Camping at Fort De Soto

Come rediscover the meaning of family and being together in nature.

The fort campground is a beautiful facility with 238 private camp sites catering to all types of campers from the tent camper, to the fifth wheel, to the luxury highway motor home. All the camp sites have electric and water connections, and many have front views of the inland water and direct access to the Gulf of Mexico by boat.  To make a camping reservation please contact the Campground reservation system.

The facilities include picnic tables, grills, water, electricity, washers, dryers, sanitary disposal stations, modern restrooms, showers, play areas, and a camp store.

Popup camper at the Fort De Soto Campground

Popup camper at the campground.

If you prefer to make reservations in person you can visit the Parks and Conservation Resources administrative office at 12520 Ulmerton Road in Largo or call 727-582-2100. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

There is also a primitive Youth Camping Area at Fort De Soto that can accommodate up to 90 people.

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Tent camping at Fort De Soto

Tent camping at Fort De Soto under the palm trees

Some of the campsites have lovely water views and small water craft can be launched from there. Additionally, there is a large boat ramp just a few minutes from the campground. Protected anchorage for campers at no charge.

Don’t forget to bring the coffee for a beautiful sunrise!

Campground Area #2 is pet friendly, areas #1 and #3 are no pets allowed.

Enjoy the sunrise or sunset at the campground

Enjoy a sunrise or sunset at the campground

Campground store

Campground store

Campground Office hours at Fort De Soto Park are Saturday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. / Friday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

WiFi is available at the camp store and office.

The all weather day room is sometimes referred to as “The Fort De Soto Living Room”

Campground Day Room

Campground Day Room

Come relax. Enjoy the views. Paddle on the water. Bring the family and have fun!