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Fort de Soto Park Campground

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have camped at Ft Desoto for over 2 years. We have never had any issues until the last two visits. Last month the camp store clerk was very rude to our kids, even though we were in the store with them noth times and...More

4  Thank Stacy1507
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, beautiful park! We were there for two weeks in January and February. Stayed in the campground and had a wonderful beach-front campsite. The only con we found was that the roads in the campground were very narrow and were bordered by trees and trash...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

The campground is a great place to stay to visit St. Petersburg. The utilities worked well and were placed well. The bathrooms were clean. The staff is friendly and hard workers. Now for the things we didn’t like. The roads are ridiculous for a large...More

Thank 7tammy
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for two nights just to get away from the city life and we loved it. We stayed in site #9, right near the waters edge facing the channel. It was just perfect. We had a constant breeze from the...More

2  Thank Scott C
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Sites right on the water, although nobody really swims there because it’s so shallow and there are stingrays. Instead, we drove to North Beach, about 15 mins away, which is white sand and a nice spot to watch the sun go down. In the campsite,...More

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17 March 2018|
Response from Scott C | Reviewed this property |
Site 48 looks nice. You have some shelter from the wind with the mangroves and you are close to the bathroom. Keep in mind the lights on the bathroom do not get turned off at night. We had to position our tent to block the... More
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
Although many sites have waterfront access, there are stingrays so nobody really swims there. Plus it’s very shallow. Good for small boats or kayaks but for swimming, we went to North beach, 10 mins drive away.
18 February 2018|
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Response from tcquilter | Reviewed this property |
I would not attempt it with a child. Between winds picking up suddenly that can cause rough waves, and some very strong tidal currents, it is not advisable or safe. I have kayaked from the campground over to Shell Key many... More
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"Note that some sites along the seawall have vegetation along the shore that might obstruct your view (sites..."
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"we loved site #20"
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"Get a camp site on the water side either way its nice but its a bit nicer!"
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