July 5, 2020 - reviewed by Skip
Too crowded for our liking. Half price for Florida senior residents, like all Florida state parks. Because of COVID the tram wasn't running to go to the beach, the pool was closed, ranger talks were closed, and several other amenities were either closed or severely limited, yet they still charged full price. In spite of these closures due to COVID, the laundry with 8-10 washers and the same number of dryers was fully operational with no restrictions and we never saw anyone cleaning and disinfecting. Things that make you say "hmmmm." The bath house closest to us was closed for renovations...another poster mentioned it in March, and said it had been closed for 8 months...and now in July it's STILL closed. Like others mentioned the reservation site says they are full, yet we saw numerous sites empty while we were there. The beach is nice, but that's not because of the campground; that's the Emerald Coast. All the beaches are beautiful
June 11, 2020 - reviewed by Theresa Hobbs
First Beach Camp-out
We are really enjoying our stay here at Topsail. I'm just curious as to why there is absolutely no availability online yet there are 10 to 12 sites completely vacant. I've asked two workers that question and they have no answer. We just lucked up and grabbed a site that someone cancelled due to the tropical storm earlier this week. We love riding our bikes about a mile to the beach. We saw a sea turtle the first day in the water. We saw a small snake on our bike ride.
The beach is BEAUTIFUL and the water is gorgeous. Great waves yesterday left over from the storm. Its calmer today. After driving down 30A and seeing condos on every inch of land, it was awesome to drive back in to the preserve and know this beautiful spot will always be protected.
March 26, 2020 - reviewed by Jessica M.
Can't Wait To Go Back
Took the family for Spring Break. The park is very well kept, great laundry room, and nice to bike through for the whole family. This is our 2nd time at Topsail. The kids are already asking when can we go back! You need to book ahead if you want to stay during peak season. They need to open more restrooms. The one in ther front of the park has been boarded up for over 8 months.
November 19, 2019 - reviewed by HANK
Get Site 147
I can see why others complain about the lack of privacy in the front section; but, the section of the campground we're in is beautiful (sites 101-168). Wooded and semi-private. The tram is a nice way to get to the beach but bring bikes if you want to come & go on your own schedule. Zero complaints.
November 7, 2019 - reviewed by DoraTheExplorer
First RV Resort
I absolutely loved it. The RV spaces are nice and spacious with picnic table. It is a walk to the beach, but the walk is beautiful. Train is available from 9am - 4:30pm. I felt it was affordable. Sadly, we were only here one night as we are driving by. Will most definitely be coming back for 3-7 days.
September 7, 2019 - reviewed by Kelly
Last Minute Schedule Change
We were booked at a Myrtle beach state park when hurricane Dorian was expected to come through that area. We were able to change plans on the day we were to leave for our trip I was so lucky to be able to get a spot at Topsail state park. When I logged on there was only one site left so I booked it. It turned out to be one of the best spots in the campground. This park is beautiful. It is very large and the beach is wonderful, and everyone was so nice! So glad we took our bikes! I can’t imagine not having them. It’s about 1mile to beach from campground.There is a tram that runs every 30 minutes as well. We will definitely return!
August 15, 2019 - reviewed by DMc33
Very Nice State Park
Nice check in. Hugh parking lot to un hook tow. Lots of shade but our site 69 seemed crowded and small. Looked right over to neighbors in front of us and also to the side. Shady but no privacy or view. Concrete level pad was nice. Store with a FEW items. Bought ice for $3.20. Seemed high.
You really should bring bikes to enjoy this park. Many ride to the beach. Tram is very nice but doesnt start until 9 am. Great road to beach but a bit over 1 mile. Loved the tram. They make it so beachgoers can load ALL THEIR STUFF. Once at the beach it's a long boardwalk to the beach. But once at the beach the sand is white and soft AND the water clear and blue. Restrooms st the tram area and showers too. No food avail so take to the beach drinks, food, chairs, and umbrellas.
I'd go back mainly for the beach.
August 5, 2019 - reviewed by Jack
Simply the best. Can’t even come up with any negatives except that getting a reservation is tough. Also, dogs aren’t allowed on the beach much to our boy’s’ dismay. Bring bikes so you can ride to the beach. Saw small sharks and rays just off the beach. Great restaurants nearby and a Wal Mart for shopping. DO NOT go to this Wal Mart on weekends unless you enjoy waiting for 30 minutes in line. Highly recommend Topsail.
June 30, 2019 - reviewed by 5dudes
One Of The Best Fl State Parks
We love Topsail. Full hookups, cable, pool, spacious shaded sites, amazing beach. Tram to beach if you don’t ride a bike. This is an annual trip for us.
April 8, 2019 - reviewed by Cindy And Ed
We were in site 40 and it was Great. Easy to get in to and level cement slab. Felt very private. This park is well kept and the staff is friendly. The trails are great and the beach is beautiful. There is a team that takes you to the boardwalk that crosses the dunes if you dont want to walk that far. Excited because we saw our first alligator in the wild here. After crossing the dunes on the boardwalk just before hitting the sand of the beach it was in a small pond area. The beach is beautiful. We would definitely stay here again.
September 20, 2018 - reviewed by Mike
One of the best we've stayed at. Sites are not very private but lots of amenities Great for biking and hiking. Beautiful beach and dunes.
September 15, 2018 - reviewed by Dpringle
We love Topsail. One of our favorite. Campground is clean, full hookups, lots of trees and plenty of space between each site. Lots of kids for our kids to play with. Beach is nice and not crowed. The only issue is it's hard to get a reservation. Have to book a year in advance to get a site in summer.
July 7, 2018 - reviewed by Jbird1311
Stayed in site 115. It was well maintained and shaded. Park itself was very well kept and tram to beach worked great. Never could figure out the 30 min schedule as it came at all times throughout the day. It would be easier to say it runs continuously through he day.
Bathrooms were clean and had ac. Cable tv was great when it rained. We would stay here again!
February 27, 2018 - reviewed by Travelsince76
Top Service At Topsail
Disappointed at first when my surge protector gave me a reading of reverse polarity. So our first night we had no power. Next morning they sent Todd to our site; he took the time to remove the cover of the power post in our site to double check the white wires were wired to neutral and black wires to “live” and proceeded to explain how wiring works assuring us everything was ok. We plugged in and had no issues at all during our 8 night stay.
Thank you Todd for your time and patience
Will return next year even if site 31 needs a little concrete work
December 19, 2017 - reviewed by FSUWizard
Great State Park
This is the best Florida State Park that I have ever camped in. 50 amp, sewer and great cable set it apart. About the only thing I missed was wifi at the site, but my Verizon hot spot worked well. I definitely will return.
August 3, 2017 - reviewed by Joe
Very clean park, stayed for 2 nights. Love the beach
July 7, 2017 - reviewed by Sherry Schneider
Great park with beautiful beaches and friendly park rangers! Will definitely be back.
May 25, 2017 - reviewed by Lisa
Beautiful secluded beach, nature trails, and pool. Very clean! Will definitely be returning.
January 29, 2017 - reviewed by Janet
Well Maintained. Quiet, except during spring break. Lots of families. Beautiful beach. Spacious sites.
October 26, 2016 - reviewed by Mike
Favorite RV Park
This place has it all. Nature walks, beach and lake access, hiking, fishing, wooded spaces with privacy. Facilities are great. Our personal favorite place to camp.
May 21, 2016 - reviewed by Dean
Beach As It Use To Be
Nice park and very clean, stayed for 4 nights in a 32ft Class C. Beach is all natural as it use to be. Highly recommend!
December 2, 2015 - reviewed by Marivanbracht
This is the nicest State Park i ever visited. Maintained in perfect condition. We came back 5 times so far and our next visit is already booked.
October 5, 2015 - reviewed by Moonrover
Great Bike Trails
Bike within the park and to the beach. The Timpoochee Trail starts at the park entry and goes south east through beach towns. (18.6 miles of paved riding through tourist infested area)