We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Fort de Soto Park Campground

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in St. Petersburg
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Fort de Soto Park Campground
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

187 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 177: English reviews
Kissimmee, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful campground with electric and water hookup . Booked 6 months in advance and was so worth it despite the cold front right on the night we arrived . Every site has a grill and picnic table . Our site , 72 was big enough that it won't feel too crowded even with 2 cars parked on the site ....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank williego1965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our Christmas vacation was to St Petersburg Florida. We found Fort Desota camp ground on trip advisor. We did not camp here but certainly took advantage of their beautiful beach. There is no better way to spend Christmas day than soaking in the sun on the gorgeous snow white beach. We visited both beaches but the best is the north...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Cheryl K
Plymouth, Indiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even though this park is always stuffed it never seems too busy or crowded. Campsites are well organized with plenty of privacy. If you can't get a reservation keep in mind they hold ten percent back and those become available on Friday mornings at 7am eastern time when booked online. Good bathrooms too. No cell service at campsites but can...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank lrltshw
Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many low hanging trees and the roads are tight. But they are clear enough for your rig. Sand every where. We had trouble receiving Dish service without a 200' cable. These are not complaints, only warnings. Please don't complain because you thought this was something else. The sites were well shaded. I sit outside most of the time....

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Randy B
Wesley Chapel, Florida
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Excellent, beautiful camp sites with very clean bathroom and shower facilities(w/hot water). Camped by beach. What an experience for a novice family. Camp site was very clean and well maintained. Plenty of room to park cars and set up tents. Beach was clean and the views were breathtaking. Well maintained bike paths around the island.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Lalani94
Davenport, Florida
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Yes this is a nice park, but I do not understand what all the excitement is about? The sites are small and close the roads are narrow. Unless you have a water site forget getting you kayaks in the water with ease, you will have to travel to a boat launch. The rangers are nice and the volunteers are amazing....

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Tamara T
Waverly, Iowa
Reviewed October 11, 2016

We stayed at the campground in August 2016. Thankfully, we had a pop-up camper with air conditioning as Florida weather this time of year is brutally hot. Occasional rain showers and sweltering heat would make tent camping difficult. Of course, the weather is not the fault of the campground. Just be prepared. Overall, the campground was good - bathrooms were...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kevin R
Winter Haven, Florida
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Had a great visit. JC at the front desk offered great local directions and local suggestions for cuisine. Beach was well taken care of and extremely clean. Great people and great campsite options. Coming back soon.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank TMBoyd1957
Darien, Georgia
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Another good visit to Fort Desoto Campground. Third year in a row and still a favorite place. We were on the west side of loop one. Not much breeze but still bearable.The kids loved the kayaking and fishing. Ants were all over the place and the raccoons were worse this year.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Ed C
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful campground Plenty to do if you love the ocean. Pricey but memorable. No sewer but big sites, several pull thru. Has section for tents one for pets and one to handle he largest RV. Beaches close by, even a dog beach. No license to fish from either pier.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jim G
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

156 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (156)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (15)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (8)
Viewed
View from Room (12)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (4)
Viewed
Other (117)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near St. Petersburg
5.3 mi away
Loews Don CeSar Hotel
Loews Don CeSar Hotel
#8 of 32 in St. Pete Beach
3,172 reviews
4.0 mi away
Coconut Inn
Coconut Inn
#2 of 32 in St. Pete Beach
607 reviews
4.1 mi away
Inn on the Beach
Inn on the Beach
#1 of 32 in St. Pete Beach
497 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
5.5 mi away
Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove
Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove
#18 of 41 in St. Petersburg
539 reviews
5.7 mi away
Beach House Suites by Loews Don CeSar
5.5 mi away
The Kimpton Hotel Zamora
The Kimpton Hotel Zamora
#9 of 32 in St. Pete Beach
500 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Fort de Soto Park Campground

Address: 3500 Pinellas Bayway, St. Petersburg, FL
Location: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Number of rooms: 241
Also Known As:
Fort De Soto Park Campground Hotel St. Petersburg
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travelers have asked, with answers from Fort de Soto Park Campground staff and other travelers.
21 questions
Ask a question
Kissimmee, Florida
over a year ago
9 days ago
Kissimmee, Florida
15 days ago

See all questions (21)

Questions? Get answers from Fort de Soto Park Campground staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Why this review shows up on Hotels I don't know. I used the search and it sent me here. This is a campground review.”
 of 5 bubbles 72randyb, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“book early”
 of 5 bubbles Lalani94, Dec 5, 2016 | Read review
“Staying on the water was enjoyable for us”
 of 5 bubbles kevinr579, Oct 11, 2016 | Read review
“check the website for spots with good water views”
 of 5 bubbles frankl380, Jun 29, 2016 | Read review
“1-85 are for tents and popups”
 of 5 bubbles 139edc, May 12, 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question