The Ultimate Guide To Beach Campgrounds
Gulf Shores & Orange Beach
Find the perfect camping spot for your desired Gulf Shores & Orange Beach experience by using our in-depth campground guide.
On the Alabama Gulf Coast, our deep love of our coastal landscape has produced a variety of campgrounds where you can park an RV or pitch a tent to get up close and personal with nature. From luxurious RV resorts bursting with amenities to primitive sites that take you to a simpler time, our camping culture is as diverse as our beloved visitors - and designed to meet their every need.
Here’s your in-depth guide to six campgrounds in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.
Gulf Shores Campgrounds
Sugar Sands RV Resort
This retro-inspired RV park takes your family back to a simpler time but features plenty of luxurious modern amenities. Each spacious RV site includes full hookups, 30/50-amp power, free WiFi and cable, lush coastal landscaping, and entertaining family areas. The whole group will love playing in the resort-style pool and splash pad, making s’mores around the large fire pit, running ragged on the playground, or gathering for a meal in the spacious rec center with a full kitchen.
For your comfort, the park also includes a bathhouse with private toilets and showers, a laundry facility, a fitness center, and a scenic dog walking trail. During your stay, it’s just a short drive north to The Wharf, The Park at OWA, or south to Alabama’s beautiful beaches.
Orange Beach Campgrounds
Sprawling across 30 acres in Orange Beach, this master-planned resort is nestled near some of the area’s most popular attractions. Sun Outdoors sports rustic architecture and lush landscaping that make staying there a refreshing escape. Onsite, you’ll find two pools, a jacuzzi, a fire pit and volleyball and pickleball courts. All their sites include full hookups and access to showers, a bathhouse, a kitchen and a laundry room.
Campers will find easy access to the Backcountry Trail and can conveniently bike, hike and run through Gulf State Park. Just down the street from the resort is The Wharf, which features endless entertainment, incredible restaurants and tons of shopping.