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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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Must-See for History Lovers and Great View!

Our family of four loved this and it was the highlight of our trip! I found the fort to be more... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Great surprise

Enjoyed the fort and the characters inside. Good surf fishing in many spots. Good bike paths and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ocala, Florida
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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 2 days ago via mobile

Our family of four loved this and it was the highlight of our trip! I found the fort to be more interesting and enjoyable than others we visited. So much of it was accessible and that made it so much better, however, someone with difficulty...More

Thank KKPtampa
Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyed the fort and the characters inside. Good surf fishing in many spots. Good bike paths and the park is well maintained.

Thank goirishgreen1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great up keep of a piece of history. You can really see how they lived together as a community but also protecting the coastline. There are some many trails we want to explore, bike areas, picnic areas and so much other stuff. We want to...More

Thank Lape0504
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Pay the $2.50 extra and see the Fort! It’s spectacular. Frank who was dressed in period clothing and has worked there 24 years was a wealth of info and obviously loves the Fort. We did just a day trip but visited both river and beach...More

Thank Betsi B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed the self guided tour and amazing views. We had seen the fort from a boat tour and decided to explore it during our trip, and we were glad we did.

Thank T6707UBjennifers
Reviewed 6 days ago

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 6 days ago

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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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
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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 brucebaugh47 | Reviewed this property |
$6 per vehicle for the park, $2 per person to enter the fort.
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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