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Gulf State Park Campground

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 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...

Thank Jojoma283
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...

Reviewed 1 August 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...

Thank Furjennings
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.

Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 14 July 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...

2Thank amydcrnp
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.

Reviewed 13 July 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...

Thank Anita A
Reviewed 28 May 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
Reviewed 18 May 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...

Thank MW66325
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are happy that everything got worked out for your visit. We hope you come back for another visit soon.

Pensacola Beach, Florida
Reviewed 15 April 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...

Thank Dcrosby007
Reviewed 9 April 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-...

Thank carpe_diem_GA
Saraland, Alabama
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

If you come this place will ruin you for other campgrounds. Large sites, clean restrooms. Whole campground is as neat as a pin. Great bike riding and walking trails. Daily activities abound for every age. I have been coming here for over 40 years and no other place is going to come close to what is offered here. Parking on...

Thank Ladye A
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Location is fabulous! Price is a little high for what you get. There is not WiFi in the camp ground or cable tv. Other RV parka in the area offer both for less. They keep it grounds clean. There is a ton of snow birds in this particular park. The water pressure was really low which was aggravating. Nice walking...

1Thank JBellavia

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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 

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Address: 22050 Campground Rd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Region: United States > Alabama > Gulf Shores
Number of rooms: 496
Also Known As:
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“My review is for campground onlyjjjnñnnn'uh”
jlsmith3395, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“drive thrus on the canal are great but you need to be alert for alligators!”
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“We enjoyed being by the water.”
901anitaa, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“This is not a hotel.”
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“The newer larger cabins look wonderful from the outside!”
gandmac, 9 May 2015 | Read review
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