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Little Talbot Island State Park

12157 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32226
+1 904-251-2320
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Best ocean park in Jacksonville

Little Talbot Island has been a favorite of our family for over 20 years. The beaches are clean and... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
John B
Nice Beach

Nice place for a beach day. Pack well and be ready for a short hike to the beach if your bringing... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Palm Coast, Florida, United States
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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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12157 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32226
+1 904-251-2320
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Little Talbot Island has been a favorite of our family for over 20 years. The beaches are clean and never crowded. Fishing is always good. Easy access to several beaches as well as pavilions for BBQ. Restrooms are always clean and there are changing rooms...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Nice place for a beach day. Pack well and be ready for a short hike to the beach if your bringing tents, fishing poles and coolers, etc.. Wheels a plus!

Thank pcfl258
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

This is our favorite beach in the Jacksonville area. It cost $5 for the day (access included if you stay at the campsites), it is so worth it too. You would pay more than that to park at the other main beaches. This beach is...More

2  Thank Autumn T
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place for a walk. Beautifull beach and very quit. Sand deels almost like carpet. Realy relaxing.

Thank MarkieHoogeloon
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We decided to stop for a quick beach visit and we're not disappointed. Beautiful and large beach with nice shells for collecting. Will definitely visit again!

Thank LauraBSquared
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I went to this beach by myself ( other times I've taken my kids) and was kind of unsure about being by myself and how safe it would be but I felt safe and the beach only had a few people but enough people that...More

1  Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is one of my favorite places to be with friends and family. We planned early to obtain a covered sheltered pavilion for our large groups. Ours was suitable for about 35 people with about 8 wooden picnic tables and several grills for grilling your...More

Thank PeacefulGuy
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great place to walk and collect shells. You will see a variety of birds,, as well as turtle nests in the Spring. Hardly ever crowded and plenty of parking. There are picnic pavilions near the parking.

Thank 488glendam
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This is where we take visiting friends and family since it is not as crowded as the local public beaches. Great place to relax and enjoy the ocean. There are restroom facilities but no concessions. Lots of local wildlife. Recently we had a visit from...More

Thank jkrumviede
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Little Talbot is one of the nicest beaches I have been to. The park is well-kept. I have never experienced a problem there. Great beach to meet up with friends!

Thank wonkywades
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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
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
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