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Address: , Amelia Island, FL
Phone Number: 904 251 2320
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Worth a short drive to visit the island

This island community has a rich history and has gorgeous beaches. The park is well maintained and has tremendous views.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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University Place, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Fishing from shore or bridge $2.00 per person paid in honor system box. Nice experience if you like to fish. Kayak experience and horseback riding activities are near the park.

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University Place, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This island community has a rich history and has gorgeous beaches. The park is well maintained and has tremendous views.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We drove in and out onto the sand to the other end of the beach. It was low tide but really beautiful. Driving out on the beach is the best part of this! There were trucks backed up, families with their children and the nice thing was they put the tail gate down on the truck and they could leave... More 

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Savage, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

A beautiful place, even in the depth of winter. It was windy at times and you felt sand blasted if you stood in the breeze too long. But the beaches are stunning. A great place for a romantic evening stroll.

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Moultrie, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a no frills state park. Appeared to be a great fishing spot, had beautiful scenery but that was about it. If you have a 4 wheel drive vehicle you could probably have fun driving through the dune area, otherwise it is a very long walk to get to the beach area. It is not safe to swim in... More 

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Canton, NC
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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