beach is about 1/2 a mile away which is perfect. The park has a large swimming pool and a splash pad for the kids. It was a great time to relax. It was our first time there but it will not be our last... More 

Thank Anita A
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

The pavilion is fantastic! It was $6 to park (come and go all day). There were drink machines and clean bathrooms. There was a concession stand but it wasn't open the day we went. We loved it! We will be going back again soon!

Thank Jennifer B
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I can't say enough for the reservation staff at this park...there was a mix up with our boy scout camping reservation and rather than throwing their hands in the air and saying that they couldn't help us, they worked very, very hard to accommodate all of our needs. I am always impressed with Gulf State Park and I cannot wait... More 

Thank MW66325
Pensacola Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

I am sure the reviews of how awesome this place are endless... I mean really how do you critic something near perfection??? The bathrooms are always clean, the viewing of wild life is phenomenal & the location is perfect... You can spend days wandering the park it is so big & when your hot you can cool off in the... More 

Thank Dcrosby007
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

A nice mix of natural beauty, a private setting, and quick access to everything made this destination perfect for our spring break with our 10 and 14 year old. We stayed in cottage #2 on Lake Shelby which offered Great Lake views, open green space for the kids to play, a playground and a few piers to walk out on-... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Approximately 1.5 miles from the white sands of the gulf beaches, Gulf State Park offers a 496-site improved campground including 11 modern bathhouses, pull-thru sites, back-in sites, water front campsites, and ADA accessible sites. Tents are also welcome in our campground. Great for spending time with family and friends, all camping pads are paved and big enough for large RVs with pullouts. All sites have water, sewer and electricity (20, 30, and 50 amp), a picnic table, and pedestal grill. There are laundry facilities and recycling bins located beside the Campstore to accommodate our guests. There are two playgrounds located in the campground. Gulf State Park offers very limited WiFi service and cannot guarantee service. New to Gulf State Park are 11 brand new primitive camping sites that include stone campfire rings, grill tops, and picnic tables. These new sites are nestled among the trees and on the creek, and include access to the bathhouses, playgrounds, and laundry facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gulf State Park Campground

Address: 22050 Campground Rd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Location: United States > Alabama > Gulf Shores
Number of rooms: 496
Also Known As:
Gulf State Park Hotel Gulf Shores
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