Top 3 Pet-Friendly Campgrounds in Destin, South Walton
The Destin and South Walton communities love dogs! Our easy-going lifestyle proves ideal for our furry friends and if you’re looking for a trip to reconnect with mother nature, with Fido in tow, we’ve got just the spots for you. Bring your camper and don’t forget the pups because we’re outlining the top three pet-friendly campgrounds perfect for you and your fur family.
1. Henderson Beach State Park Campground
Henderson Beach State Park features more than 6,000 feet of scenic shoreline bordering the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Dogs are allowed at Henderson Beach State Park Campground and trails for no additional fee. Bring your pups to witness Florida’s sugar-white sands and the shimmering emerald coastline, but ensure that you keep them on a leash no longer than six-feet long when outside your vehicle. Dogs are allowed at tent sites but not the cabins or beach. And lastly, pets cannot be left unattended at the campsites. Visitors can enjoy breathtaking sunsets while relaxing by the warm crystal clear water of the Gulf.
2. Camp Gulf
Camp Gulf is the Destination RV Park of Northwest Florida. Pull right up on the white-sand beaches and peer out into the dazzling Emerald Coast from your camper. Dogs are allowed, but they must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet when outside your vehicle. Pet owners are required to sign a pet lease upon arrival. Pets are not allowed on the beach, beach front sites, or tent campers. Camp Gulf also offers pet-friendly cabins. In case staying literally on the beach is not your cup of tea, Camp Gulf offers an assortment of RV Sites – from open beachfront sites with a view of the Gulf to tree shaded, grassy sites. Every RV Site is within walking distance to The Gulf of Mexico.
3. Topsail Hill Gregory E Moore RV Resort
Topsail Hill offers a wide variety of natural resources including 3.2 miles of secluded, white-sand beaches with majestic dunes over 25-feet tall. Three rare coastal dune lakes provide excellent freshwater fishing. And dogs are allowed to come along for the ride. The only restrictions listed require that all dogs be leashed no longer than six feet when outside the vehicle. Go on an adventure. Explore the lakes, pristine beaches, old-growth long leaf pines, sand pine scrub, and wetlands for bird-watching. Visitors may hike, bike, walk, or enjoy a quick ride to the beach on our timely tram service to swim, fish, sunbathe, or beachcomb. Gregory E. Moore RV resort also features a swimming pool and shuffleboard courts.
Whether you and your pup are the types to seek adventure, or would rather spend a relaxing day in the outdoors, Destin and South Walton have something to offer you for your camping needs. Be sure to call ahead to ensure availability and if pet-friendly rentals are more your speed, we’ve got just what you need here.