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Amelia Island State Park

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Address: Amelia Island, FL
Phone Number: 904 251 2320

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A long 3 mile drive into the campground. Plentiful wildlife. Beautiful sunset view. Armadillo everywhere. Great for riding bicycles. I noticed a mountain biking trail which looks... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 18, 2016
Panama City Beach, Florida
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Panama City Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

A long 3 mile drive into the campground. Plentiful wildlife. Beautiful sunset view. Armadillo everywhere. Great for riding bicycles. I noticed a mountain biking trail which looks awesome.

Thank SSdeckhand1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

This a beautiful beach with everything you could ask for. Thay have Horseback Riding, Fishing and you can even ride your ATV on the Beach. The locals are friendly and helpful. The best thing about it also besides the beauty is that it is free. So come out and enjoy you wont regret it

Thank BubbaWeston
Coral Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Horseback riding tours are offered four times a day along the beach. The guided walk is below the high tide mark so the ocean washes away any droppings. The rides are on American quarter horses. The park has a campsite, no restaurants. The staff is knowledgeable and the park is well maintained.

Thank 387indy
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

I was really excited to go to Amelia Island state park as it was recommend by a coworker. I've been living in Jacksonville for 7 months and wanted to explore its surrounding beaches and state parks. Anyway, the drive was great through the scenic view of A1A. But honestly when we got there it was almost impossible to walk thru... More 

Thank Ruth S
St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

Don't go to this park unless you are driving in a 4WD vehicle and want to drive on very loose sand. We did not leave the parking lot as we watched a jeep try to get out of the sand while trying to pull out another vehicle. No fun!

Thank wanderer329
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016

If you've ever wanted to ride a horse along the beach then this is the place to do it. Horse back riding and driving on the beach are both allowed in this park that covers the southern tip of Amelia Island.

Thank Dave_is_at_the_beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016

Great place for fishing, walking along soft white sand, view of the the A1A bridge and filled with dunes, saw grass behind you, beautiful blue water in front of you. We drove our 4x4 truck along the soft sandy beach and saw sand pipers, herons and pelicans. wonderful stop.

Thank FlaCracker3
Bonifay, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2016

This state park is well maintained, great staff to assist, answer questions, provide information! You can enjoy fishing, camping, swimming, beach activities, enjoy the fort/ history and stop along the way and view the marsh lands and light house! A great day spot, overnight or vacation with all sorts of activities for any age group!

Thank Diana M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

We visit this area frequently in the summer. The admission is $2. The beach is 4x4 accessible, and there is usually plenty of room to drive. This park is at the Southern tip of Amelia Island. There is plenty of room to fish, picnic, and miles of beach to explore.

1 Thank Benjamin P
Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2016

Located at the south end of Amelia Island, the State Park admission is $2 per person. You can drive for miles on the beach (4x4), fish from the shore or a very large pier. Many picnic, swim or hike. This was a very special natural experience and highly recommended for nature lovers.

1 Thank Clancydog

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