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Big Talbot Island State Park

12157 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-2528
+1 904-251-2320
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Very Unusual Indeed

I did not realize there was a beach with the "bones" of fallen trees. It was very interesting to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
gjones754
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Winter Park, Florida
Beauty and peace

Such nice place, water was warm and no waves. Instead of sand is more like clay and you can hung... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lilscalf
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Jacksonville, FL
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“low tide” (14 reviews)
“fallen trees” (8 reviews)
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12157 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-2528
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+1 904-251-2320
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I did not realize there was a beach with the "bones" of fallen trees. It was very interesting to see and we really enjoyed the nature walk to the accessible path to the beach. I would definitely say everyone should experience this at least once!...More

Thank gjones754
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such nice place, water was warm and no waves. Instead of sand is more like clay and you can hung hammock between the trees.

Thank lilscalf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a awesome secluded beach. Nice water and amenities too. Clean and family friendly. Highly recommend to others

Thank 637miriamp
Reviewed 7 June 2017

On our way to Fernandina Beach from Jacksonville, our host and driver suggested a short side trip to Big Talbot State Park since we literally pass it on the way. We pulled in where signage indicated, and paid the $3 per carload fee (on the...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Big Talbot offers photographers and naturalists everything they want year long. Short hikes put you in prime location for that one in a million sunrise photo and the best outdoor portraits you could imagine. Driftwood beach is a favorite for all who visit.

Thank Holly H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

down a track and you will find an amazing beach with fallen trees on the beach and sea front. I know this doesn't sound much, this is a must see area, be warned you can't take anything from the beach. good for phot views.

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Anytime you need to get away from the hustle & bustle of life Big Talbot is always a great place to visit. My 15 year old daughter loves that it's off the beaten path & quiet.

1  Thank MIAMIRED
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Visited with family over Easter break. Beautiful state park. Really enjoyed exploring the beach. Would love to go back.

Thank momoftwokids2005
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

The parking is ample but bring cash it cost us about $8. There is a changing area/bathroom building at the edge of the parking lot that is very clean. Follow the little bridge out to the beach. This beach has occasional driftwood - not as...More

Thank Spelsie
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Nice experience driftwood beach experience with not a single other person in sight. A short walk through the woods gets you to a pristine driftwood beach. Access is not easy for people who cannot climb down a somewhat steep slope. No bathrooms at the beach...More

Thank IB E
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