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Big Talbot Island State Park

State Road A1A North

Located on one of Northeast Florida's unique sea islands, Big Talbot Island State Park is primarily a natural preserve providing a premier location for nature study, bird-watching and photography. Explore the diverse island habitats by hiking Blackrock Trail to the shoreline, Big Pine Trail to the marsh or Old Kings Highway and Jones Cut through the maritime forest.


Stephanie Stoddard

Sunday, July 22, 2018
This place is beautiful and peaceful. The sand is soft and loaded with shells and there is plenty of fish and creatures running around. But the drift wood is by far the most amazing feature of Big Talbot Island. You can get lost amongst them and escape from the everyday world.

Douglas J. O'Brien

Friday, June 22, 2018
Beautiful place to hike or ride a bicycle! Lovely and well maintained pic-nic facilities in the parking area as well. The famous driftwood forest along shore is one the one the most unique shorelines in the area. The bicycle trail is paved with several small hikes along its length. Beautiful place to visit!

dylan pendlebury

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018
It's a bit of a walk though the woods to get to the famous Driftwood Beach, but it is well worth it if you plan on staying for a couple of hours. The short Beach is covered with beautiful, ancient looking fallen oak trees that make for great photos (you will often see professional and amateur photographers doing photo shoots). Bring a large sheet to drape over any of the numerous low lying trees to make some shade or an impromptu tent. With all the tide pools and hollowed trees, you will be sure to see plenty of beach critters like crabs and snails. 🦀 🐌

Amy Campbell

Sunday, July 22, 2018
Great place for some family fun and time with nature. We love visiting this park.

Caitlin Nowak

Monday, Jan. 8, 2018
One of the most beautiful places I've ever visited. We went on a cold winter day and it was absolutely wonderful. We hiked to the driftwood beach and explored the tide pools. The hike was quick and the sand made the walk on the beach very nice. A great place for photos or for a date. Wear waterproof shoes as the tide rushes in around the rocks and trees, with possibility of losing your footing and stepping in a pool.

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