Our first time camping here and our reaction is mixed.
The campground is outstanding, well kept, clean facilities and lots of multi-use trails and a terrific beach just across the highway.
The park is, generally speaking booked solid during the winter season. It appeared we got one of the few spots available.
We are both underwhelmed by Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama. They don't call it the Redneck Riviera for nothing. You, of course, may find all the high rises and kitschy shit to your liking.
Regardless, Gulf State Park comes recommended.
Steven and Melanie