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Old Mar 5th 2019, 9:43 pm
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Question RV Parks - Gulf Coast

Me and the Mrs looking to retreat down to the Gulf coast for a couple of months end of 2019.
Anyone have any recommendations or done this recently?
Any areas or places to avoid?
We have No pets/No children
We have a small RV motorhome, 25 feet, need somewhere not too noisy with power/sewage waste links.
Texas/Louisiana/Mississippi/Alabama/Florida
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Old Mar 6th 2019, 11:18 pm
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Gulf Shores State Park. If you can find availability you can book for up to one month in the winter. The online web site for Alabama State Parks will come up if you google it. Very nice park with full hook ups, huge laundry, swimming pool, nearby beaches and other facilities. You can book up to 13 months out I think. Also, try Fort Pickens, electricity only but it has a dump station and water stations and we survive quite well there filing up a couple of times a week. That one is a National Park, and you can only book 14 days at a time, and 6 months in advance. Only about 40 or 50 miles from Gulf shores so you can combine them. Also, try Reserve America for the Florida State Parks, there are half a dozen in the panhandle area. TopSail and Grayton Beach are beautiful. Bookable 11 months ahead of time, they are all very nice but getting a reservation even 11 months out can be tough. RVParkreviews.com is a good resource to search for parks also. They cover state and commercial parks and the reviews are a very useful source of information. Alabama and Florida state parks are generally excellent (some even have cable TV), the National Parks tend to be rudimentary, and the commercial parks are fine but expensive and very close quarters.
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Old Mar 7th 2019, 8:46 pm
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Originally Posted by Garrioch01 View Post
Gulf Shores State Park. If you can find availability you can book for up to one month in the winter. The online web site for Alabama State Parks will come up if you google it. Very nice park with full hook ups, huge laundry, swimming pool, nearby beaches and other facilities. You can book up to 13 months out I think. Also, try Fort Pickens, electricity only but it has a dump station and water stations and we survive quite well there filing up a couple of times a week. That one is a National Park, and you can only book 14 days at a time, and 6 months in advance. Only about 40 or 50 miles from Gulf shores so you can combine them. Also, try Reserve America for the Florida State Parks, there are half a dozen in the panhandle area. TopSail and Grayton Beach are beautiful. Bookable 11 months ahead of time, they are all very nice but getting a reservation even 11 months out can be tough. RVParkreviews.com is a good resource to search for parks also. They cover state and commercial parks and the reviews are a very useful source of information. Alabama and Florida state parks are generally excellent (some even have cable TV), the National Parks tend to be rudimentary, and the commercial parks are fine but expensive and very close quarters.

Very useful information, Thanks for that.
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Old Nov 29th 2019, 2:28 am
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We are booked in for 4 weeks at the Gulf Shores, Alabama, will let you know how we get on..
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If you want to go as far south as St Pete’s in Fl, there is a good camp site on Tierra Verde which is a beautiful state park with Fort Desoto at the end of the island.
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