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Big Talbot Island State Park

12157 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-2528
+1 904-251-2320
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Small park

The beach views were interesting, but could not access at this time from the park. The park was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Helena R
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Chilly February

Great trails, nice bike Lanes, picnic areas, beautiful beach and lots of wildlife. We went for the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trenda B
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Pollock, Louisiana
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  • Average4%
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“boneyard beach” (32 reviews)
“low tide” (18 reviews)
“amelia island” (17 reviews)
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12157 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-2528
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+1 904-251-2320
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"boneyard beach"
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"low tide"
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"amelia island"
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"fallen trees"
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"black rock"
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"honor system"
in 5 reviews
"climb down"
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"path that leads"
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"geological formations"
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"root systems"
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"nature photography"
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"beach erosion"
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"oyster beds"
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"great place to take pictures"
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"short walk through the woods"
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"photographers dream"
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"beautiful beach"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The beach views were interesting, but could not access at this time from the park. The park was small and there did appear to be trails to walk on, but not much else.

Thank Helena R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trails, nice bike Lanes, picnic areas, beautiful beach and lots of wildlife. We went for the morning.... chilly and misting rain but great place to go in warmer weather. Friendly park staff.

Thank Trenda B
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Big Talbot Island State Park is one of our family's favorite day trips. The kids have a great time exploring and it isn't over-crowded.

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

At the second pull-off parking lot heading North on Hecsher Dr there is a path that leads to the beach where you will find many trees that have fallen onto the beach from erosion and been was clean from the ocean waves, turning them to...More

1  Thank TBone22tlb
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

This is a stop every time we go from Jacksonville, to Amelia Is. Different time of the day, different pictures to take. Always something new to see, we are talking about sunrises thru sunsets.

Thank Gloria K
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Walk the trail through the woods out to the beach. Be careful climbing over Hurricane Irma debris. Beach is covered with driftwood and provides a gorgeous backdrop for photographs. Try to plan your visit at sunset and high tide for best photographs. If you like...More

Thank Gatorartlady
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

My husband and I visited the state park and took the trails out to Boneyard Beach. The washed up old trees make for a fun view and a little bit of a jungle gym. When we went we were the only two people on the...More

Thank Ashley H
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

If you are looking for an interesting beach- this is it! A photographers dream, the "Boneyard" beach has decades of trees- weathered and down on the beach from erosion. It changes every time you go. There is a lookout off the north parking lot- but...More

1  Thank Crystal O
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

A visit to the Jacksonville area would not be complete without a visit to this State Park. Beautiful Beaches, Driftwood, History, and near Amelia Island makes it a fun and inexpensive day trip or staycation destination.

Thank Adam N
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is a fairly tupical area for this region along the coast with swamps, wetlands, sand dunes, a beach and tropical forst. There are walking trails which are interesting. Parking costs $3.00 if you pull in off 1/A/1.

Thank Oldjack
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