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Great for photos

Great walk. We loved all the awesome driftwood on the beach! It was great for climbing and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Julie Z
Look for "Black Rock Trail"

There are a few ways to access Big Talbot, but Black Rock Trail is my favorite! It looks like... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jacksonville, Florida
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12157 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-2528
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great walk. We loved all the awesome driftwood on the beach! It was great for climbing and wonderful for photos.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Julie Z
Reviewed 4 days ago

There are a few ways to access Big Talbot, but Black Rock Trail is my favorite! It looks like you're in the Elephant Graveyard once you take the 10 minute hike (all flat land but would still be hard to push a stroller or wheelchair...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AliciaH904
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took an unbeatable flight from Philadelphia to Jacksonville, $29 return flight with Frontier. Big Talbots and Little Talbot Island Parks were our first preference to visit along with the Jacksonville city. Florida fascinate me all the time. On a good day, you will see...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a 20 min drive off 295 is a great respite from too much car time. We went from sunny and beautiful to major fog once we hit the island so we were worried we would have to abort but it cleared up for us....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bdaygirl
Reviewed December 12, 2018

This is a park that offers the best of everything, a wonderful beach, nice camping, nature / hiking trails, bike trails, and places to canoe, kayak, and paddle board. It is a truly beautiful location, and well worth the drive to spend a wonderful family...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Awesome place for crazy teens to explore and play. Our family enjoyed it, it was unlike any place we've ever seen. We didn't have any problems with ticks. We used the trail on the way down then climbed up the bluff on the way back

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

Walked the trails with my family and dog. The place is tick infested!!!!! Stay away!!! Will absolutely never go there again.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank timkP6398TD
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Take a day at the park to walk the beach and explore driftwood forest. You may even find an alligator on the shore like we did last Sunday.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Waynette T
Reviewed November 16, 2018

We love going to Big Talbot Island state Park. It's a different kind of beach experience. Our grandkids called it "Adventure Island." If you enjoy exploring you will love going to Big Talbot!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 10Annie10
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here briefly to do some birding and sightseeing as we drove through the area. There are so many great birds here and most are easy to see! Great walks and places to escape the everyday. Beautiful trees and ocean views as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Marilyn O
June 14, 2018|
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Response from Gloria K | Reviewed this property |
Talbot Is park is in the middle between Amelia Is and Jacksonville. Getting there from I295 you will pass several restaurants, the ferry and a must stop the plantation and you will be 15 min from the park. If you go north... More
March 4, 2018|
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Response from Roxiecoolada | Reviewed this property |
Only on the trails not on the beaches because of the migrating birds.