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Huguenot Memorial Park

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Address: 10980 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226
Phone Number: 904-251-3335
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Activities: Birdwatching

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Great Stopover, Cheap Camping

We stopped here before we embarked on the long trip back to Tucson. I loved the beach, and at the time we were there it was very quiet with not many people. It may have been the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
Creosote2014
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Greenville, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We stopped here before we embarked on the long trip back to Tucson. I loved the beach, and at the time we were there it was very quiet with not many people. It may have been the off season, but it was peaceful and we had a nice walk around the island in the evening. The camp host was pleasant... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I have never driven on a beach before and it was my first time to do so. Easily the highlight of my trip! Have to be careful with some of the sand and the small birds that are all around the beach - you wouldn't want to ruin their habitat. I love the fact that you can park in the... More 

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Adairsville, Georgia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

water was just right, good sand, busy, busy beach. Like a giant tailgate party. Bathroom facilities are a far way. Blue John's set up 200yds from main beach area

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Jacksonville, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is a nice little park near the beach. has tennis courts and a little grassy space. This is a park tucked in between houses, so you might drive by and not see it.

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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102 reviews 102 reviews
12 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This is a wonderful place to spend the day. Nice long beach for walking. One of the few places you can drive your vehicle on.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

So, keep this in mind that I am from Minnesota so driving on the beach was the highlight to our visit! It was great to be able to drive on the beach and park close to the water! Our visit was on a Thursday so the beach wasn't crowded and we were able to drive on the lagoon side as... More 

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Auburn, Alabama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The park itself is great. However, the beach is small and crowded. It lacks character with no waves and tough sand. I was not pleased with the number of people who brought speakers and blasted their choice of music right next to us, nor did I enjoy the "fishing" taking place all around us (somewhat scary, really).

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Waynesville, GA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Awesome and the beach is accessible...no lugging coolers, chairs, etc. Just park and open the hatchback!!!

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Palm Coast, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My friend and I went camping and got a spot on the river. Awesome view. That's about the only good thing. We got stuck in the sand and everyone wanted to help but they couldn't. Called the front desk and all the had to say was it wasn't their responsibility. We weren't mad but we were hoping to get some... More 

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Neptune Beach, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Huguenot is a lovely beach park, but for me the beach side is the least attractive part because it's so crowded on weekends. The water is wonderful, and a popular option with local surfers. The beach is a long spit, with a lagoon side that I prefer, for kayaking and SUPing and photographing the incredible bird population. The tides provide... More 

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