Rule/Information Sheet Boating Restrictions
Reservation Instructions  

Welcome to the Camping Area of Fort De Soto Park!
Camping Fees Sites 1-85 Sites 86-236
NIGHTLY RATE $30.00 $35.00
TOURIST DEVELOPMENT TAX 6% 1.80 2.10
STATE TAX 7% 2.10 2.45
TOTAL $33.90 $39.55

RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING FORT DE SOTO CAMPING AREA
3500 PINELLAS BAYWAY SOUTH - TIERRA VERDE, FL 33715

RESERVATION OFFICES HOURS PHONE
      (Information Only)
CAMP OFFICE FORT DE SOTO PARK DAILY 8a.m.-9p.m. (727)582-2267
CLEARWATER OFFICE 631 CHESTNUT STREET MON.-FRI. 8a.m.-5p.m. (727)582-2100

FACILITIES
  • Sites 1-85 have been designated for the tent, van or pop-up camper.
  • Sites 86-233 are designed and equipped to accommodate all camping units.
  • All sites have water and electrical hookup (max. 30 amp service), picnic table, and a charcoal grill.
  • A camp store, dump stations, and modern restrooms with showers and laundry facilities are provided for your convenience.
  • Pets are permitted in Area 2 only (Sites 86-164).

ADVANCE RESERVATION REQUIREMENTS

  • ALL RESERVATIONS MUST BE CHECKED UPON ARRIVAL AS IT MAY HAVE BEEN NECESSARY TO CHANGE SITES.
  • May not be made more than 6 months in advance.
  • Maximum of fourteen (14) nights.
  • CREDIT CARDS, CASH OR PERSONAL CHECKS for the full amount is required before a reservation can be recorded.
  • Reservations are limited to a maximum of TWO (2) per individual per day.
  • A reservation does not automatically imply an option to extend your stay.
  • From January through April occupancy is limited to 14 nights in any 30-day period. From May through December occupancy may be extended for an additional 14 nights depending upon availability of campsites.
  • ONLINE RESERVATIONS AT: http://www.pinellascounty.org/park/

OCCUPANCY LIMITATIONS
Campsite occupancy is limited to ONE of the following groups of camping rigs:

A. One motor home and two vehicles.
B. One pop-up and two vehicles.
C. One tent and two vehicles.

D. One travel trailer and two vehicles.
E. One pick-up truck with mounted camping rig and two vehicles.

NOTE 

There must be at least one adult on each site. In addition, one small tent for children and/or one boat trailer is allowed on each site. Six person limit per campsite.
NOT PERMITTED
  • REFUNDS
  • ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
  • ORGANIZED GROUP CAMPING
  • REMOVING TABLES FROM SITES
  • SWIMMING IN CAMP AREA
  • USE OF GASOLINE POWERED GENERATORS
  • GROUND FIRES
  • CAMPING IN OTHER THAN APPROVED SITES

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • CAMPERS ARE ADVISED TO PROTECT THEIR PERSONAL PROPERTY.
  • CURFEW is at 10:00 p.m. – All unregistered guests must leave the camp area at that time.
  • CHECK-OUT TIME is 11:00 a.m. CHECK IN: 1:00p.m.Please be considerate of others by checking out on time.
  • The front gate is locked at 9:00 p.m. – Campers please obtain the combination when you check in.
  • All campers are cautioned not to remove, damage, or deface trees, shrubs, or plantings. All wildlife is protected by county ordinance.
  • Between 9:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., CALL 911 to report any medical emergencies.
  • To contact a park ranger between 9 p.m.-8 a.m., call the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office at 582-6200. A park ranger will be dispatched.
VIOLATORS OF THE ABOVE RULES MAY BE DIRECTED TO VACATE THE CAMPGROUND WITHOUT REFUND.
IN THE EVENT OF A SERIOUS INFRACTION, A CITATION MAY BE ISSUED.

PLEASE DO NOT FEED THE WILDLIFE
‘A PINELLAS COUNTY PARK’