Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Davis Bayou Campground

Ocean Springs, Mississippi



Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Phone: (228) 875-3962

Sites: 51
Recent Rate: $10 8/2015

Latitude: 30.3978270870941
Longitude: -88.795462846756

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking no
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT, Other Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT,Other
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean yes
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

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26 Reviews

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eileenb

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $10.00
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sites are not very big, and we find that most government campsites are not level enough for RV and they do not trim low hanging branches, that can cause damage. Not much shade. We had an electrical problem, the campground host got someone to replace the box within the hour. We were able to get cell service and DirecTV. For the price, this was a nice place to stay. We camped at Davis Bayou Campground in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Must go to Biloxy for nice resturants. We visited the shrimping boats and got excellent prices on shrimp.

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Anne14

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $22.00
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This is a very nice national park. It's a very back to nature park. It's a ways back in off the main road 90. Water and electricity and a dump station. Lots are paved. Bathrooms and showers are clean. The host are very nice and helpful. We camped at Davis Bayou Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Bob and Inga

Review Count: 392
States Visited: 52
Helpful Reviews: 14

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $11.00
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Reservations are now taken as posted in an earlier review. Sites vary a lot and most of them are sloped from front to back enough to lift a MH's rear tires off the ground. These sites are mostly level and suitable for MH's: 1, 3, 4, 15, 19, 20, 21, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 37, 38, 39, 41, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 49 and 51. Sites lengths vary and above includes the handicap sites. All sites are paved. Check details on reservation system. We had a great stay with very good Verizon cell and broadband, TV via batwing was also good. This was our fourth stay here. We camped at Davis Bayou Campground in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

The Palace is currently the only smoke free casino in Biloxi.

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Teacher's Pet

Review Count: 328
States Visited: 40
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $11.00
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This is a typical Government Campground. It has the basics and many sites are tight and can be out of level. Our site was long enough, but hard to back into due to it being on the end of a tight loop. The ocean isn't visible from the campground and with the closeness of the bayou, mosquitoes could be a problem during the rainy season. Hard to believe a campground can be found at a reasonable price on the Gulf Coast. We camped at Davis Bayou Campground in a Motorhome.

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Crazyjewelrymakers

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $22.00
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This is a wonderful park, we were only going to stay for two nights and added a third since we were having so much fun watching the wildlife and going for hikes.

Lots of birds for birdwatching, several gators! Don't forget your bug spray though, lots of bloodsuckers.

The sites were easy to access as long as you can back in, easy to get to the dump station.

Be careful around the dumpsters at night, several racoons were around them! We camped at Davis Bayou Campground in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Walk the trails! Lots of wildlife to see!

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Jay Rutherford

Review Count: 141
States Visited: 37
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: January, 2015 - $11.00
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The campground manager could not have been more helpful in ensuring that we had a good site in the campground. Although earlier reviewers said no reservations, this is not correct; reservations can be made through the national system or by calling the park directly. Each site is paved and level, with electric and water hookups. The showers in the single bathhouse were private and clean as were the restrooms. The campground is convenient to Gautier, Ocean Springs, and Biloxi. The price shown reflects a 50% discount for those with a national Senior Pass. Vegetation around the camp sites are live oaks and although one can see one's neighbors, the sites are comfortably spaced. This is a very nice campground and we'd surely stay again when in the area. We camped at Davis Bayou Campground in a Motorhome.

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digger2280

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $20.00
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Very nice well kept park. The restrooms and showers are very private and very clean. First time I have seen private family showers in a campground.

Sites are easy to access and spacious. There were people constantly picking up and grooming the park. The park is quiet and near the water but easy access to all the local sites including the casinos and all the tourist sites.

I would stay here again. We camped at Davis Bayou Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Lots to do in the area. Historical sites, parks, beaches and casinos. Several farmers markets, craft shows and flea markets in the area.

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jwindham

Review Count: 35
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $11.00
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Nice facility. Showers were always clean. We camped here to fish the Gulf. There is very limited parking for extra vehicles and a boat trailer. We camped at Davis Bayou Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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TN_Tony

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $11.00
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This is by far the best RV camp site in the area. It is part of the Gulf Coast National Seashore that reaches from Mississippi to Florida. While amenities are limited, there are hiking trails and level roads for biking. The park is safe and regularly patrolled by park rangers and local police. We used the national parks senior pass to get the rate. We already have another trip planned in the fall and have reserved our site. We camped at Davis Bayou Campground in a Motorhome.

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TEXASBOY

Review Count: 59
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $22.00
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Small campground with no reservations. Clean and quiet. Campground usually fills by nightfall so get there early. All the sites are nice sized. We camped at Davis Bayou Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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herbee

Review Count: 64
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $11.00
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Very nice, well maintained facility. If they had sewer connections, this would be an easy "10". Very nice (new) roads to access the park. Make sure you use Park Road southbound from US-90. Our navigator would have taken us into a neighborhood dead end. The price reflects the Senior Pass discount. Plan to get to the park early, as there are no reservations. We camped at Davis Bayou Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Bob and Inga

Review Count: 392
States Visited: 52
Helpful Reviews: 14

Date of Stay: April, 2013 - $8.00
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This is a great value, with senior discount. Cash or checks only, CC are no longer taken. Sites vary from level to a bit of grade. While big rigs can fit on many sites, this is not a good option for big rigs with trailers or flatbeds. Being Federal, all tires must be on the pavement. Not much overflow parking and only 1 or 2 sites are large enough for a combo unit. Very good TV via batwing and Verizon cell and broadband, both very good. We camped at Davis Bayou Campground in a Motorhome.

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Joe and Giny

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2013 - $8.00
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The rate reflects Golden Pass discount. This park is first come first serve. If you arrive between 10:00AM and noon you should be able to get a spot. Wooded park with large spaces. The bath house is new and very clean. We highly recommend this park, and will stay there again. We camped at Davis Bayou Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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campingandtravels.blogspot.com

Review Count: 107
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: October, 2012 - $16.00
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Nice campground, woody and on the water. Free showers, warm water and good pressure. Some low-hanging branches and tight spots, so big-rig access can be tough. Verizon 4G data coverage. Good location to explore the Mississippi Gulf coast. Staff and campground host very friendly and helpful. We would stay here again. We camped at Davis Bayou Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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mytime2b1

Review Count: 33
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $8.00
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We spent 21 nights here, with Golden Age Pass at $8 a night. 50 amp electric and water were excellent. Dump station located on back of loop, easy to get to and use. A variation of sites, shady or sunny, long or short. Just watch for a few to have a slope. Much to see and do, like a mile walk from campground to visitor center. Trails, and an observation deck to the alligator pond. A resident blue heron, lots of egrets, and raccoons. This is definitely worth a stay! We camped at Davis Bayou Campground in a Motorhome.

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