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Fort de Soto Park Campground

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Just spent a week at this campground on the recommendation of area family. We have had an absolutely wonderful time. My teenage kids loved every day here. Bicycling, swimming, beach, fishing, kayaking among manatees, feeding the squirrels (sorry), the campsite, bathhouse, everything was great. We tried to book again before we leave 6 months from now and it's already full.... More 

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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

This was our first camping experience and we had a blast. The location is beautiful and we had a nice breeze all night. So we didn't die in the June heat. Although I'd still recommend a good fan. The bathrooms and showers were also clean and not too far from our camp site. The playground was a nice touch and... More 

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Thank Mrsbarley10
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This is an awesome campground!! The scenery in the campground, with all the palms and tropical plants surrounding each camp site is awesome!!! You have campers next to you but you fell you are in your own little piece of paradise the way all the palms and tropical plants separate you from the neighbor next to you. Everything is clean,... More 

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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I took my husband and kids here for the day when they came to visit, while I was down for business. There was plenty of parking, a great gift shop/ice cream/lunch stand, and beach equipment rentals. Everything was very close to the beach access, and the young man at the equipment rental was very helpful. I was pleasantly surprised, as... More 

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Reviewed 25 May 2016

We saw wild dolphins at the edge of the pier! It was amazing. There's also lots of shorebirds that fish naturally but also steal fish from the fisherman there. The pier was bustling with activity and the sunset was gorgeous. The fort is also pretty cool with remnants of old artillery guns.

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Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Stayed recently in May 2016. Was there 5 nights....no see ems got us, but no matter, was a great place to camp in our travel trailer. Pull thru site surrounded by mature tropical foliage, private and inviting. Grill at your site, large picnic table, clean area all around. Water views, laundry,shower bath facilities. Wifi in the store...close to beaches, restaurants,... More 

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Darien, Georgia
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

This is our goto place to camp. We love it and the kids love it. It's nice to be able to go somewhere and be able to relax while the kids can play in the water and out without having to constantly be beside them. Excellent place, camp in the shade and a short drive to the beach if you... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Visited here in the afternoon with friends to have a sandwich supper on the beach and watch the sunset - we had unseasonably cool temp with low humidity for this time of year! Beautiful, sunny afternoon relaxing with very few other people around. After eating decided to explore the park and fort - was very windy on the beach! Many... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We had visited the beach at Fort de Soto Park but had never stayed. We had for families stayed on 2 camp sites. We had a total of 8 kids ages 3 to 10. They had a GREAT time! the adults loved it too. Overall I would recommend this place, a couple things did not make it an excellent (only... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Travel to Tampa about every three months. Each time try out a different beach. This one rates at the top. There are a couple of minor tolls and then 5. for parking at the State Park. Beach is a salt and pepper looking mixture which is quite different from the other beaches in the area. Went on a Sunday and... More 

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Additional Information about Fort de Soto Park Campground

Address: 3500 Pinellas Bayway, St. Petersburg, FL
Region: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Number of rooms: 241
Also Known As:
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“Staying on the water was enjoyable for us”
 of 5 bubbles kevinr579, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“check the website for spots with good water views”
 of 5 bubbles frankl380, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“1-85 are for tents and popups”
 of 5 bubbles 139edc, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“View the site maps offered on the website to see the layout and which sites are waterfront and allow motorhomes, etc.”
 of 5 bubbles storiem, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“There are several beach areas, so exploring the park is part of the fun.”
 of 5 bubbles mjudd448, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
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