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Gulf State Park Campground

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Saraland, Alabama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you come here, you will be spoiled for camping anywhere else. Spots are large and very level. Bathrooms are always kept pristine. We spend our time riding bicycles and doing the trails. Perfect for families. In the cooler times, it gets pretty windy on the water front. Spots in 200's a lot of kids and noises because it is...

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Come back and see us again soon!

Havana, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with in-laws to Gulf Shores in their motor home for a week. Stayed at this campground and let me tell you, this campground was clean. Bath houses were cleaned at least 3 times a day. So many miles of hiking and biking trails for you to use. Will come back again. Lot of different wildlife to see.

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review about our campground. We are so glad you enjoyed your time here. We like to pride ourselves on having clean facilities and we are so glad you noticed! We hope you will come back and see us again soon!

Palmer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great park with many amenities. We camped in a 35 ft 5th wheel in late February. The weather was in the 70's and our site was level and large. There is some foliage between sites, but unfortunately the campground is not heavily wooded, nor are the sites very private. On the other hand, there is more than...

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review about our park. We always enjoy glowing reviews! We are so thrilled that you enjoy our park so much. Please come back and see us again soon!

Crawfordsville, Indiana
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

The Nature Center was informative and fun for the kids (and adults). The gentleman working in there was happy to answer all of our questions. He brought a box turtle out for the kids to pet and they were intrigued. They have a great variety of shells, which was what we were looking for in particular, and we learned what...

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about our park. We love the Nature Center and are thrilled that you and your family visited. Come back and see us again soon. We have weekly activities, nature walks, and animal encounters!

Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We drove our RV with towed vehicle in for a few days and, after one night, extended our stay for over a week. The spaces might not all be tucked away and private but they sure are spacious and clean. Each site includes full hookups ( yes, sewer, too), cement L shaped pads, and a large picnic table. The park...

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Campground, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about our park. We are so glad that you have enjoyed our facilities and amenities. We take pride in our park and it is always nice to be recognized. Thank you again and we look forward to having you back.

Orange Beach, Alabama
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The camp ground was very nice. The state park has many trails for hiking, walking and biking. There are bathrooms, water fountains, swings, benches and picnic tables along the trails. We even saw alligators in the stream that leads to Lake Shelby. I found wild persimmons.

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our park. We are happy that you enjoyed our trails and campground. We hope you will come back and visit us again soon!

Raymore, Missouri
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is our 4th year coming to the park to camp. We normally are here in March for a week with our youngest son and his friends and this year 3 weeks in January with just ourselves. The campground is well kept with large spots. The walking/bike trails are numerous and maintained with new additions this year. The entrance to...

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Campground, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about our park. January is a beautiful time here in the park. We are very glad that you enjoy it here and we look forward to having you back!

Rogersville
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We have stayed here before in the winter months but this winter did not top off our motor home's propane tank before arriving. Decided to call and get a delivery from numerous local dealers. As it turns out, the State Park prohibits delivery of propane to the camp ground. So if you plan to use propane to heat your motor...

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our campground. I'm unsure of why propane delivery is not allowed but I will have someone look into that. We apologize for the inconvenience. We are glad that everything else here at the park was a positive experience and we hope you will come back and visit us again...

Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The campground had spacious lots and clean showers and bathrooms. Quiet and peaceful for the most part. Do not reserve a site on Raccoon Rd if you want quiet. It's the main road to all sites. It's a busy road. Most do not obey the speed limit. The only down sides are fire ants. They are being treated but watch...

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our campground. We do apologize about your pants and have notified the campground manager to address the issue, as well as the booking issue. We are glad that you had an overall good experience with sites and facilities, and we apologize for the inconvenience.

Illinois
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Gulf State Park has alot going for it. The most important thing in our opinion is LOCATION. It's in the middle of Gulf Coast activities, but feels far far away from the frenzy of the high rise condos and tourist craziness. More bike & hiking trails are being added - we biked and hiked all that were available - a...

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our park. We are very happy that you had a positive experience with us. Come back and visit our campground again soon!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Approximately 1.5 miles from the white sands of the gulf beaches, Gulf State Park offers a 496-site improved campground including 11 modern bathhouses, pull-thru sites, back-in sites, water front campsites, and ADA accessible sites. Tents are also welcome in our campground. Great for spending time with family and friends, all camping pads are paved and big enough for large RVs with pullouts. All sites have water, sewer and electricity (20, 30, and 50 amp), a picnic table, and pedestal grill. There are laundry facilities and recycling bins located beside the Campstore to accommodate our guests. There are two playgrounds located in the campground. Gulf State Park offers very limited WiFi service and cannot guarantee service. New to Gulf State Park are 11 brand new primitive camping sites that include stone campfire rings, grill tops, and picnic tables. These new sites are nestled among the trees and on the creek, and include access to the bathhouses, playgrounds, and laundry facilities. ... more   less 

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Address: 22050 Campground Rd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Region: United States > Alabama > Gulf Shores
Number of rooms: 496
Also Known As:
Gulf State Park Hotel Gulf Shores
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