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Checking out the camping.

We visited this park to check out the campgrounds and take a walk on the beach. The weather was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
USCGRetired
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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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Just stopped here on the way to the beach to check it out. The beach is really nice but there seem... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Keith E
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Macclenny, Florida
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited this park to check out the campgrounds and take a walk on the beach. The weather was very strange as heavy fog was hanging over the beach making driving a challenge. The campground on the beachside is nice with the bath house looking...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank USCGRetired
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just stopped here on the way to the beach to check it out. The beach is really nice but there seem to be a lot of cops lurking and trying to find people doing something wrong!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Keith E
Reviewed 1 week ago

20-30 minutes walk with small kids along a well groomed trail to an amazing quiet beach that is perfect for the kids to run around

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank marktraynor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the mere $3 you pay to get into the park, the Boneyard Beach is worth the trip. My wife and I visited today on our last day in Jacksonville. It was an easy stroll through an interesting forest before going out onto the beach....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mjvinson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love driftwood beach in Big Talbot Island State Park. If you can snag one of the 7-9 parking spaces, walk a quarter of mile down the trail to find a most secluded and magical beach that is adorned with driftwood in varying states. there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank content-wanderer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love the outdoorsy look, then try family pictures at Big Talbot Island. The driftwood is everywhere and you can pose without getting in the water. If you love the shoreline, then you can walk for miles enjoying the beautiful scenery.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sandramerwin
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

Black Rock Trail at Big Talbot Island is one of the most unusual and unique places that I’ve ever been. Just about a half-mike walk off of a busy highway, the sandy trail through the tall pines and and palms leads to this other worldly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank jbla1951
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

We started out early, just going to different beaches in the area. The. We stumbled upon this. Absolutely gorgeous. We all loved the scenery and loved the beach.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank PineappleJenn1
Reviewed 23 January 2019

As the beach has eroded, huge trees have fallen onto the beach, creating a very unique landscape which you would never expect to find in Florida. The part of the land which hasn't eroded yet is elevated about 20 feet above the rest of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 893bradg
Reviewed 18 January 2019

Great walk. We loved all the awesome driftwood on the beach! It was great for climbing and wonderful for photos.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Julie Z
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Marilyn O
15 June 2018|
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Response from Gloria K | Reviewed this property |
Talbot Is park is in the middle between Amelia Is and Jacksonville. Getting there from I295 you will pass several restaurants, the ferry and a must stop the plantation and you will be 15 min from the park. If you go north... More
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amberb252
4 March 2018|
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Response from Roxiecoolada | Reviewed this property |
Only on the trails not on the beaches because of the migrating birds.
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