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Fort DeSoto Park

Magnificent Fort Desoto Park

Magnificent Fort Desoto Park

 

North Beach at Fort Desoto Park

North Beach at Fort Desoto Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For an exotic escape, head to Fort De Soto Park.

It is located in St. Petersburg – and worth the slightly long-ish drive down!

The entire park is food for the soul!

 

An Award-Winning Beach

In 2005, “Dr. Beach,” named Fort De Soto the nation’s #1 Beach, and in 2009 Fort De Soto was named America’s Top Beach  by Trip Advisor.

This Award Winning Beach Has a Section for Doggie Beach!

This Award Winning Beach Has a Section for Doggie Beach!

 

The park is located on on Mullet Key, which juts into the ocean south of St. Petersburg.

Fort DeSoto is 1,136-acres of paradise on 5 interconnected islands (keys).

Fort Desoto Is Situated on 5 interconnected Islands

Fort Desoto Is Situated on 5 interconnected Islands

Fort DeSoto - Bird Watcher's Delight

Fort DeSoto – Bird Watcher’s Delight

Fort DeSoto Park is

–                one of the nation’s top birding locations

–                a haven for those who love camping, swimming, fishing and  picnicking

–                hosts a couple of supervised beaches that have snack bars and swings for children

–                offers long strips of beach where you can count those within sight on one hand

–                retains the remnants of an actual fort which you can tour for free!

Fort Desoto Cannons Set to Stop Ships

Fort Desoto Cannons Set to Stop Ships

Historic Fort DeSoto

Historic Fort DeSoto

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fort DeSoto Park and its beaches are still one of the area’s best kept secrets.

Daily Parking Fee: $5.00.

 

Fort Desoto Beaches Have It All

Fort Desoto Beaches Have It All

Fort DeSoto Park's Family Fun Can Include the Dog

Fort DeSoto Park’s Family Fun Can Include the Dog

More Information:

http://fortdesoto.com

http://www.pinellascounty.org/park/05_ft_desoto.htm

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