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De Soto State Park

61 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

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  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Yurts


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Water Hookups


61 Reviews of De Soto State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Jason T.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2021

Beautiful colors

We were here in mid October and the air was crisp and the colors were bright so if you in the area don’t miss this place

Month of VisitNovember
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2021

Even a pool

The modern campground is very nice. Large sites that are separate and easy to get into even in the dark. After hours you have to call for the gate code. Thankfully, one of our group had cell service. The bathroom facility is very nice and updated. However, trying to get access to it in the dark for…

Month of VisitNovember
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2021

Great primitive camping

Great views and seclusion in the primitive camping areas! Short walk to water and shelter if needed! Park ranger checks in twice a day

Month of VisitMarch


De Soto State Park is located in Alabama


From Birmingham, Alabama: Take I-59 North to Exit #218 (Fort Payne/AL-Hwy 35 exit). At the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto AL. Hwy 35. After approximately 1 mile, turn left at the Alabama Band Fan Club onto AL Hwy- 35/Hwy 11 North. After 1 ½ miles, turn right at the Fort Payne City Park, onto AL Hwy 35 (5th Street NE). Follow AL Hwy 35 up Lookout Mountain, at the top of the mountain at the caution light, turn left onto County Road 89(DeSoto Parkway NE). You will reach DeSoto State Park after 5 ½ miles. For camping & information, the Country Store is past the entrance sign & down the s-curve on the left).


13883 CR 89
Fort Payne, AL 35967


34.515820950000034 N
85.61860334999999 W

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Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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