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Address: 2601 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-2203
Phone Number:
+1 904-277-7274

This state park preserves Florida's history.

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Fun place for collecting shells and sharks teeth. On one side is the Atlantic on the other is the river. $6. Entrance fee allows you to go out & return the same day. Helpful... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fun place for collecting shells and sharks teeth. On one side is the Atlantic on the other is the river. $6. Entrance fee allows you to go out & return the same day. Helpful visitor center. Campground also.

Thank spinniker
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family visited Fort Clinch while we were vacationing on Amelia Island. It was a fun stop for history lovers and a nice place for my little ones to roam free and climb. The scenery there on the ocean was especially beautiful, too.

Thank Neely L
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have camped at both the River and Ocean sites numerous times. (We live around the corner!) Ocean is great, fantastic views, deer every evening, as long as you keep in mind you are completely exposed to the elements, and it can be very windy on the north point of the island where these sites are located. The River sites... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have visited many forts but this one was different from others. The structure is unique and must be seen to appreciate. Great history. We also camped at Riverside. It was perfect. Nice and quiet. We rode over to the beach camping and are very glad we didn't camp there as it offered little privacy. We were at #33 which... More 

Thank Mazma5
Largo, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the tour and the views of the river from the fort. Makes for a nice stop with the family for a couple of hours

Thank mpramis
Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really loved our visit to Fort Clinch SP. It's a lovely park with great views of the lighthouse, as well as some great nature. The beach is also lovely. The best part, though, is the fort itself! It was a totally cool experience and so fun to walk around! So glad we did it!!!

Thank chester110105
Swansea, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to drive to this park not knowing what to expect. Upon entering the park, you drive through a canopy of trees which is beautiful. There is a restored fort that housed both Confederate and Union soldiers during the Civil War. You can learn about the life the soldiers lived during the war. Several campgrounds are available and there... More 

Thank Marcella101420
West Deptford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have visited many Forts in our travels and this one was well worth a visit. The restoration efforts give you a revealing glimpse of the history of Fort Clinch. Very reasonable to enter,and the staff was very informative. Lots of hiking trails in the park and the beach acess is pefect for a walk along the ocean. Highly recommended... More 

Thank 222kennethr
Cedar Key, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had planned on a short visit to the Fort but ended up staying for hours. The history was spellbinding & the Fort with grounds are well maintained.

Thank Paula W
Jacksonville, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Although my wife and I have lived in NE Florida for over 30 years, and have made dozens of trips to Fernandina Beach, we've never taken a look at Fort Clinch State Park. On a romantic weekend there last week, we decided it was time to resolve that. We were intrigued at what we found, namely a historical civil war... More 

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