Fort DeSoto Park is a mecca for everything recreation in the St. Pete Beach area.  From relaxing on its pristine white beaches to cycling down their stunning nature trail, kayaking along the water's edge, and more, there are tons of opportunities for having fun in the sun at Fort De Soto Park.

Camping is one of the most popular activities at this state park providing St. Pete Beach residents and visitors alike with one of the most beautiful camping atmospheres in the state.

Imagine winding down your day to the beautiful sunset over the beach then waking up to the sounds of the waves crashing on the shore, all while having great activities like cycling, hiking, swimming, and more right at your disposal.

Fort De Soto Park has 238 different campsites throughout the premises.  Each site includes access to fresh water, electric with 30 to 50 amp service, picnic tables and charcoal grills.  There are also modern restrooms with showers, easy access to a laundry room, and a camp store on site to provide you with necessary supplies you might've forgotten.  Pets are also permitted at each Fort De Soto Park campsite.

If you're looking for a spectacular view, the waterfront campsites are a great bet.  Each site is situated along a seawall that skirts the campground's outer banks with trees and other lush foliage providing privacy between each campsite.

The camping rate at Fort De Soto Park is $30 per night for tents, vans and pop-ups and $35 for RVs and trailers.  Waterfront premium sites are $1 extra and there's an extra $2.50 seasonal fee from January through April.  Camping reservations can be made in advance at the Fort De Soto Park website or by calling the park at 727-893-9185.