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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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Nice park with history

A nice park, well maintained with history. It is a relaxing and educational place. Takes about 2... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hermon D
Tallahassee, Florida
Nice park

At the north end of the island is Ft Clinch. $6 per car entry fee to the park and then $2.50 more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Blaine D
Groveland, Florida
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This state park preserves Florida's history.
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  • 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

A nice park, well maintained with history. It is a relaxing and educational place. Takes about 2 hours to really take it all in.

Thank Hermon D
Reviewed 1 week ago

At the north end of the island is Ft Clinch. $6 per car entry fee to the park and then $2.50 more per person to tour the fort. Lots of hike/bike trails. The main attraction is the fort. The cafe was just cold sandwiches but...More

Thank Blaine D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit ,explore and learn about the local history. Kids will love being able to climb up and down the hills. explore the fort's many rooms and imagine life as a Civil war soldier.

Thank Fulhouse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a few hours to kill and wanted to visit the Fort before we left. The park looked very nice, although we just drove through and would have liked to have spent more time there. The Fort was a great spot though. We were...More

Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fort is 3 miles from the entrance and a really nice bike ride even in warm weather as it's shaded. The rangers on duty are very friendly and knowledgable. The fort is right on the bay so the view is worth the visit ,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You pay per car at the gate, then drive through a few miles of beautiful wooded roadway. There are a few stopping point for picture taking, like a beautiful view of the lighthouse across the river/bay.. When you get to the fort entrance, you walk...More

Thank tanyaree07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The drive out to Fort Clinch is beautiful, a canopy of oaks and sand dunes though the trees. There is an additional entrance fee (2.50 per person) to enter the fort but worth it to see and help preserve this place. I was very impressed...More

Thank Leah B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by on our way back from Cumberland and trekked around. Grounds are clean and this spot makes for some good photos.

1  Thank BubbleMarker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to a lot of state park in our life, especially in Florida. This was our first time here and we loved it! The beaches are clean (we even saw one ranger cleaning the restrooms and shower area) and Fort Clinch was so...More

1  Thank Kes_Arin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a tourist visiting with my girlfriend for the weekend, we had to check out this place. You drive in, pay the $6 entry fee at the gate, keep driving and you have a couple choices to go to. Either by the Fort or by...More

Thank carlso66
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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.
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
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