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Fort De Soto Park

3500 Pinellas Bayway S, Tierra Verde, FL 33715-2529
+1 727-582-2267
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Overview

  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dog beach” (181 reviews)
“east beach” (53 reviews)
“fishing pier” (95 reviews)
LOCATION
3500 Pinellas Bayway S, Tierra Verde, FL 33715-2529
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+1 727-582-2267
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"dog beach"
in 181 reviews
"east beach"
in 53 reviews
"fishing pier"
in 95 reviews
"kayak rentals"
in 48 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 129 reviews
"spanish american war"
in 27 reviews
"egmont key"
in 76 reviews
"pinellas county"
in 55 reviews
"shore birds"
in 24 reviews
"picnic area"
in 44 reviews
"sand dollars"
in 49 reviews
"bird watching"
in 30 reviews
"entry fee"
in 37 reviews
"camp store"
in 28 reviews
"favorite beach"
in 40 reviews
"the sunshine skyway bridge"
in 33 reviews
"white sand"
in 51 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped at Fort De Soto on a whim. I so badly wanted to collect really nice shells that for the most part we not broken. Jackpot!! Sand dollars everywhere, I didn't know that a live sand dollar was army green in color! Not sure...More

Thank Sandy F
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are looking for a sandy beach without the crowds (at least on the beautiful day we were there) this is a great choice. There is a $5 entry fee which seems very reasonable. The beach area was clean and the sand very soft...More

Thank tlwright19
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Friends and I went to this place at the last minute to go birding. What a beautiful place, surrounded by water on both sides, with so many activities that one can never get bored. You can hike, bike, camp, kayak, paddle board, swim, sunbathe, have...More

Thank KathleenR_28
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Soap in the dog park, despite signs saying it’s not allowed, kids climbing all over the fort and every ATM is broken. I would have bought about $30 worth of items in the gift shop, but it seems they don’t want your money if it...More

Thank TheDisneyGirl
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to the St. Petersburg area myriad times but this spring was our first time exploring Fort De Soto Park. We had a great day walking trails and enjoying the North Shore Beach. The beach area is spacious and has close parking. There was...More

Thank Erin B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this park several times one of our favourite beaches in Florida Beach in the North end is The nicest. They now charge a 5.00 entry fee but well worth the price . Nice clean change rooms and washrooms

Thank TerryK75
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here to bird the park. After arriving a little after 7:00, we found tons of shorebirds on the north beach. The Least Terns and Snowy Plovers are back in small numbers ready to nest. The park is extremely clean and well kept. This...More

1  Thank sheflew
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love Fort De Soto!!! Been coming here for over 30 years and just love the park!!! Great for beaching, fishing, camping, picnicking or just enjoying the great scenery! It is by far my favorite place!

Thank Beachgirlcpat
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Entry toll $5 .Near the parking lot few benches to have snacks. Restrooms. Nice fishing pier which gives the beautiful view of sea , cruises ,skyway bridge , dolphins. Then nice beach with sea shells n lots of birds. Nice trail . But there isn’t...More

Thank Monabhi29
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is very family friendly. They have covered areas that you can BBQ and eat. Places to kayak. And plenty of beach area. The sand is so soft and white that it looks like snow. Plenty of parking and best of all CLEAN bathrooms!

1  Thank Leslie M
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Linda F
25 March 2018|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
Uber is definitely available
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thrillho13
19 March 2018|
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Response from Gail B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do have umbrellas and chairs. I think it was $12 for the umbrella and $18 if you wanted chairs as well. We chose to lay out on our towels, but the people next to us rented chairs and an umbrella. The beach was not... More
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sphinx11
22 January 2018|
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Response from Anna F | Reviewed this property |
Hi. there is a bird and wildlife trail there specifically for this and you can find more information on the park's website
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