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Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $26.00
Most important you have to make Reservations at www.reserveamerica.com or walk up for beach sites.
Going to a Volkswagen car show in nearby Biloxi and opted to camp which worked out great as others from the show were camping as well and we got to see their cars again! We made reservations well in advance, and arrived after the office closed. We called ahead and they told us that would not be a problem. Upon arrival the gates were open and there was a sign on the window stating if you had one of the camp sites listed to proceed to your site and get your pass in the morning. Park is really nice and 99% new since it was destroyed by Katrina. Site was right next to the bath house but noise levels were minimum. I was worried about the gates being open all night and saw people coming and going, this is nothing to be worried about as it was all fellow campers. Park rangers drive the camp ground 24 hours a day which made it feel really safe.All sites in the campground have full hook ups. The beach sites which again are available by walk up only just have water and electric but there is a dump station by the camp ground entrance.
Backing into the site my wife said seemed to be a challenge because it was dark(all sites are back in). I backed in no problem but couldn't get the trailer exactly how I wanted it. Pedestal connections for water/electric/sewer were each less then 10' away.
Another welcoming thing was to see how active and friendly everyone was. People out walking, riding bikes and generally enjoying the park.
If you are in the campground and want to go to the beach you have about a 5 minute walk. The day use area is separate from the camp ground but was closed during our entire stay. I was going to ask why but forgot to. For the price and what you get this park is a good value on the gulf coast. We camped at Buccaneer State Park in a Travel Trailer.
If you are coming from Louisiana, once you are on US 90 DO NOT follow GPS. It will tell you to take Lower Bay Rd to Clermont Rd. The rail road crossing on Clermont Rd is steep going up and down. The back of my trailer hit the ground when I was crossing. Continue east on US 90 and turn on Waveland Ave (at the Circle K) and follow it to the water. This seems to be faster and the grade on the rail road crossing is not as steep.
There is literally nothing around the park but you have a 10 minute drive to Walmart in Waveland if you need supplies. Silver Slipper Casino is about 4 miles down the street and you can see it from the gates, looking forward to their hotel being built as this might add a 24 hour eating option right by the park if you don't want to camp.
Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $24.00
Although close to the coast, there is no beach for walking. Sites are close together and have no privacy. We stayed in Treasure Cove which is nearest the RR tracks and a local road. The train was not much of a problem as the whistle did not blow as it passed. The sites in that loop had a little more space and some trees. A lot of class A RVs would leave their coach up front and look for a site in their car, as the loops are tight. The entire park consists of the campground and water park. We will probably not stay here again as there is nowhere to ride bikes or do much walking. Our rig is 31' long. We camped at Buccaneer State Park in a Motorhome.Undo
Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $25.00
Nice park, located across the street from the gulf. Office Staff was friendly enough and helpful. Sites are not always level. If trains bother you, don't stay in Treasure Cove. There were hardly any whistles, but they come by the park very fast and literally shake your RV. I'm sure you can hear and feel them elsewhere, but Treasure Cove appears to be closest point to tracks. Bathhouses were clean and heated. Nice walking trail in park; signage isn't very good, but nice overlook to watch waterfowl. Great park for bicycling. Park stayed quiet, even when full on the weekend. Our picnic table was broken so only one side useable. The camp store was not open when we were there, nor was the water park. Follow the directions on the parks website to get in on Lakeshore Drive. GPS might lead you down Loor St or Waveland St, both of which have very humped railroad crossings. Casino is a few miles down the road. We would probably consider a stay here again if in the area. We camped at Buccaneer State Park in a Motorhome.
El Maguey, great mexican food in town. Very unique. If you go on the walking trail, keep your bearings. The trail is great and easy to walk, but it leads off in multiple trails and there's no signage. Nice areas to walk along the beach area.
Date of Stay: January, 2015 - $24.00
Like to spend a few days here when we pass through. Well spaced paved full hookup sites. Do have to be choosey if in a big rig. Flat part of the paving on sites can be short leaving you with leveling problems. Prefer to be here in cooler months, which is also when it is less crowded. Pool and waterpark are available for $$ but we have never wanted to use them. Plenty to do in the area and our dog loves the beaches. We would be regulars if we lived in the area. We camped at Buccaneer State Park in a Motorhome.Undo
Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $24.00
Buccaneer State Park is southwest of Waveland, Miss., and is right on the Gulf of Mexico.
Hurricane Katrina destroyed the park and after a long reconstruction it reopened in November 2013. In addition to the 70 waterfront campsites it also has 206 full hookup sites complete with trash pickup, water park, store, big wading pool and day-use picnic areas. The only thing missing is Wi-Fi.
Although our campsite was described as a 51-foot site the paved pad stopped about 36 feet from the roadway with a steep drop-off behind. No problem for us but it might be for a longer rig. Also there?s an active railroad track along the north end of the park. We camped at Buccaneer State Park in a Motorhome.
WARNING ? The railroad grade crossing on Clermont Rd. approaching the park has been built up and a longer or lower rig than ours may bottom out; there?s a warning sign on that road. The crossing on Lakeshore Rd. is level.
Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $18.00
So does the good out way the bad? Not in my opinion. First the bad - $17 per person to use the "water park" in the front of the campground. There is a wave pool, two slides, and a tiny wade pool for babies that walk. Hardly worth $17 when its only open 10 - 6 during the summer. The really bad part is there is a "pool" inside the campground that they call a wade pool. I think the depth is 3' 9" at its deepest. As a camper you have to pay to use this as well? This silly pool is only open 10- 6 as well but it is closed Monday and Tuesday. Not worth it at all. Also had an issue with canceling a site. My father-in-law could not come because of medical reasons so had to show a doctors note to get them to cancel without issuing a voucher. Now the good, the park is big, lots of room between sites, at least in the section I was in. Also lots of trees for shade even though during the summer it can still be very hot. We camped at Buccaneer State Park in a Motorhome.Undo
Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $27.00
Pool and camp store are only open wednesday thru sunday.the only reason for a 9 is no cable or wifi. Great campground will stay again. Camped in a motor home. We camped at Buccaneer State Park in a Motorhome.Undo
Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $30.00
This state park was recently rebuilt after the hurricane. It is a very nice place to bring the family. There is a water park in the park. It looks nice. It was not open at the time of our stay. Restrooms are new and kept very clean. There is beach access right outside the park entrance. The only down side to our stay were the bugs. The gnats were almost unbearable in the late afternoon. The whole family ended up with what appeared to be flea bites after a visit to the beach. Bring bug spray! The campground road signs on the highway in Waveland instruct you to turn at the wrong intersection. Make sure you have good directions and follow them. Overall we had a nice stay. We camped at Buccaneer State Park in a Travel Trailer.Undo
Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $30.00
Hurricane Katrina ripped up this part of the Mississippi coast and it looks like this state park had to be completely rebuilt as a result. It is very new. The roads are easy to navigate. All of the sites are full service. The picnic tables are built into new, clean concrete slabs. The sites are separated from each other and there are trees dotted throughout the campground. There is a water park as part of the park, but it was closed while we were here. There is a tiny triangular stretch of beach at the entrance to the park. It is a half mile walk from the campground to the shore. The rest of the shoreline is sea wall. There is a longer stretch of beach several miles down the road. There is a brand new casino 2-3 miles down the road as well. We camped at Buccaneer State Park in a Motorhome.Undo
Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $24.00
This is a wonderful RV park. Nice staff. Park is kept very clean. Restrooms are also very clean. Sites are sloped so bring extra blocks. I would stay here again. We camped at Buccaneer State Park in a Fifth Wheel.Undo
Date of Stay: December, 2013 - $20.00
I stayed here around Christmas. The place was nearly deserted. There was no one at the entrance so I just drove around for an hour and finally settled on one of the grassy over-flow sites at the front so I could watch the sun come up on the Gulf (right across the street literally). This site had electric only. I will tell you that if you stay during the peak season, good luck getting a view like I had as these high priced sites are designed at such an angle that either the front or back of the rig gets the view and it will no doubt be obscured by the other vehicles. The road in front did not seem to have much traffic, but this may be different in warmer months. In the back campground you'll find a completely rebuilt facility with level sites, not a lot of trees and concrete pads. Some of the turns are tight though. There's lots to do in- season and according to the very nice park ranger who lives on-site, it's a safe area. Watch for teens who steal beer coolers at night, though, according to the ranger. I don't know how much my site really cost as he actually gave me a discount due to my overnight stay and the time of year. I would definitely rate this as an excellent place for families, but I'll bet it gets pretty crowded and loud in the height of the peak season. We camped at Buccaneer State Park in a Motorhome.Undo
Date of Stay: November, 2013 - $24.00
Site was sloped downward enough to force my front wheels off the ground while trying to get the RV level. Other than that little problem, this park is a 10. We will be back for sure. We camped at Buccaneer State Park in a Motorhome.Undo
Date of Stay: November, 2013 - $24.00
One of the nicest state parks we have stayed in 8 years of full-timing. The only thing that kept me from rating it a 10 was the narrow drives and narrow paved sites. Our site was very level while others were not. Restrooms and showers were impeccable. Definitely will return again. We camped at Buccaneer State Park in a Motorhome.Undo
Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $24.00
This is a beautiful park. They have done a great job rebuilding it from the devastation of Katrina. I think the camp store and laundry facilities are still under renovation. They were not open. The pools were closed for the season also, but we were aware of this before we booked. They have several campground loops. We stayed in "Pirates Cove" for 5 nights. No cable or wi-fi available, but the antennae picked up several local stations. The sites were spacious and on an a fairly level asphalt pad. We actually had a tree on our site which made for nice shade in the afternoon and evening. There was a nice picnic table on a concrete pad, but no fire rings in this loop. There was a loop across the road (Treasure Cove) that had fire rings and looked quite nice, but the train tracks are close to that area and may be a noise concern for some people. We heard the train from our site, but it was not annoying at all. The "Royal Cay" loop does not have picnic tables, and the sites are very close together on gravel or dirt. The park was full for the weekend of "Cruisin' The Coast" but surprisingly quiet. I would definitely stay here again. Be sure to take your mosquito repellent,for the hungry things are out in force after dusk! We camped at Buccaneer State Park in a Travel Trailer.Undo
Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $24.00
Really fun wave pool and water slides here at this state park. Sites were a little uneven and close to one another, but if you select carefully you can get a good one in the back areas. People always post here about the gnats, and we saw a lot of them, but fans and bug spray keep them away. The beach is bike riding distance away but not that great. The pool and camp store are not open yet but look like they will be nice. We camped at Buccaneer State Park in a Travel Trailer.Undo
WARNING ? The railroad grade crossing on Clermont Rd. approaching the park has been built up and a longer or lower rig than ours may bottom out; there?s a warning sign on that road. The crossing on Lakeshore Rd. is level.johnhicks • November 2014
El Maguey, great mexican food in town. Very unique. If you go on the walking trail, keep your bearings. The trail is great and easy to walk, but it leads off in multiple trails and there's no signage. Nice areas to walk along the beach area.Fixn2gocamp • February 2015
If you are coming from Louisiana, once you are on US 90 DO NOT follow GPS. It will tell you to take Lower Bay Rd to Clermont Rd. The rail road crossing on Clermont Rd is steep going up and down. The back of my trailer hit the ground when I was crossing. Continue east on US 90 and turn on Waveland Ave (at the Circle K) and follow it to the water. This seems to be faster and the grade on the rail road crossing is not as steep. There is literally nothing around the park but you have a 10 minute drive to Walmart in Waveland if you need supplies. Silver Slipper Casino is about 4 miles down the street and you can see it from the gates, looking forward to their hotel being built as this might add a 24 hour eating option right by the park if you don't want to camp.Nizzy • March 2015
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