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Big Talbot Island State Park

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Address: 12157 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32226
Phone Number: (904) 251-2320
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Activities: Fishing, Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife

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Peaceful and Beautiful - I really like the open savannas to look across and see the water birds and at times you can also see the military flying practicing formations or just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Peaceful and Beautiful - I really like the open savannas to look across and see the water birds and at times you can also see the military flying practicing formations or just keep current on their talents.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We came out for an afternoon to walk the trails and the beach. The driftwood made for some beautiful pictures!

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The main attraction here is the sun bleached driftwood. It is just a mile from Little Talbot Island SP but the ecology is different. There are majestic live oaks and palmettos. This SP is part of the Timucuan National Preserve. There is a three dollar honor fee to enter. The park has a nice paved bike trail with parking along... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The driftwood here is amazing. The trails were fun to bike. Lots to explore. Watch out for the huge spiders and their webs!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Find the drift wood! It is a great state park! Be careful when swimming as there is a strong current lately. Great to lay out or site see. Such a beautiful gem!!

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Good to visit with family and camp out for the day. Peaceful, restful, and relaxed. Would also recommend the same with Little Talbot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My wife and I went to Big Talbot Island for a few hours and got to walk on the beach and explore the fallen trees. The experience was nothing short of breathtaking. We had a blast climbing the trees and watching the surf crash on and around them. The trail to the shore is a little long, so be prepared... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Loved exploring the beach. The driftwood is amazing! Very peaceful and relaxing - a fun must do. Due to time constraints we didn't have a chance to do more but this park and Little Talbot Island are on my to-do list for the next time we are in the area.

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Jacksonville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Does not look big but there is a beautiful view and picnic in the shade. Quiet beautiful take a bike. Very nice bike path connected to park!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I love the Bluffs with the Boneyard Beach area. It's fun to explore, but be sure you check the tide before you go. Go at low tide or risk getting stuck there or having a hard time maneuvering. I can't wait for the new boardwalk area to be completed.

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Address: Address: 12157 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32226
Phone Number: (904) 251-2320
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville

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