Gulf State Park

RV and Primitive Campground

Gulf State Park Campground Empty Site With Trees
Gulf State Park Campground Bathhouse
Gulf State Park Campground View of Multiple Sites
Gulf State Park Campground Empty Site on the Water

RENOVATION NOTICE: Bathhouses 1, 2, 5, 6, 9, and 11 will be closed starting on July 1st, 2020 for a complete renovation of the facilities.

*ATTN* Please note that the search function to find a current reservation has been disabled from our online system.

 

Online reservations will not be taken between August 2, 2020 and August 13, 2020 for campsites. To make a reservation or modify an existing reservation scheduled to arrive before August 11, 2020, please call the park for assistance.

 

No reservations or modifications can be made online or over the phone between August 2 and August 11 for arrival dates after August 11, 2020.  

 

More info about new reservation system.

 

Welcome to Gulf State Park Campground

 

Located 1.5 miles from the white sand beaches, Gulf State Park Campground offers 496 improved full - hookup campsites with paved pads and with 11 primitive sites.  Tents are welcome on all sites.

All full hookup camping pads are large enough for RVs with pullouts and have picnic tables, pedestal grill tops (no fire rings yet but you are welcome to bring your own that are above ground). There are 11 modern, air-conditioned bathhouses throughout the Campground.

 

Amenities:

***ATTN: We are happy to announce that some of our bathhouses at the Campground are getting a much needed upgrade! Bathhouses 1, 2, 5, 6, 9, and 11 will be closed starting on July 1, 2020 for a complete renovation of the facilities. This will be a great improvement for our guests at the Campground!

 

Campground Map

 

Campground Rules and Regulations

 

Campground Rates

 

Online Campground Reservations Here (link temporarily disabled)

 

For faster service please try online first. The system does go down occasionally so please feel free to call us at (251) 948-7275 ext 92020.

 

We have camper storage for $50 per month. Please email gulf.statepark@dcnr.alabama.gov for more info.

 

Special note:

  • Waverunners and jet skis are not allowed in Gulf State Park Lake Shelby for safety reasons.
  • Firewood: Buy it where you burn it. Leave firewood at home. Transporting firewood can bring invasive insects to our delicate forest. Please do not bring firewood with you.
  • Gulf State Park is home to many types of wildlife, including alligators. Please be aware at all times. For detailed information, please see our Wildlife Safety recommendations.