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Amelia Island State Park

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Address: Amelia Island, FL
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+1 904-251-2320

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Unfortunately not enough is being done to protect this Park

This really is a beautiful piece of the World and needs someone who just doesn't run an oversized lawnmower to construct a new path because mother nature has taken away the old... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Parker, Colorado
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Parker, Colorado
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275 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This really is a beautiful piece of the World and needs someone who just doesn't run an oversized lawnmower to construct a new path because mother nature has taken away the old path. A little thought and the ability to build an effective staircase to the beach would prove very beneficial here. This beach rivals Driftwood beach on Jeckyll island.... More 

1 Thank fogsworld
Jacksonville, Florida
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Amelia Island State Park/Nassau Sound is like no other beach in the Jacksonville area. The drive to the beach is like taking a back road home; peaceful, beautiful, easy. You can drive on the beach (seriously- 4x4s only, you will get stuck in the soft sand if you do not have 4wd), or you can park in the parking lot... More 

Thank Jessica B
Boca Raton, Florida
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437 reviews
178 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We had a truly great time cruising through Amelia Island State Park. The beach is really beautiful, and you can drive on it, which was a fun experience! Across the way is "Boneyard Beach" which is also a really cool place to visit.

1 Thank chester110105
New York City, New York
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5,210 reviews
2,649 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 711 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

A very nice oceanfront park. It is a state park, so there's a charge, but it's a nicely kept area, and so scenic.

Thank Bernardo F
Amelia Island, Florida
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135 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Big Talbot Island... find the parking area off the roadway and hike by the signs to the beach... DO NOT GO WITHOUT A CAMERA... The driftwood beach is gorgeous. You may need an extra memory card for this awesome site

2 Thank Christopher W
Boston, Massachusetts
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407 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We came here for a couple hours of fun during a sunny winter. The place is beautiful with clean white sand (next to the waterline at least). Entrance cost money and there is plenty of parking. This place could be a jewel but several things must improve first: (1) There is one porta-potty at the entrance and it is filthy... More 

1 Thank adventix
Panama City Beach, Florida
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56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 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.

2 Thank SSdeckhand1
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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 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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2,667 reviews
1,028 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 779 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 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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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 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 

1 Thank Ruth S

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