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Davis Bayou Campground Gulf Islands National Seashore Mississippi

Davis Bayou Overview

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Davis Bayou Campground has 52 campsites (with water & electric hookups) and is next to a saltwater marsh in the Gulf Islands National Seashore. The campsites can accommodate tents, trailers or RVs (up to 40 feet).

Campground amenities include drinking water, flush toilets, hot showers and a dump station. There’s also. a visit center, boat launch ramp, fishing pier and picnic areas. Each campsite also has a table, fire ring and grate. Cell service is good.

Davis Bayou Area Recreation

The area has some amazing beaches and warm aquamarine waters along the Gulf Coast.  Outdoor recreation activities include boating, canoeing, kayaking, biking, hiking, swimming, snorkeling, beach combing, fishing, and wildlife viewing. There are also historic sites (forts) on the islands you can visit.

You may also be interested in Buccaneer State Park. It’s located about 44 miles west and has 276 campsites. Paul B. Johnson State Park is another option if you’re heading north.

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  • BBQ Grills
  • Boat Launch/Ramp
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boathouse
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Cell Service - Good
  • Drinking Water
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Golden Age & Access Passports accepted
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms (Flush Toilets)
  • RV Hookups
  • Showers
  • Trash Collection
  • Visitor Center
  • Bayou
  • Beach
  • Beach Combing
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Kayaking
  • Nature Trails
  • Ocean
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • River
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Visitor Center
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
3500 Park Road
Ocean Springs, Mississippi 39564
228 230-4136
Lat / Long:

30.397821, -88.795455

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Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • Electric & Water Hookup
  • Group
  • RV
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  • Trailer
# of Campsites:


# of RV Hookup Campsites:

51 w/ Water & Electric

Campsite Vehicle Size:

Up to 40 feet.


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Davis Bayou Comments & Reviews

Visited Davis Bayou Campground lately? We'd love to hear about your adventure. Did you find us useful? Did we forget something? Anything our community should know before heading out to Davis Bayou?

5 Comments on “Davis Bayou”

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  2. Margaret Pertuit says:

    One of our favorite places to go.Love the peace and quiet.

  3. Sam Duncan says:

    The worst campground on earth. Tight spaces, arrogant rude staff, smoke gets in RVs, barking dogs, and sketchy campers.

  4. Katherine Eason says:

    We just stayed at Davis Bayou State Park in Ocean Springs Mississippi. It was the worst camping experience that we have ever had. We were with 2 other RV campers and we were all tense over getting a ticket or warning over nit picky things like your tire not completely on the on the pavement or parking perpendicular on you lot because not enough room for your 1 vehicle to fit the drive. All 3 of our campsites got a warning and we seriously tried to accommodate them. One of the host was very rude and the Park Rangers were very rude. It was the most stressful camping experience we have ever had. We are not young people, we are all senior citizens. Thank you for making our Memorial Day weekend so much fun….we left a day early because of no common sense. We WILL NOT be back.

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