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Fort de Soto Park Campground

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Plymouth, Indiana
Reviewed 30 December 2016 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...

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Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 28 December 2016

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....

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3Thank Randy B
Wesley Chapel, Florida
Reviewed 5 December 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.

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Davenport, Florida
Reviewed 18 October 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....

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Waverly, Iowa
Reviewed 12 October 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...

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Winter Haven, Florida
Reviewed 1 October 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.

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Darien, Georgia
Reviewed 26 September 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.

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
Reviewed 9 September 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.

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Lakeland
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

A wonderful campground, some sites just for pets, campground store, plentiful shower houses, hot water, clean park even after storms. Friendly staff. Your campground receipt gets you into all 4 beaches for free. Privacy between lots.

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We learned of Fort DeSoto Park Campground and decided to take a day trip during our recent trip to Tampa. What a gem, will try to return with our RV sometime in the next year. The proximity to the gulf beaches is wonderful. We toured Fort DeSoto, had lunch at the beach snack hut and truly enjoyed the afternoon in...

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Address: 3500 Pinellas Bayway, St. Petersburg, FL
Region: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Number of rooms: 241
Also Known As:
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“Book early”
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“This is a great campground!”
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“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.”
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