Fort De Soto

3500 Pinellas Bayway
St. Petersburg, FL 33715- Map It
Phone: (727) 582-2267

AAA Editor Notes

Fort De Soto, on the southern end of Mullet Key, was begun during the Spanish-American War but was incomplete at war's end. Its guns never were fired in battle. There are walkways around the fort ruins. A pamphlet outlining a self-guiding tour along the Historical Trail is available. A ferry to Egmont Key State Park is available for a fee.
Free. Park admission $5 (per private vehicle); free (per person arriving by bicycle or on foot). Toll 85c.
Hours: Daily dawn-dusk.