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Little Talbot Island State Park

12157 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32226
+1 904-251-2320
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Quiet, shady picnic and the road to get there is beautiful

Shady picnic tables, bring bikes because there is a 5 or more miles of bicycle path away from the... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Gloria K
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Jacksonville, Florida
A live oak grave yard bleached to perfection.

You think it is just a nice spot for a picnic, but don't miss the board walk for the real treat... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Ina N
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New Port Richey, Florida
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On Little Talbot Island, construction of the Timucuan State and National Parks Multi-Use Trail is underway. The first phase of the trail will span more than 2 miles through coastal habitat of Little Talbot Island.
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  • Average5%
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“sand dollars” (15 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (36 reviews)
“tide pools” (6 reviews)
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12157 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32226
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Shady picnic tables, bring bikes because there is a 5 or more miles of bicycle path away from the road. There are also bathrooms and the beach is clean and serene. It is also near a kajack rental if you would like to do that....More

Thank Gloria K
Reviewed 13 September 2016

You think it is just a nice spot for a picnic, but don't miss the board walk for the real treat. Just over the edge you see all the live oaks the fell off the ledge and are bleaching out on the beach. Amazing site,worth...More

Thank Ina N
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is where I choose to beach it. I've been coming to this place for 30 years. There's not much here besides a true beach experience with dunes, waves, and no crowds. Sometimes there a food truck for purchasing food, but wiser to bring your...More

Thank PJGardener
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is a really nice place to walk and see wildlife. Lots of birds, some turtles, fish and dolphins.

Thank Cowgirlkc
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is one of the prettiest spots along the NE Florida coast. No development - great ocean and marsh views. Saw two roseate spoonbills in the marsh.

Thank ncpat
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I loved the beach here, it is unique but also uncrowded and there were only maybe five others there. The water is amazingly blue and it's just a site you don't find anywhere else! There isn't anything else to do in this particular park but...More

Thank whitneyllynn
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Went on the Dune Trail Hike and it was quite lovely, very peaceful and relaxing. It is only 4 miles, so I went at it twice. Also spent time on the beach and the park area. It wasn't a far drive from my hotel so...More

Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The picnic Area is great and the beach is very clean. I take friends and family many times. Drive on the beach and life guards on duty.

Thank tdunn699
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Clean, friendly, we always have a good time here. Beach is nice. You pay about $5 per car to get in. They have bbq, faucet, bathrooms.

Thank TriniD01
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This was our first trip to this area of the east coast. I am a native Floridian and spent most of my beach-going life further down the coast at beaches from St Augustine to Daytona. This was a nice beach with a lot of the...More

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Becky M
27 November 2017|
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Response from Reeltor1 | Reviewed this property |
You won't need to drive if you are traveling light just as long as your a fair walker. But if you are doing coolers, food, etc. I would probably drive over. As far as dogs, I believe they are allowed but need to be leached... More
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gogirl17
25 September 2017|
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Response from Kelly S | Reviewed this property |
There is a place nearby to kayak. I believe it’s called Kayak Amelia. My daughter and i kayaked there a few years ago. They give you a map but do not allow you to kayak all the way to the ocean. Also be careful with the low... More
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4manuella
12 July 2017|
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Response from dexter112015 | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen any there, but this is Florida and I would always keep a look out for them. But remember they are not found in salt water, brackish water yes as well as fresh water, but full on salt water (like the ocean... More
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