Big Talbot Island State Park

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Big Talbot Island State Park


Location:20 miles east of downtown Jacksonville on A1A North, immediately north of Little Talbot Island State Park.
Facilities:Beaches (non-bathing), boat ramp, nature trails, picnic area, pavilions.
Activities:Boating, canoeing/kayaking, fishing, bicycling, hiking.
Special Features:Located on one of the sea islands unique to Northeast Florida, the park is primarily a natural preserve. Centuries of wind and water have created a 20-foot bluff along the shore, and the park's famous boneyard beach is covered with the skeletons of live oak and cedar trees that one grew near the ocean.
Address:12157 Heckscher Dr
Jacksonville, FL 32226

Phone:904-251-2320
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/bigtalbotisland
Size: 1,694 acres land; 15 acres water..

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The team began coordinating efforts to restore a sandhill ecosystem in Keystone Heights and monitored important diamondback terrapin nesting on Big Talbot Island with the help of Team Terrapin volunteers who contributed 400 volunteer hours during the season.
NFLT was founded in 1999 and has protected thousands of acres of environmentally significant land including property at Big Talbot Island, the River Branch Preserve, Pumpkin Hill, Moccasin Slough, along the St.
Fishermen targeting Schultz's Fish Market can launch both a small or fairly large fishing boat at nearby Nassau Sound's Big Talbot Island State Park boat ramp.
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NFLT was founded in 1999 and has protected thousands of acres of environmentally significant land including land on Big Talbot Island, the River Branch Preserve, Pumpkin Hill State Park, Moccasin Slough, along the St.
NFLT was founded in 1999 and has protected thousands of acres of environmentally significant land including land at Big Talbot Island, the River Branch Preserve, Pumpkin Hill State Park, Moccasin Slough, along the St.