I’ve camped at both campgrounds offered at St. Joe. In the fall of 2018, we stayed at CG#1, the spot has a nice gravel tent pad with border, picnic table, and a fire pit. The spot also offered a concrete section for a camper and cars. We had a pop-up and one tent and it was very spacious. A great spot with a minute walk to a very well kept shower house and bathroom. We really liked this spot at CG#1.
CG#2 is located about 2-3 away from the main campground, this includes the shower house and main bathrooms. There is no shower house at CG#2. I stayed at CG#2 about a week ago. Very similar in design to the sites at CG#1, it also offers amenities for those with horses. We had a spot with electric and no water, water is located close by the vault toilets. The site has a gravel parking area rather than the concrete one at CG#1. We had two tents, two cars, and five people, just as spacious. If you want more seclusion and don’t really care about being right next to the showers, I would suggest CG#2.
Also, there was a trail located right by our spot at CG#2, it’s a good hike!!
Two clean and well kept swimming areas, great trails, good camp sites, and great bathrooms/showers!
Good place to ride your off road vehicles. Lots of trails and plenty of different types of trails to try out. Good clean campground for the hole family to enjoy. We found that there are some rules that didn’t make much sense. But overall they probably have there reasons. Anyway it’s kinda ￼expensive but still well worth the money. “Yes” we will return.
Gravel spots with table and fire ring We fit two vehicles, tent, and a pop up in this area Tree covered Excellent in the fall! There is a lot of ATV activities, hiking, and nice shower houses
This is a great state park campground if you enjoy going off-roading as there are tons of areas to ride.
Terrible state park!!! We will never visit this park again! The rules are absolutely ridiculous; you can't do ANYTHING! The staff and rangers are extremely rude. I wouldn't waste your time coming to this park.
Great time with family
They were very picky about every single thing we set up. They required the tent had to be set up on the gravel but we had 2 large tents and they did not fit. Plus who wants to sleep on gravel. Had to buy wood but was only open a couple hours day. It was not a relaxing weekend.
We have a pull behind travel trailer and pick up truck. Site 107 is where we stayed. Pull thru site,asphalt paved with gravel set up area, burn pit and picnic table. Bathrooms and shower house where nice and very clean! We did not have a ORV but did have battery Burromax minbikes. 10 yr old son had an amazing time ridingtoafs with no issues. Pet friendly. Great sewer dump station. Overall it was a very clean and friendly camping experience we will definitely go back even without having a dirtbike or 4 wheeler. Lots of fun!
Really nice pull through sites and the kids loved the beach.
There are actually two campgrounds here at St Joe- one for the off roaders and one for the equestrian set. As you can imagine, the atmosphere and noise level is very different between the two. If you are an off roader (I am not), you will like the large campground that is set up for lots of community and social time. The parking pads (looked like all pull thru) were close to each other with a nice green area for tossing a ball or setting up a tent. There are several wash stations for ATVs and other off road vehicles as well as a trail head for off roading. Much more my stye is the equestrian campground, which you don’t have to have a horse to camp in. The campground is wooded, with some sites being very private as a result. Each site has the requisite picnic table and fire ring and plenty of good hammock trees, but also hitching posts for the horses. I liked how quiet and calm this campground was as well as how friendly the horse people are towards campers without horses. There was a short walk to the bathrooms (no showers). There is an area where you can walk your horse to graze on a lead or hose your horse down in wash stalls as well as a trail head to head out to hike/ride. These two campgrounds are set far enough apart that you don’t hear the off roaders.