Fort Clinch State Park

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Fort Clinch State Park

Location:North of Fernandina Beach, off A1A.
Facilities:62 full-facility campsites with restrooms and hot showers, youth group campsites with restrooms, beaches, restrooms/changing rooms, showers, fishing pier, nature trails, picnic areas, visitor center.
Activities:Camping, saltwater fishing, swimming, shelling, hiking, bicycling, wildlife viewing, guided tours.
Special Features:Part of the state park system since 1935, Fort Clinch is one of the best-preserved 19th Century forts in the US. Although no battles were fought here, it was garrisoned during both the Civil War and the Spanish-American War. Tours of the fort are held daily, with period reenactments that depict garrison life.
Address:2601 Atlantic Ave
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Size: 1,428 acres land; 9 acres water.

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Surrounded by water on three sides, Fort Clinch State Park includes more than 12,000 feet of shoreline and 1,121 acres.
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