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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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Beautiful, special, peaceful.

This is a favorite location...anywhere. I choose this as my favorite beach and it is on the agenda of all my visitors to the area. The beach is beautiful, the drive is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is a favorite location...anywhere. I choose this as my favorite beach and it is on the agenda of all my visitors to the area. The beach is beautiful, the drive is beautiful, the view of the ocean as it merges with the river is amazing. You are close to Fernandina for a fine meal, but you need nothing more... More 

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Panama City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

One of 173 state parks in Florida, most are exceptional. Little and Big Talbot are both on the southern access to Amelia Island, which is the only park that has Horseback riding on the beach

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Melrose
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

As a kid there was only one way to the ocean and it was a Valient full of kids with my Dad driving over the dunes. We always had a day of family fun. Now there is a road and parking lot and no chance to get stuck but still so much fun in the sun (along with a bathroom).

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Marco Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Beautiful beach but a bit of a walk, especially if you are bringing lots of stuff with you. There is a bluff that is awesome. We didn't really spend much time here but it is beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I really enjoyed our time here. To sum it up there is no large crowds, opportunity for hiking, biking, and observing beautiful scenery ,driftwood, birds, and seashells. A nature lovers paradise.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

A beautiful, quiet beach that is truly worth the drive from Jacksonville. We have gone to this beach for decades. It is clean and so peaceful. Last visit to Jacksonville was August, 2013. Any time we visit Jacksonville we go to Talbot State Park - Love Little Talbot Island Park!

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Whitesburg, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful beach places you will ever see. It is not very crowded at all. They do have a small campground for small RV trailers and tent camping. In this campground you are within walking distance to other campers, but it feels like you are out on your own, as the trees and vegetation give... More 

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South Jordan, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We, family, went to see Boneyard Beach. Nice little walk to the beach, and we wore swimsuits to wade. Clean beach, we were pretty much there alone. We also had a picnic at the picnic area in the parking lot. There is no Ranger Station on Big Talbot Island, hence no maps of the walks. We had to pull into... More 

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Florida/North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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

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

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

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