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Big Talbot Island State Park

12157 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-2528
+1 904-251-2320
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Don't trust front office for directions!!!

There are multiple ways to get here. The shortest is big talbot state park parking area. The bike... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer O
via mobile
Bone Yard Beach is an amazing find!

We recently moved to the Jacksonville area and this State Park and Boneyard Beach will be a must... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12157 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-2528
+1 904-251-2320
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are multiple ways to get here. The shortest is big talbot state park parking area. The bike trails/ped walks take a lot longer and are not good if you wear flip flops(like we did). I am a regular hiker btw. ONLY go at low...More

Thank Jennifer O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently moved to the Jacksonville area and this State Park and Boneyard Beach will be a must see for all of our friends and family visiting. This is a fantastic place, a beach covered with various formations of driftwood. Absolutely beautiful and I'm so...More

Thank Cruising2by2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with the hopes of finding some shells and were a little surprised at the payment system and path to the Beach. We had been to Jacksonville/Atlantic Beach a couple days prior. We were not expecting the long walk so with eight children, ages...More

Thank Marg K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This park is almost a hidden treasure. There never is big crowds there so the surf fishing is generally very good

Thank Harvey H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Fabulous if you do not mind the hike to get down to it.... but once you do it is amazing!!! Doesn't look like it ieven belongs there... we did great photos there!!

Thank korona1970
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Enjoyed my day exploring this park with a hikiing group. The trails traverse forest, boardwalk next to a lagoon, and oceanfront. There is a remarkable collection of weathered, sun- bleached uprooted large trees on the beach which also has some unusual black rock formations. Great...More

Thank Dagmara B
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I did not realize there was a beach with the "bones" of fallen trees. It was very interesting to see and we really enjoyed the nature walk to the accessible path to the beach. I would definitely say everyone should experience this at least once!...More

1  Thank gjones754
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Such nice place, water was warm and no waves. Instead of sand is more like clay and you can hung hammock between the trees.

Thank lilscalf
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This was a awesome secluded beach. Nice water and amenities too. Clean and family friendly. Highly recommend to others

Thank 637miriamp
Reviewed 8 June 2017

On our way to Fernandina Beach from Jacksonville, our host and driver suggested a short side trip to Big Talbot State Park since we literally pass it on the way. We pulled in where signage indicated, and paid the $3 per carload fee (on the...More

1  Thank Mary M
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