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Fort Clinch State Park

2601 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-2203
+1 904-277-7274
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Large Park With History

This is a large historical park with a number of wide sandy beaches and camping areas and some... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Oldjack
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
History and shark tooth hunting

The park is clean and well cared for and the beach attracts walkers and shark tooth hunters. Lots... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Meclazinemaven
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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This state park preserves Florida's history.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2601 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-2203
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+1 904-277-7274
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a large historical park with a number of wide sandy beaches and camping areas and some walking trails. Over 1.400 acres has a number of trails with ponds such as the Willow Pond Trail that winds through the swampy water ponds and is...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed yesterday

The park is clean and well cared for and the beach attracts walkers and shark tooth hunters. Lots of parking and easy access to the beach area. The fort is very well maintained and has historically accurate rooms set up that you can eithe walk...More

Thank Meclazinemaven
Reviewed 6 days ago

Forty years ago, our family took the ferry from St. Mary's GA to spend the day on Cumberland Island. My mother always researched trips to find wonderful places like this, which I gladly inherited her trait. We never saw any of the wild horses or...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting history. Not a lot going on the day we were there but it was a fun day. Take a while to really walk around and see all the hidden nooks.

Thank kln5486
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed our first time in the river section where it is shadier and we especially enjoyed walking the paths and riding our bike and touring downtown Fernandina Beach. The second time we stayed in the beach section which is all sun and we loved...More

1  Thank Mary Gay H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to enjoy the 6 mile trail system. Ride it or hike it. Some undulations and nice flowy sections. The road has beautiful canopy sections. In and out from the gate doing the beach road both directions is a nice 12 mile loop. Stop...More

Thank dougsteinsr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ft. Clinch is a beautiful State Park in the heart of North Florida. Several acres of hardwoods, palmettos, to include the live oaks with plenty of moss hanging from the oaks. The Fort is one of the many Forts built before the start of the...More

Thank gatorsinkeywest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'll admit, first time I ever strolled through this Park, I was a little shocked. You come off of the beach community and almost right away feel as if you've entered a quiet wilderness get away. The trees are a pleasure to look at, the...More

Thank Kyle R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rushed through our visit last year, and returned for a more in-depth look. It is amazing that it is in such great shape! We were blessed with a perfect day and there were no mosquitoes!

Thank Travel_bug0707
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to search for sharks teeth on the beach, no we didn't find any. The Fort is okay, have been to many Forts this one is small not much there.

Thank Suzanne P
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lannstevens63
27 February 2017|
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Response from Marcella101420 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I didn't see the question sooner but I would say it is worth driving through. I enjoyed looking at the trees.
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c0mmanderray
11 February 2017|
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Response from brucebaugh47 | Reviewed this property |
$6 per vehicle for the park, $2 per person to enter the fort.
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Karen F
23 January 2017|
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Response from Steve O | Reviewed this property |
Between exploring Ft. Clinch, taking Amelia River Cruise's Cumberland Island sightseeing cruise, strolling the shops of Centre Street, and hanging out at the beach, one can easily spend at least one night if not two nights... More
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