Little Talbot Island State Park

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Little Talbot Island State Park

Little Talbot Island State Park
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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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Erika
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The hiking trail is about a 4 mile loop including walking on trail and along the beach. The island includes restroom and changing facilities, picnic areas and grills (bring your own charcoal), and an open area to rinse off after spending the day at the beach. Highly recommend visiting Little Talbot Island State Park if you're looking for some hiking and a relaxing day at the beach.
Written March 20, 2020
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Sharon A
Jacksonville, FL13 contributions
Our Mom's group loved coming here when our children were little. There was a sand bar that broke the waves and they were very gentle for little ones. We ate lunch in the covered picnic area. Our daughter went to Little Talbot last year and said the sand bar is still there, but you would have to check it out to see if it remains. We remember one day driving over the inlet bridge and looking out at Big Talbot Island, where an SUV was up to the windows in water! You have to pay attention to the tides when you're driving on the beach... It's a beautiful area and you can visit Safe Harbor Seafood Restaurant nearby or Kingsley Plantation.
Written October 12, 2020
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Cindy S
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This beach is off the beaten path. It doesn’t get crowded or busy till around 2 o’clock in the afternoon the beach is clean the shelves are plentiful. You can rinse your feet off in the outdoor showers and there are bathrooms that are pretty good. There is limited walkways to the beach so be prepared to walk in the sand and it’s hot and thick. We brought a big four wheel wagon to carry our stuff. There are no lifeguards, no place to eat however there is a picnic area with grills
Written August 8, 2020
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Judy B
Belfast, ME65 contributions
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According to the website there is beach access and miles of bike trails. So we were surprised when we got here that the ranger station, beach and the miles of bike trails are across the highway from the campground! This is A1A, the busy main thoroughfare through the barrier islands to Fernandina Beach. There is a nice boat dock on the tidal creek that borders the campground for kayaking or fishing, otherwise you have to leave the campground to do anything including purchasing ice and firewood at the ranger station because the campground hosts don’t sell it. I biked across the highway one time but I would not recommend it especially with children as traffic is constantly speeding by. It’s a nice wooded campground with mostly private sites and clean restrooms. Just be aware that there is not much to do there.
Written February 15, 2020
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Stacy C
Fernandina Beach, FL318 contributions
We stopped at Little Talbot Island State Park before checking into our hotel. The island was basically deserted so we were wary. It is so beautiful! Lots of shells, driftwood, birds, etc.. Definitely worth a few hours to walk to shore and take in the beauty of the area.
Written January 29, 2020
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SH
Tampa, FL135 contributions
We visited Little Talbot Island after visiting the Boneyard Beach at Big Talbot Island. Due to an earlier injury, we were unable to partake in any of the hiking, but hope to do that next time. The beach itself was uncrowded in the morning and we enjoyed walking along the water, checking out the sea shells the beach is known for.
Written June 4, 2021
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walt s
Tampa, FL179 contributions
Couples
We camped there a couple of days ago and the park camp ground is across the street from the main park. The bathhouse and the grounds were well maintained but the campground is next to a salt water marsh and the mosquitos were terrible

The beach is nice and the as is the rest the park. The staff was polite friendly and professional.
Written June 27, 2020
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wb3dmd
Ocklawaha, FL71 contributions
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Nice park with elec & water at site. Bathhouses clean & well placed. No paved roads and no concrete pads at site (just the way we like it). Only downside is 1/2 mile to beach. We will use again next time we are in Jacksonville.
Staff very friendly and helpful.
Written February 19, 2020
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TrailTrekker15
Tallahassee, FL3,808 contributions
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My wife and I visited Little Talbot Island the same day as our visit to neighboring Big Talbot Island. The expanse of beach is much greater at Little Talbot Island. There are views of the naval base and the mouth of the St. John’s River from the beach on the south end of the island. On the north end is the beautiful 4-mile Dune Ridge Trail. About half the trail meanders across tree-covered dunes and the other half is on the beach. It was stunning and scenic. We enjoyed our visit to Little Talbot Island immensely!
Written February 24, 2020
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Kelly B
Iowa4,162 contributions
Family
We visited this afternoon for about 3 hours. Considering it’s a Saturday during spring break, and a beautiful day, I was surprised that it was quite uncrowded.

The beach was beautiful, and there piles of shells all over the place, many whole. I also found several sand dollars (all broken, unfortunately).

We also saw some kind of tortoise in the sand dunes.

We spent some time just relaxing and playing games in one of the shelter houses. There were plenty of picnic tables that no one was using.

Bathrooms were clean, and there were also changing stalls available.
Written March 19, 2022
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