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Long Beach , MISSISSIPPI

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Most Recent Long Beach Camping Reviews
Worth the money

My boyfriend and I car camp and try to stay in primitive areas for the lesser (or no) fees. This site was $15 for primitive camping but included a water spigot as well as port-o-potties. There were also fire rings at each camping site.

We stayed here during Halloween and it was pretty crowded. We prefer more secluded camping sites, and this campground provides plenty of space despite being so packed. There were several RV campgrounds that had decorations and trick-or-treating.

We didn’t have any problems with rowdy kids or quiet time. Everybody was mostly respectful. We did encounter coyote, deer, and lots of talkative geese, so be prepared for some wildlife interaction.

Buccaneer State Park Waveland MS

Large sites peaceful, staff very friendly. Also they have beach sites

Very Pleased!!

We stayed here for Labor Day weekend. The staff was very nice and helpful at check in. My son loves the pool and I was impressed how clean the showers and bathrooms were. Nice quiet campground right across from the beach and close to plenty of restaurants and attractions.

Nice place!

Rustic atmosphere, they have a pool! Great location across the street from the shoreline. Nicer clientele, and kept very tidy. Lots of shade trees, beautiful spot.

Near the ocean

Are you looking for a camping place walking too the ocean? It’s right here. This place is right across the street, through a business, and right on the sand. Very nice staff also

HOT AND PRETTY

Nice state park with full hook up sites with the exception of the sites across from the beach.
Price per night is $30. Each site has a picnic table and charcoal grill (with the exception of Royal Cay Loop). There is a pool, game room, water park and several bath houses, none of which were open due to COVID. The pool and water park both have extra fee's to use. They also have an 18 hole disc golf course and a playground for the kids.

Ok Spot

Stayed here awhile ago before we had our class A. It was a brief stay on our way to another spot. It’s nice and quiet, very small.

Not a ton of amenities but a nice spot. Lots of yearly returning guests. Really close to the beach and some fun beachy restaurants. Based on other spots we now know of this wouldn’t be our first choice but in a bind would stay again.

Nice Family Park

We had planned to come here when we knew COVID may have an impact on the amenities and unfortunately it did not disappoint. Other than the playground (which due to days of rain was a mud bath) everything was closed. We were hoping at this point the water park would be open but understandably it is not.

It has rained a lot here and the park has so so drainage so although our site is a little higher, many others are not as fortunate. Our site also has a nice area behind it so if your looking for space go for site 80.

There is a beach about 2 miles up the road and we had a fantastic time there. We don’t tow a car so parading with 2 kid carriers and a wagon was an endeavor on our bikes it was worth it. There is a bike path of sorts that you can use to get there

Nice Beach Park

We stayed here last week, our second time staying here. Nice state park with full hook up sites with the exception of the sites across from the beach.
Price per night is $30. Each site has a picnic table and charcoal grill (with the exception of Royal Cay Loop). Many are very sandy and slightly uneven. But then again this is directly across from the beach! There is a pool, game room, water park and several bath houses, none of which were open due to COVID. The pool and water park both have extra fee's to use. They also have an 18 hole disc golf course and a playground for the kids. Until next time….Happy Camping!

Great for families in the summer

When we took our kids camping when they were young, they were lucky if there was a small playground at the state parks where we camped; they would have loved this place which is exactly why we wouldn’t come near here during the summer months! (Funny how our perspective has changed now that our kids are grown!) For families, this could be a reasonably priced getaway: camping, playground, disc golf, pool, and waterpark - all in one place. Note, however, that there is an additional charge for both the pool and the waterpark. 

This is a very large campground with 276 sites. I’m not sure if we lucked out (or if I was advised by another reviewer) but we reserved in the Treasure Cove loop, farthest from the entrance. This loop appeared to be the only one with relative privacy/separation between the sites. All the others looked like they had RVs stacked up on top of each other. Sites include a bbq, fire pit, and picnic table. There is also a “premium” section by the waterpark overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. These are right on the road, but the road did not seem to be heavily trafficked (this might be different in the summer months). The cost for these sites is higher and they are not reservable. Beware that some of these sites are on pavement with no separation (and no view of the Gulf), while others are on the grassy area with a view of the Gulf. Since they are not reservable, you would be able to select one to your liking. There is, however, zero shade in these sites and there are no tables or grills and they may be unavailable during certain times of the year. There is also a primitive loop and it is exactly that. No restrooms or other facilities (although you could walk to one of the other loops) and no visible delineation of sites. 

The bathrooms are reasonable. We drove past miles and miles of white sandy beach before reaching this campground, so I was eagerly looking forward to a long walk on the beach but near the campground, I was disappointed that there was no beach; the water came right up to the road (although there was a concrete sidewalk of sorts). I am not sure if this is because of hurricane erosion or by design. 

Because we were not here with kids in the summer to enjoy the waterpark, there was not much for us to do so we were happy we had only reserved one night here.