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Little Talbot Island State Park

12157 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32226
+1 904-251-2320
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Great visit

We enjoyed our stay and the park didn't fail. Great campsite, amenities (showers, clean bathrooms... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greg M
Lake City, Florida
via mobile
Quite Getaway

Little Talbot Island State Park is a Florida treasure. On one side of the road is the beach which... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Englewood, 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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12157 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32226
+1 904-251-2320
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a drive but it is worth it. Outdoor showers and clean bathrooms are everywhere. No crowd ever. Just don't venture out too far into the surf and run for cover (go home) when it storms. You don't want to be the tallest item...More

Thank markrmiller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are plenty of free beach access opportunities, but I will gladly pay the $5 entry fee to access the tranquil, clean beaches at Talbot. Before you visit, be aware that the southern most beach is fishing only, NO swimming/wading due to strong currents. There...More

1  Thank 2views
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Out exploring Jacksonville area this was a great find. We went to the south end of the park. My son was a little disappointed he was hoping to swim. But this area of the park the water was very rough with warnings of no swimming....More

Thank Lagiles08
Reviewed 19 June 2017

What a great state park to visit. Small enough to feel separated from the crowd, but large enough to be able to get out and meet your neighbors. The sites are well laid out except some of them have the water on one side and...More

1  Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend's and I go here alot. We take pictures of all the driftwood and pose by the big driftwood trees. It's a great place to explore. Great for family day at the beach.

Thank karen s
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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
2 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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29 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