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Fort Clinch State Park

2601 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-2203
+1 904-277-7274
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Historic fort in a state park

Plenty of parking, but a lot of walking. On certain days there are reenactors at the fort. Very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
charliesgoneaway
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Pittsburgh Pa
Mixed use hiking trail

Approximately 6 miles but we took a side trail and turned it in to a 7.5 mike hike.... hilly... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jbtb1982
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Keller, Texas
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This state park preserves Florida's history.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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LOCATION
2601 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-2203
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+1 904-277-7274
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Reviewed yesterday

Plenty of parking, but a lot of walking. On certain days there are reenactors at the fort. Very interesting to see what live was like during the civil war.

Thank charliesgoneaway
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Approximately 6 miles but we took a side trail and turned it in to a 7.5 mike hike.... hilly. Beautiful and we even met some friends along the way. Three gators. Turtles rabbits, squirrels lizards, birds, and a couple snakes. Nothing dangerous, the gators were...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Restrooms aren’t noted on the map! We found them near the Great Florida Birding exhibit. Follow the boardwalk towards the beach and they’re on the way. This is a fun spot to visit! It’s also pristine. We spent several hours here walking the beach. It...More

Thank NieSam
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great experience to see how this people lived, and how they manage to protect the city, very proud of their work and sacrifice

Thank Greatgrandmother10
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had some time to kill while visiting Amelia Island and decided to go here.Nominal entrance fee. A very nice drive through moss covered trees on the way to the actual fort. Stopped at a side area to view the marshes.Camping is available,as well as fishing...More

Thank Mark C F
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a well preserved state park which includes an informative tour of the fort,plus lovely hiking paths and beach access.

Thank VSB5
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I got the yearly pass and we've gone more than 10 times. We have found hundreds of nice shells and a few sharks teeth as well. Always see people fishing from the shore and will try that soon. Nice quiet way to...More

Thank Izzydog1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must visit. If nothing else an amazing canopy road and very cool fort! If you visit amelia island don't miss this state park!

Thank Rahoolio
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The fort is interesting to tour. They always have a few people dressed in Union solider uniforms to answer questions wondering around. The beaches are beautiful. If you visit after a storm we were told there was a good chance to find shark teeth. We...More

Thank Kelley W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We participated in the Park Day volunteering event here at Fort Clinch.The fort is well preserved and the staff is very dedicated. The view is amazing with a lovely glimpse of the beaches and the surrounding hiking trails. A wonderful place to appreciate both nature...More

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wyattrogerd2015
26 February 2018|
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Response from danytoro | Reviewed this property |
You would need to contact the Ranger station phone number tel:(904)277-7274
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Sassy11954
19 February 2018|
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Response from santa730 | Reviewed this property |
May through September.
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Kellie1066
4 February 2018|
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Response from toni175 | Reviewed this property |
you're within walking distance--I'd say about 5min
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