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Little Talbot Island State Park

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Address: 12157 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-2528
Phone Number: 904–251–2320
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On Little Talbot Island, construction of the Timucuan State and National...

On Little Talbot Island, construction of the Timucuan State and National Parks Multi-Use Trail is underway. The first phase of the trail will span more than 2 miles through coastal habitat of Little Talbot Island.

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Beautiful scenery and giant sand dollars!

What a lovely beach! We enjoyed soft sand, picturesque grasses and drift wood, and we found some huge sand dollars! When the weather is cool you practically have the place to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Chesterfield, Missouri
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Chesterfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a lovely beach! We enjoyed soft sand, picturesque grasses and drift wood, and we found some huge sand dollars! When the weather is cool you practically have the place to yourself! Note: If you see dark sand dollars on the beach, they are still alive. Please leave them alone. If the sand dollar is firm and bleached white, it's... More 

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North Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went for a weekend camping trip this past weekend with the family and were very disappointed. To begin with, every other state park I have ever been to keeps up with when people leave the sights, not this place. Early check in is not an option. After arriving at our sight I realized why, NOBODY had been to the sight... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a lovely and peaceful state park. We drove down to the end where you cannot swim and took in the tranquil environment. We were the only ones out there. It was low tide and you could see just why that portion of the beach is a "no swimming" area with how the water pooled beautifully at different depths... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This might be the best beach on the east coast. Wide soft sandy beach , great wave action, pristine scenery uninterrupted by condos and development and nice bathroom/changing facilities.

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Thank Smkymtntroutman
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here in the afternoon, nice park with enough parking space, clean restrooms and a very kind ranger. We walked the Dune Ridge Trail and didn't bring the DEET, big mistake!!! In the part of the trail through the woods we were constantly harrassed by the mosquitos, didn't even have the time to look what's surrounding us :(. We... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

our f.mily day was here we had so much fun eating and just being with family go in early spring much better

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Thank Sandra M
Jacksonville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to visit a gorgeous beach away from crowds this is the place. Take a short walk down the beach from the boardwalk and you will have the whole beach to yourself. It can get crowded at the foot of the boardwalk but that's about it. There are miles of beach to walk or bike. There are also... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is a quiet, laid back and well maintained area. The beach area is clean and not crowded. By paying attention to the tides you can get to several areas that are almost isolated. It's a great place to relax for a day and unwind. Make sure to bring plenty of food and drink.

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Thank WeKite
Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shady picnic tables, bring bikes because there is a 5 or more miles of bicycle path away from the road. There are also bathrooms and the beach is clean and serene. It is also near a kajack rental if you would like to do that. Biking trail is also a walking path and the path is shady in many places.... More 

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New Port Richey, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You think it is just a nice spot for a picnic, but don't miss the board walk for the real treat. Just over the edge you see all the live oaks the fell off the ledge and are bleaching out on the beach. Amazing site,worth the drive.

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