Fort De Soto Park Campground

County Park

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Pinellas Bayway South
Saint Petersburg, FL 33715
727-582-2267
727-866-9191
Official Website

GPS: 27.6349, -82.7186

Last Price Paid: $43
Number of Sites: 238
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 2 ft
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

15 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
5bars
Verizon Voice Only
2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
1bars
AT&T 3G
5bars
AT&T Voice Only
2bars
Sprint 4G/LTE
2bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
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1 review
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 168

Jean-Guy would stay here again

Reviewed May 04, 2018

Overall Rating

Ground is well kept and amenities are clean and in great shape. A pass to a he park and beaches is included in the price. Beach was voted most beautiful in the USA
Cerfew unforced after 10 pm

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This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


3 reviews
Nightly rate: $43
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 121

Nick would stay here again

“Great fun with the kids and the dog”

Reviewed May 02, 2018

Overall Rating

We had a lot of fun here at Fort De Soto. I travel in total with eight, my wife and six kids and one dog. Sites were very clean, staff was friendly, bathroom/showers clean and well-kept. The sites are tight and ours backed right up to the playground which was great for the kids. It is a five minute drive from the beach and dogs a... more

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1bars
AT&T 3G
3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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1 review
Nightly rate: $42
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 3 12 18

RAY BURR would stay here again

“I am local so here is the fishing report also.”

Reviewed Apr 02, 2018

Overall Rating

This place is beautiful, semi quiet since it is packed most of the time. I have stayed there about 20 times over the years. It is easy to get a spot on weekdays but weekends is terrible. Sometimes you have to move. I take my Kayak's and fish. I also take it out in the ocean since it is an Ocean Kayak but be very careful of the curr... more

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1bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

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Nightly rate: $35
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 233, 182

nicolesnutrition would stay here again

“Peaceful Beach Stay ”

Reviewed Jan 12, 2018

Overall Rating

This was a nice stay to get away from crowds and enjoy nature by the beach. Beautiful sunsets, many birds, funny raccoons, and some pests of course. Each site seems private. Staying at a waterfront site is very nice and worth it (on the west side). Sites are Sandy of course so you will track in sand, but that is to be expected. Laundry... more

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1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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1 review
Nightly rate: $38
Days stayed: 10
Site Number: 210

JDek would stay here again

“Hidden gem!!”

Reviewed Dec 25, 2017

Overall Rating

Great campground! We had a beautiful waterfront spot. Quiet, clean, good facilities, spacious, could drop kayak in right from our site. Camped in a 41’ class A. Some low branches brushed the roof but did no damage. But then we’re 13’6” high... took some maneuvering to back in our spot as the feeder road is not very wide and lined wi... more

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4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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@ChasingTabor
Portland, OR
22 Airstream Sport
2010 VW Touareg
13 reviews
Nightly rate: $38
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: 122

@ChasingTabor would stay here again

“WOW! Wish we could have stayed longer!”

Reviewed Nov 27, 2017

Overall Rating

This campground is a great hidden gem. Well maybe not totally hidden since it does book up a lot, but it's a county park so maybe overlooked sometimes. But that's better for you!! It is surrounded with ocean views from most of the sites, with paved bike or walking/running trails to many more beaches including a specific dog beach just ... more

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3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Journeying Jacksons
Saint Augustine, FL
17 Salem Cruise Lite 171 RB XL
2017 Ford F-150 V8 4x4
29 reviews
Nightly rate: $38
Days stayed: 4

Journeying Jacksons would stay here again

“Waterfront is worth the extra $2”

Reviewed Nov 17, 2017

Overall Rating

Gorgeous campsite on the water, they do charge $2 extra for waterfront, but it’s definitely worth it. Verizon worked well with our cell booster, but we could only use ATT at the camp store. Lots of bike trails and a beautiful beach to watch the sunset. Convenient to grocery stores and all St. Pete has to offer! Bathrooms were clean and... more

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1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Bill & Jeri RV Tr...
Palm Coast, FL
2013 Ford F150 Platinum 4x4, 3.5 Ecoboost, Max tow package; 2016 Keystone Bullet 269RLS travel trailer
39 reviews
Nightly rate: $35
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 119

Bill & Jeri RV Travels would stay here again

“Great place”

Reviewed Jun 06, 2017

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Background: this was the first place my soon to be wife and I ever camped (tent) together 45 years ago and the first picture ever taken of us as a couple was taken at the fort at that time, while I was in the USAF and stationed at MacDill AFB after returning from a tour in Vietnam. We were married a couple of months after this trip. ... more

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3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Aluminarium

27 Airstream Flying Cloud
2014 Ford F-250
268 reviews
Nightly rate: $41
Days stayed: 10
Site Number: 190, 214 & 108

Aluminarium would stay here again

“Lush campground, many sites with waterviews”

Reviewed Jan 02, 2017

Overall Rating

Pinellas County residents can make a reservation 7 months in advance, while the rest of us only have a 6 month window. I booked our sites for Christmas through New Years 6 months to the day in advance and couldn't get 1 site for the entire stay, so we had to move 2 times. We previously stayed here 10 years ago and loved it. The camp... more

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2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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CinnamonTravelers
San Ramon, CA
27 Airstream International Serenity
2015 Ford F150
6 reviews
Nightly rate: $36
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: 166

CinnamonTravelers would stay here again

“I will definitely return to this place. ”

Reviewed Aug 11, 2016

Overall Rating

There is so much to do and see. We took our bike and road for miles. The beach was lovely and on some days it was clear enough to snorkel. There are dolphins! We didn't have enough time to fish but there are plenty; fish are jumping out of the water here. There are waterways so you could rent a kayak overnight or longer. Tips: Make sur... more

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3bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

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Hookups:
  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • Partial Hookups
Connectivity:
  • wifi: yes
Recreation:
  • fishing
  • playground
  • recreation trail
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • general store
  • laundry
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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