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Little Talbot Island State Park

12157 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32226
+1 904-251-2320
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Quiet and gorgeous!

My wife and I visited on a Saturday morning. We went all the way to the last parking area. There... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kevin C
,
Hayesville, North Carolina
via mobile
Camping in the State Park

We booked on line a three night stay in the camping facility of Little Talbot State Park. On... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gill H
,
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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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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“tide pools” (6 reviews)
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12157 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32226
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited on a Saturday morning. We went all the way to the last parking area. There were only half a dozen other groups there. We enjoyed the water and shelling. We found a really nice piece of driftwood, but were unaware...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked on line a three night stay in the camping facility of Little Talbot State Park. On arrival the rangers were very friendly and welcoming. The camping ground is situated across the road from the State Park however you have to check in at...More

Thank Gill H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Overnight stop on Florida road trip. Nicely separated camp pitches, friendly and helpful ranger staff. Camp site is beautiful, as is the State park across A1A. Toilet and shower block tired, but very clean. Bring everything you need, as nothing locally. Mosquitoes fierce too! Suggest...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Talbot Island is often overlooked by visitors who stop at Fernandina Beach or go on to Jacksonville Beach. That is fine if you are looking for the excitement of a beach town with lots of shopping or beach restaurants and bars. If you just want...More

1  Thank Katysmom_1
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I went by myself to go fishing. I had a really good time just getting away from all the crowds Jacksonville has to offer. The area is beautiful and the beaches are as well. It is a great place to catch whiting, trout, redfish, drum,...More

Thank Darin W
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay and the park didn't fail. Great campsite, amenities (showers, clean bathrooms, great staff). The kids loved it and our camping neighbors were very social.

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Little Talbot Island State Park is a Florida treasure. On one side of the road is the beach which has the feel of early Florida, with no commercial influence. A lovely quite beach, with exception of the one day (4th of July) On the other...More

1  Thank Ruth34223
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Well maintained park with boardwalks. It is not overly manicured so it feels very natural. It is usually quiet, but can get packed on the holidays. Go and enjoy!

Thank WorldTravelLover99
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is a state park not far from the city. Has a very good bike paths well paved and shade throughout. Also good beach at low tide you can walk way out. Good place for an weekend getaway.

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We took visitors to Little Talbot as it was listed as one of the top 10 places to go in Jacksonville. We have lived here for the past 16 years and never been. We at first rode the Ferry across the St. Johns river which...More

Thank David R
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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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ateca7
1 July 2017|
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Response from 2views | Reviewed this property |
For swimming near Jacksonville, I recommend visiting Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, or Atlantic Beach
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Heather I
28 May 2017|
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Response from Rollbama | Reviewed this property |
The campground area is across the street from the main gate. As mentioned you receive a gat code good anytime of day. As far as bug, yes bring bug spray- it's Florida in the summer. There are many things to do such as... More
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