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Gulf State Park Campground

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family decided to take the camper down to Gulf shore state park. Wow, what a wonderful time. The park is very well maintained and staffed with wonderful people. From Ms Kelly, CJ, Tom and Ranger Dave all the way to the pool and camp store. We got to see real Alligators as well as participate with Sharethebeach, the save... More 

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Pleasant View, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here the weekend after Labor Day. This is a large campground with over 400 sites but they are spread out over a large area. Lots of space with at least 50 Feet between RV's. We parked our 32 foot motor home and a car and still had space. Pads are paved and level with full hookups. We will... More 

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very glad you had a nice visit and hope you come again soon. More 

Dalton, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best state parks I have ever visited. With its own beach, pier, golf course, 10 miles of hiking/biking trails, and lots of campground spaces, Gulf State Park top notch. It is an all in one destination. One negative: The park recently closed a through road that led from the campground back to Gulf Shores so getting to... More 

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very glad you enjoyed the activities that the park offers. Closing Park Road 2 has been a bit of an experience for everyone involved. However the road is now Gopher Tortoise Trail and is part of the trail enhancements that are going to make our trail system an even better experience. Hopefully we... More 

Laurel, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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. 👍

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Campground, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Our campground staff works very hard to make each visit as enjoyable as possible. We hope you come for another visit soon. More 

Quincy, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for mentioning the Golf Course. We are very glad you had a peaceful stay and hope you come back for another visit soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are very glad you had a great visit. You will be happy to know that future plans for the park include a much shorter trail and overpass that goes from the campground to the Beach Pavilion area. But, you are correct that we do not charge for parking if you are staying at... More 

Wylie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 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 

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are so glad you had a great surprise visit. Our Nature Center has some great programs and the Snake Encounter is pretty awesome. We hope you come back soon. More 

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 

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Campground, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. We are very happy you had such a great trip. There really is so much to do here that I think you could plan an entire vacation and never leave the park. The Park has so many new things coming and we hope you come back to experience them all. More 

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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 

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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!

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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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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