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Deserving of a great reputation

The park offer beautiful scenery facing the Gulf and the Bay, with beautiful white beaches... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tom F
Sheffield, Alabama
Great Campground

This is a difficult campground to get reservations as they stay booked all the time but if your... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Tamassee, South Carolina
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“shady pines”(36 reviews)
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One of the top beaches in 1995.
8899 Cape San Blas Rd, Port Saint Joe, FL 32456-4014
+1 850-227-1327
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful scenes park. Lovely trails and beaches. Great bay access. Very very disappointed in the actions the park took shortly after the recent hurricane concerning the gas cans and generators. I am embarrassed for the park and the way they tried to handle the situation....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The park offer beautiful scenery facing the Gulf and the Bay, with beautiful white beaches, wetlands, great camping sites with showers, bathrooms, canoe rentals, and much more.

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is a difficult campground to get reservations as they stay booked all the time but if your lucky to book a site you will not be disappointed! Keep in mind that the campsites are tight and small. So a very larger camper may have...More

1  Thank 63JB63
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We love going to St. Joseph peninsula state park. The beach is always clean, as is the restrooms. The park staff are always helpful. If in the area you should go for the afternoon!

1  Thank foothillsfaces
Reviewed 3 October 2018

If you enjoy exploring the outdoors, St. Joseph State Park is a must. Hammock Trail takes you on a beautiful walk through the woods, emptying you onto the pristine St. Joseph Bay. Aquatic life is abundant when exploring the bay. Be careful though and watch...More

3  Thank GrandTour817506
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

St.Joseph Penninsula State Park is a treasure of nature tucked away outside of Cape San Blas, FL. We only wished we had found this peaceful and serene place earlier during our trip to this enchanting area. This is a haven for families to fish, swim,...More

1  Thank dohar1968
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Stayed in the Gulf Breeze RV sites right off the beach. Quiet beautiful setting backing up to marsh lands. Almost all the sites look level enough to not need blocks under the tires. Nice natural barriers between many of the sites. North Bathroom/Shower is the...More

1  Thank ThomasH133
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Really nice beaches and lots to do, nature wise. We did not camp here, but the camping sites looked wonderful.

1  Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 13 September 2018

It is well worth the trip if you are visiting anywhere nearby. The drive along the beach is fantastic.

1  Thank hd452016
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We really enjoyed the natural beauty here. It was a real hidden gem and hardly anybody there to share the beach with. The pine trees are special here and it is why they say the forest meets the sea here. Definitely worth a visit if...More

1  Thank eojantonellis
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15 October 2018|
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Response from FroMonster | Reviewed this property |
Based on aerial video the road between the camp store and the first Campground was completely washed away. The Cape from that point north has become an island and is cut off with no road access. We'll have to wait to see if... More
Heather L
13 July 2018|
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Response from AZtraveler624 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! We enjoyed St. Joe Peninusla State Park a lot, you can snorkel in the bay and then walk across the street to enjoy the gulf. It is at the tip of Cape San Blas, about 20 minutes from Port St. Joe. Google the park website... More
jonathan t
9 June 2018|
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Response from AZtraveler624 | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe you can drive it, hiking trails all over though. The trails go through quite a bit of woodsy areas, so may be hot and buggy in the summer.