Top Tent Camping near Gulfport, MS

Looking for the best Gulfport tent camping? You can find tent campsites by type, including drive-in, walk-in, and even hike-in for a backpacking adventure. Would you prefer a quiet dispersed site or an established camgpround with amenities? Either way, The Dyrt makes it easy to find the perfect place to pitch your tent.

Best Tent Camping Sites Near Gulfport, MS (67)

    Camper-submitted photo from Davis Bayou Campground — Gulf Islands National Seashore
    Camper-submitted photo from Davis Bayou Campground — Gulf Islands National Seashore
    Camper-submitted photo from Davis Bayou Campground — Gulf Islands National Seashore
    Camper-submitted photo from Davis Bayou Campground — Gulf Islands National Seashore
    Camper-submitted photo from Davis Bayou Campground — Gulf Islands National Seashore
    Camper-submitted photo from Davis Bayou Campground — Gulf Islands National Seashore

    1.

    Davis Bayou Campground — Gulf Islands National Seashore

    38 Reviews
    126 Photos
    161 Saves
    Ocean Springs, Mississippi

    Overview

    Davis Bayou Campground is located east of downtown Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and is a part of Gulf Islands National Seashore. Visitors enjoy the campground for its easy access to boating, fishing, biking and hiking trails.

    Recreation

    Davis Bayou offers many recreational opportunities for visitors year-round such as fishing, boating, biking, bird watching, picnicking and attending ranger-led programs. Visitors may also enjoy hiking along the Davis Bayou Trail, which takes visitors through a coastal forest and over two local bayous, with an opportunity to see alligators and other reptiles. The campground offers easy access, a 1/2 mile, to the park's boat launch, as well as the scenic Davis Bayou Trail. The fishing pier, located near the Visitor Center, may be used by visitors who possess a Mississippi State Saltwater Fishing License.

    Facilities

    This small, yet quaint, campground is open for reservations year-round. It contains 52 sites with electric and water hookups. Sites can accommodate tents and RVs, big or small. The majority of the sites are 40+ feet in length. A group site, with water hookup, is also available to parties with a minimum of 10 individuals and a maximum of 40.__ Amenities include flush toilets, showers, drinking water and a dump station.

    Natural Features

    The campground is nestled among live oaks and pine trees and is adjacent to a saltwater marsh. Most campsites offer some shade throughout the day and all offer a tranquil setting for migratory bird watching and picnicking.

    Nearby Attractions

    Davis Bayou is home to many of the park's highly visited barrier islands, such as Horn, Petit Bois, East Ship and West Ship islands. Private boaters may enjoy fishing and swimming, as well as beach combing and bird watching. Private boaters may also enjoy island camping on all islands except West Ship Island, which is only open to visitors from sunrise to sunset. The barrier islands are accessible by boat only, therefore you may visit with your own boat or by private charter. Visitors may call 228-875-9057, ext. 114, for a list of park-approved licensed boat operators. Ferries run to West Ship Island from Gulfport, MS during the months March through October. For more information about the ferry service, please call Ship Island Excursions at 228-864-1014.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $30 - $100 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Buccaneer State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Buccaneer State Park Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Buccaneer State Park Campground

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    Buccaneer State Park Campground

    47 Reviews
    129 Photos
    244 Saves
    Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

    Welcome to Buccaneer State Park Campground, nestled near the charming town of Waveland, MS. This place is a gem for anyone looking to enjoy a mix of beachside relaxation and outdoor adventure. The campground is open year-round, so you can plan your visit whenever it suits you best.

    One of the standout features here is the proximity to the beach. Just a short walk from your campsite, you can enjoy the Gulf's sandy shores and stunning sunsets. The campground itself is surrounded by beautiful trees, providing plenty of shade and a bit of privacy, especially in the Treasure Cove loop. If you're into nature trails, you'll find some great paths to explore, including bike-friendly routes that take you through scenic swamps.

    For those traveling with kids, the campground offers a lot of fun activities. There's a large playground and even a water park with pools and slides, though these are seasonal. The game room and small store on-site add to the convenience, making it easy to grab any essentials you might have forgotten.

    Amenities are pretty solid here. You'll find clean bathrooms with hot showers, electric and sewer hookups, and even a laundromat, though it can be hit or miss with machines in service. Pets are welcome, but make sure to keep them on a leash.

    Visitors have mentioned that the campground is big-rig friendly and has level pads, making it a good spot for RVs. The park staff are known to be helpful and friendly, adding to the overall positive experience.

    So, whether you're here for a weekend getaway or an extended stay, Buccaneer State Park Campground offers a great mix of natural beauty, family-friendly activities, and essential amenities. Enjoy your stay!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $25 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Gulf Beach RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Gulf Beach RV Resort
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    Camper-submitted photo from Gulf Beach RV Resort
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    Gulf Beach RV Resort

    10 Reviews
    44 Photos
    64 Saves
    Biloxi, Mississippi

    Welcome to Gulf Beach RV Resort, a prime spot near Biloxi, MS, perfect for a short getaway or a longer stay. This place is all about convenience and comfort, with full hookups, level concrete pads, and a welcoming atmosphere. The beach is just a hop, skip, and a jump away, making it ideal for those who love to soak up the sun or take a stroll along the shoreline.

    The resort boasts a clean pool, though some visitors found it a bit chilly at times. There's also a small dog park for your furry friends to stretch their legs. The clubhouse and other facilities are top-notch, even if you don't end up using them. If you're into a bit of gambling, the casinos down the road might catch your interest. Plus, Keesler AFB is just a short drive away.

    One thing to note is that the sites are pretty close together, so if you're looking for solitude, this might not be your best bet. However, the proximity to local attractions, stores, and restaurants more than makes up for it. And hey, there's a Waffle House right next door for those late-night cravings.

    Some visitors mentioned the noise from nearby apartments and early morning garbage trucks, but if you're an early riser or don't mind a bit of urban hustle, it shouldn't be a problem. Overall, Gulf Beach RV Resort is a solid choice for anyone looking to enjoy the beach and the local scene.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Big Biloxi Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Big Biloxi Recreation Area
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    Camper-submitted photo from Big Biloxi Recreation Area
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    Big Biloxi Recreation Area

    8 Reviews
    15 Photos
    101 Saves
    Saucier, Mississippi

    Overview

    This location is available on a first-come, first-served basis only. Visitors are required to physically arrive at the campground to purchase and claim a site. Once on-site, you may be able to pay for your campsite(s) by scanning a QR code using the Recreation.gov mobile app, and the Scan and Pay feature. If this option is available, you will need to first download the free Recreation.gov mobile app https://www.recreation.gov/mobile-app prior to your arrival as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    Camper-submitted photo from Keesler AFB FamCamp
    Camper-submitted photo from Keesler AFB FamCamp
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    Keesler AFB FamCamp

    6 Reviews
    7 Photos
    13 Saves
    Biloxi, Mississippi
    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents
    Camper-submitted photo from Airey Lake Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Airey Lake Recreation Area
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    Camper-submitted photo from Oaklawn RV Park
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    Oaklawn RV Park

    7 Reviews
    22 Photos
    6 Saves
    Biloxi, Mississippi

    Oaklawn RV Park is a well-maintained RV campground located in Biloxi Mississippi, a half-mile off I-10 at exit 41. We offer full hookups, including wifi and 30/50 amp electrical at all of our back in and pull-through sites. We also provide clean restrooms with showers and coin-operated laundry facilities.

    Whether you need a place to rest for a night, a week, a month, or a year; we would love to have you stay with us at the Oaklawn RV Park.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs

    $30 - $35 / night

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    Majestic Oaks RV Resort

    4 Reviews
    79 Photos
    33 Saves
    Biloxi, Mississippi

    Majestic Oaks RV Resort in Biloxi is "The Gold Standard of RV Living on the Mississippi Gulf Coast" Just minutes from sparkling sand beaches, non-stop gaming, museums, restaurants, water parks, nature trails and much more!

    We don't like to brag, but… simply put… we are the best luxury RV resort on the Coast! Whether you choose to stay with us for a weekend or choose to be our guest for much longer, you won't find a more beautiful RV site anywhere else on the MS Gulf Coast! Rows and rows of shade-producing oaks, manicured slips, a sparkling clean pool, flowered landscapes, on-site management, beautifully appointed Clubhouse, spectacular courtyard, regularly planned activities just for our guests and, well, you'll just have to visit to see for yourself! Your Home away from Home!​

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $69 - $79 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Wolf River Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Wolf River Resort
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    Wolf River Resort

    6 Reviews
    22 Photos
    20 Saves
    Pass Christian, Mississippi
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Southern Comfort Camping Resort
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    Southern Comfort Camping Resort

    5 Reviews
    7 Photos
    20 Saves
    Biloxi, Mississippi
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $55 / night

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