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Big Talbot Island State Park

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Address: 12157 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32226
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Awesome geological formations and deadwood

This was fantastic. We had to get directions from the ranger station at Little Talbot. But it is worth the hike (.75 mi).

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mattybritton
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Savannah, Georgia
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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was fantastic. We had to get directions from the ranger station at Little Talbot. But it is worth the hike (.75 mi).

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very large, nice and expansive park and beach front. Lots of areas to explore and a huge boardwalk over to Amelia. Clean and plenty of areas for parking.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not my beach destination if i want to relax in the water or spend a day laying on the beach. We like to go to sightseeing here and collect shells, we have found some really cool and big shells/animals while walking this beach and there are always people fishing. Its definitely a nice walk and rarely has many... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

great for people in decent shape. a little climbing up and down, but well worth it. great for selfies or family portraits. great for photography. large driftwood and empty beautiful spaces.

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter suggested we visit this beach and I was so impressed with its beauty. Boneyard Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen. Do not skip this one !

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Gotha, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We were coming from Jacksonville beach so we took the St. Johns river ferry to shorten our trip by 30 min. Once we crossed it was a short 10 minute drive to the turn out to get to Boneyard beach. There was a $3 entrance fee but we parked right next to the access point. Due to the active hurricane... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Big Talbot (And Little Talbot) is a great spot for being close to nature. Bird watching along a wooden boardwalk; biking along a 5 mile asphalt path; walking on the beach; nature photography.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

The boneyard beach is one of the bizarrest places i have been to. It puts you right into nirvana...the sea, the dying trees, the driftwood....a special place and plenty impressions to shoot pictures. Great place to unwind and contemplate life. Basically no ppl - might have been due to time of day... Probably the best time here is autumn as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Great 2 hours!!! An earlier reviewer had mentioned difficulty getting on the beach, however further erosion has created a fairly easy path down to the beach. Footing is a little iffy but it's not as hard to climb as we used to be

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Atlantic Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Hurricane Matthew certainly caused some serious erosion. Still beautiful and a great photo opp. When we visited today we could not find a safe way down to the beach. Well, we could have made it down but if you are over 40 you could hurt yourself. Once down... climbing back would be even more difficult. A handful of teenagers were... More 

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