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Address: Amelia Island, FL
Phone Number: 904 251 2320
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Great Dunes!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Dee08Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

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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102 reviews 102 reviews
14 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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706 reviews 706 reviews
272 attraction reviews
273 helpful votes 273 helpful votes
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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263 reviews 263 reviews
33 attraction reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
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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100 reviews 100 reviews
58 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
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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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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Address: Address: Amelia Island, FL
Phone Number: 904 251 2320
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island

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