The Davis Bayou Campground is located near downtown Ocean Springs, Mississipi and its 52 sites accommodate tents and RVs of all sizes. The campground is part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore, and during your stay, you'll be just minutes from a variety of fun activities. It sits adjacent to a saltwater marsh, and the campground is filled with oak and pine trees that provide shade and privacy for campers. Davis Bayou is a dog-friendly campground as long as your dog remains on a leash and you clean up after them. Campers say there are all sorts of nice places throughout the campground to take your dog for a walk!
All campsites at Davis Bayou have electric and water hookups, and as well as picnic tables, fire pits, and grills. There's also a clothes-line at the campground, along with a dump station, hot showers and flush toilets, and drinking water. If you're camping with more than 10 but less than 40 people, there's a beautiful group site with a water hookup to accommodate you.
No matter what time of year you visit Davis Bayou Campground, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy. Campers can fish, bird-watch, boat, or picnic, and there are also ranger-led programs throughout the year. If you're up for a hike, opt for the two-mile Davis Bayou Trail which is suitable for all skill levels. Half a mile from the campground there's a boat launch, as well as a fishing pier by the visitors center you can use if you have a Mississippi State Saltwater Fishing License.
Campers can stay for up to 42 calendar nights per year, and each site can accommodate up to eight campers and two vehicles as well as two tents or a tent and an RV. If you're visiting during this pawesome campground's busiest season (January 1 to March 31), you can stay for up to 14 consecutive days, and from April 1 to December 31, campers can stay for 28 days.