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Address: Amelia Island, FL
Phone Number: 904 251 2320
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Amelia Island State Park

You do have to pay to enter the park. Four Wheeled trucks and SUVs are allowed on the beach. There were plenty of people fishing. It had nice sandy white beaches. Not the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Canton, NC
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Canton, NC
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

You do have to pay to enter the park. Four Wheeled trucks and SUVs are allowed on the beach. There were plenty of people fishing. It had nice sandy white beaches. Not the crushed up shell beaches. Nice place to visit.

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White Plains, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The state park is a bare bones park with one portable potty for restrooms and nothing else. The park is better suited for people wanting to fish or kayak. The beach was not a good beach to walk on.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

An undeveloped stretch of beach, looks quite different without the coconut palms which are not native. The sand is quite brown, washed up trees, and trash. No dogs allowed, but a good place to picnic; remember to bring spray for the sand flees. It's free state park fees $2. per person. But you can give $5. fee, to the Amelia... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We spent an hour here so we could walk along an undeveloped stretch of natural beach. We observed and took photos of different types of shorebirds, the shell-strewn beach, and wash-up jellyfish. Even though there were other people, most of them were fishing along the Nassau Sound, so we have the beach to ourselves. It was beautiful and serene. There's... More 

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Camden, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We had just come from Fernandina Beach so we stopped off here and paid the $2 per person entry. Unfortunately we could not walk out dog on the beach so I strolled solo and picked up some nice shells.Worth the detour even if you are beached out.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We stopped here on our way to St. Augustine from Savannah. It was worth the small detour. It is a very quaint area. The beaches are beautiful. We went to Fernandina beach. The sand was wonderful.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The State Park provides a nice beach area on the south end of the island. The area seemed to be used mostly by local fishermen who would park their vehicles on the beach and fish from the shore. Horses were also allowed on the beach. So if your desire is to have a nice walk, watch where you step.

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful white sand stretch of beach. Found lots of whelks and horseshoe crab shells and even a sand dollar! Not a lot of people there in December and we pretty much had the beach to ourselves. There were signs posted that this is not a place for swimming because of the currents. If you have a 4-wheel drive vehicle, you... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

It was really fun to take our truck out on the sand. We went during the week, and we were basically the only people on the beach! There are a lot of shells on the beach, but the sand is still nice. Be sure to bring small quantities of cash with you to pay the entrance fee in case the... More 

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Amelia Island State Park is located at the extreme southern end of the island. It is an isolated, quiet park with long stretches of white sandy surf and hilly dunes. As others here have suggested, this is not a place where you would want to swim. Rather, it is a great place to stroll along and look for shells, or... More 

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