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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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Girls Weekend - Birthday Celebration

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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Keystone Heights, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A hidden gem. Walking and some climbing required. Pristine beaches. Go at low tide. Good facilities.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Beautiful bluffs over the ocean, nice trails for biking and walking, wooded picnic area, beach access hard to manage, portapotty

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Jessup, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This park is only $3 and is very nice for bking. The visitor center has a nice little museum and this is also where the tree beach is which is really really cool!!!!

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We rented kayaks here and spent most of the day out in the marsh and river. Great place to go explore.

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Port Saint John, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The beach with the drift wood is absolutely stunning. We took our dog on the trail walk (they aren't allowed on the beach though) and came back the next day pet free to walk on the beach. We didn't see any other people so it was nice and relaxing.

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is a beautiful beach. Not really a good spot to lay out but great for walks. Very neat driftwood. The surfave can be muddy at times. You have to take a little hike through the trees to get to the beach. We saw a marsh rabbit on the way there.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I wanted to get out of Jacksonville and enjoy some place more natural for a half-day or so, and Big Talbot did not disappoint! I arrived just before sunrise, and the bugs were fierce, so bring some repellent. The sunrise was beautiful and framed interestingly by the dead trees toppled on the eroding beach. Several large areas of rock extend... More 

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