15 Amazing Reasons You’ll Want to Camp at Gulf Shores State Park

If you’re not from the southern US, then you’ll be happy to be let in on one of the south’s best-kept secrets: the Alabama Gulf Coast is incredible!  

Gulf State Park is one of our favorite places to camp in Alabama. We can’t wait to share all the details with you. Keep reading to get the scoop and plan a fun beach trip! 

15 Reasons You’ll Want to Camp at Gulf Shores State Park

Gulf Shores State Park Campground is a great place to stay. The campground itself is 1.5 miles from the white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. 

1. Gulf State Park Campground is 1.5 Miles from the Beach

2. The Campground Has Over 500 Campsite

The campground offers 496 full hookups (W/S/E) campsites with concrete pads and picnic tables In addition, there are back-in sites and pull-thru sites. 

Self-Guided Tours

If you’re camping at Gulf State Park Campground, a free parking pass comes with your campsite reservations that can be used to drive to the other beaches that are part of Gulf State Park. 

3. Free Parking Pass to Any Gulf State Park Beach

4. Incredible Hiking & Biking Trails at Gulf State Park

Be sure to pack good hiking shoes and a bike because you don’t want to miss out on exploring the 28 miles of trails Gulf State Park has to offer. 

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