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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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Loved It So Much We Went Twice

My husband and I both love visiting different forts and since he is in the Army we made it a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Emily N
Fort, shark teeth, and submarine

We came to Fort Clinch because this was THE place to find shark teeth (other than the stores... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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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
+1 904-277-7274
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I both love visiting different forts and since he is in the Army we made it a priority to go. The ladies at the Welcome Center spoke really highly of the Fort, as well. The drive through the park was so beautiful...More

Thank Emily N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came to Fort Clinch because this was THE place to find shark teeth (other than the stores). There was a minimum entry fee but don't forget to get the free shark tooth guide (we got it on our second visit here but it wasn't...More

Thank MD_T0urist
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited this park on our last day on Amelia island and it's absolutely beautiful! The trails are so nice, the history is amazing, the wildlife is incredible. We seriously talked about moving to Amelia island as we walked around lol! Fort Clinch is a...More

1  Thank JFeci
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a wonderful state park, one of the best in the state. The fort itself is a wonderful example of Civil War forts with center yard, guard houses, cannons, etc. The beach area is spectacular and unspoiled, just like it would have been back...More

Thank twistabout
Reviewed 3 days ago

We actually decided to go to the fort the last day of our trip and we were so freaking happy that we ended up going. You feel like you're warped back into time to the Civil War days and the overall up keep of the...More

Thank joeyknapp845
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Must bike Fort Clinch! I ran in the Reindeer 1/2 marathon and the run goes through the park so the day after I took my mom renting bikes from the main office and wandering through the beautifully shaded and breezy park with pull offs for...More

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the fort and park on a recent trip to Amelia Island. The park is lovely and has lots of hiking trails with abundant wildlife - not all of which is the kind you want to run into. Parking is easy and there are...More

1  Thank Lindsay N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My kids first visit here and we had a great time. $6 to come into the park with your car and $2 a person to go to the fort. My kids got in free bc they are 3. It's best to go on a cloudy...More

1  Thank Julia C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told this was the best place to find shark teeth. Several locals had handfuls but our eyes were not as quick as theirs as we found 4 after 2 hours of searching. Low tide and sunny skies help. Good family fun with picnic...More

2  Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently moved to Jacksonville Beach and decided to explore the park. There was an admission fee ($2/pp) at the main entrance to get into the park. You can come and go for the day with your receipt since we went to town for lunch (about...More

Thank Cruising2by2
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is this worth a drive through? We have a handicapped person in our group that cannot walk or do stairs. Thanks,
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.
How much does it cost to get in?
11 February 2017|
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Response from Bruce S | Reviewed this property |
$6 per vehicle for the park, $2 per person to enter the fort.
Karen F
Is Amelia island worth a stop for a night on our way further south? What would be the most reasonable and most convenient place to stay?
23 January 2017|
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Response from V T | Reviewed this property |
We camped here at Fort Clinch state Park. I think it would be a great stop on your way down. If camping I would recommend the beach side loop. The Fort is a nice tour. And we really enjoyed eating and strolling around... More