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Old 02-15-2017, 09:16 PM   #1
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Gulf Beachfront Campgrounds???

Looking for a beach front campgrounds either in Mississippi, Alabama or the Florida panhandle area. I like the price of national forest service campgrounds but not sure if there is anything local state or federal ran like that on or near the beach. We would prefer at least water and electric or full hookups but would consider no hookups/boondocking. Privately owned campgrounds would be considered also. Any pictures of your stay and rates would be great. Thanks for your help.
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Old 02-16-2017, 07:31 AM   #2
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Ft Pickens on Pensacola Beach is very nice, though you have to cross a road and some dunes to get to the beach. That's OK with me because the campground has shade. It's part of Gulf Islands Nat'l Seashore. Beautiful white sand beach.
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Old 02-16-2017, 09:07 AM   #3
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Because something wonderful is always happening in Bay St Louis my would be Buccaneer state park in Waveland/Bay St Louis MS.
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Ft. Desoto in St. Petersburg is very nice. Fronts both Gulf (with a beautiful beach) and the Bay with boat dockage.
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Old 02-16-2017, 09:21 AM   #5
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https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Henderson-Beach

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Stayed at both Ft. Pickens and Buccaneer. Nice campgrounds with good facilities. I seem to recall in both cases the beach was a short walk away. Early fall. No reservations, but only for a night. We always bring our dog. Dogs are not allowed on the beach at Fort Pickens. They said it was state law.
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Destin, but unsure of the name. 17 dollars a day and a pass to the beach, about 3 years ago.
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Old 02-16-2017, 10:40 AM   #8
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one of my favourites is in Texas on south padre island right on the beach, it may be too far for you?
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St. Andrews State Park in Panama City. Just there last week. Beautiful State Park.
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T.H. Stone State Park

T. H. Stone State Park in St. Joseph, FL is lovely. The Gulf Breeze campground is just across a small sand dune from the Gulf. Dogs are not allowed on the beaches in the park, but they are allowed on beaches just down the road in Cape San Blas.
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Reserved a spot at Top Sail State Park near Santa Rosa Beach, FL. We were able to make the reservation five weeks in advance, the reason being we had a small camper and could fit on the 20' sites that no one else could. We arrive there in one week so cannot speak to the park, costs were around $42/night.
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We decided to give Ft. Pickens Campground a try and they had an open weekend in April and only $26 a night for water and electric so that's perfect for our budget...hard to beat a 3 night stay within walking distance to the beach for under $80 bucks!

We plan on taking a few long weekends in the gulf area....thought about trying around Aligator Point area.

How much is St. Andrews in PC?
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If you get a rainy day or too much sunburn, check out the Museum of Naval Aviation on NAS, Pensacola. Many more great planes than you can absorb in one visit, up close and personal. Really a first rate facility, Google it.
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Indian Pass Campground is an old Florida tourist camp. If you have a canoe, it's a short paddle to St Vincent island. It's an awesome step back in time.
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