National Parks and State Parks in Duval County Florida

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Duval County, Florida




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Big Talbot Island State Park

(Addresses below are the administrative offices ~ NOT a park location.)
12157 Heckscher Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32226
1-904-251-2320

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Duval County with saltwater fishing

Fees:
$2.00 per person for access to the George Crady Fishing Bridge
$3.00 per vehicle for access to the Bluffs picnic area
$4.00 For use of the boat launch.
   Boat Launch GPS 30° 30'37.90" N    81° 27'38.58" W

Hours:
8:00am till sundown 365 days a year.

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boardwalk at little talbot island state park Large tracts of saltwater marshes surround Big Talbot Island State Park making this an ideal spot for fishing. The southern end of the George Crady fishing pier is also accessible from Big Talbot Island State Park. A small fee of $2.00 dollars is required to fish from this pedestrian only bridge. Try your skill at fly fishing for redfish on the flats during the spring and fall flood tides. Maps of Big Talbot State Park can be obtained at the parks office.

Big Talbot Island State Park is one of the seven parks that make up what is collectively called Talbot Island State Parks.

picnic shelter at big talbot island state park floridaCatch a fish in the morning and fry it up that evening in the picnic pavilion, while over looking the beautiful Nassau Sound. A small fee applies for use of the picnic pavilion.

Big Talbot Island State Park has a deepwater boat ramp. It is called Saw Pit Creek Boat Ramp.
GPS 30° 30' 37.90" N    81° 27' 38.58" W

Please familiarize yourself with
Florida Saltwater Fishing Regulations & Licenses.

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The Bluffs / Driftwood Beach
drifwood on beach big talbot Approx. 4 miles north of entrance of:
Little Talbot Island State Park
or
.75 Miles south of:
Big Talbot Island entrance near fishing bridge

GPS 30° 30'06.17" N   81° 27'06.25" W
( Entrance to park )

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Fort George Island State Park

fort george island saltwater fishing

State Road A1A South
Jacksonville, FL 32226
1-904-251-2320

GPS 30° 24'10.74" N    81° 25'55.00" W
( Entrance road off A1A )

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Fees:
None
Hours:
8:00am till sundown 365 days a year.
Ribault Club Hours:
Wed - Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm - closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

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Tabby Ruins are in this park

There's an "unimproved" boat ramp behind the Ribault Clubhouse. You can launch a kayak, canoe or a small flat bottomed boat from here.

Fishing from the shoreline of the Fort George River is popular.

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Little Talbot Island State Parkfishing in duval county at little talbot island state park

(Address below are the administrative offices ~ NOT a park location.)
12157 Heckscher Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32226
1-904-251-2320

GPS 30° 27'29.88" N    81° 25'05.92" W

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Duval County with saltwater fishing

Fees:
$5.00 per vehicle 2-8 people
$4.00 single occupant vehicle
$2.00 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, extra passengers in vehicle with season pass holder
Hours:
8:00am till sundown 365 days a year.

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boardwalk at little talbot island state parkHaving approximately 5 miles of of wonderful sandy white beaches, Little Talbot offers an abundance of fishing opportunities due to the tidal streams, undisturbed salt marshes and surf.

Little Talbot Island State Park is one of the seven parks that make up what is collectively called Talbot Island State Parks.

The back half of the island boasts a great coastal salt marsh. You can catch black drum, flounder, redfish and trout. Or, just stay with the available 5 miles of surf fishing!

Please familiarize yourself with Florida Saltwater Fishing Regulations & Licenses.
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There is full facility camping here.

 

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Pumpkin Hill Preserve

13802 Pumpkin Hill Road (Off of Cedar Point Road)
Jacksonville, FL 32226
1-904-696-5980

GPS 30° 28'26.12" N    81° 29'11.45" W

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Fees:
None
Hours:
8:00am till sundown 365 days a year.

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Pumpkin Hill State Park has three access points for fishing opportunities from the shore. The tidal creeks offer up an enormous potential for catching redfish, speckled sea trout and flounder. Kayak fishing at Pumpkin Hill is considered to be relatively easy, The area has sand bars, oyster bars and a decent amount of grass.

Please remain aware of wind conditions and incoming and out-going tides. Areas that allowed for easy access can become unavigable due to low water conditions as a result of tidal flows.

Pumpkin Hill is one of the seven parks that make up what is collectively called Talbot Island State Parks.

Please familiarize yourself with Florida Saltwater Fishing Regulations & Licenses.

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Useful Links

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National / State / County / City Parks with Saltwater Fishing in Duval County, Florida
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Areas in Duval County, Florida Include; Atlantic Beach, Arlington, Baldwin, Englewood, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Mayport, Mandarin, Neptune Beach, Pecan Park and Mayport Naval Station.
Bodies of Salt & Brackish Water in Duval County, Florida Include; Arlington River, Atlantic Ocean, Big Pottsburg Creek, Back River, Big Fishweir Creek, Boathouse Creek, Broward River, Browns Creek, Burton Creek, Butcher Pen Creek, Caney Branch, Cedar Creek, Cedar Point Creek, Chicopit Bay, Christopher Creek, Clapboard Creek, Craig Creek, Dames Point Fulton Cutoff, Deep Creek, Deese Creek, Drummond Creek, Dunn Creek, Durbin Creek, Edwards Creek, Fishing Creek, Fitzpatrick Creek, Fort George River, Garden Creek, Goddby's Creek, Gunnison Cut, Hannah Mills Creek, Horseshoe Creek, Intracoastal Waterway, Julington Creek, Little Clapboard Creek, Little Pottsburg Creek, Mill Cove, Mill Creek, Miller Creek, Mink Creek, Moncrief Creek, Mud River, Nassau River, Nassau Sound, Nichols Creek, Ninemile River, Old Bull Bay, Ortega River, Pablo Creek, Plummers Cove, Pottsburg Creek, Pumpkin Hill Creek, Ribault River, Rushing Branch, Samples Creek, San Carlos Creek, Sawpit Creek, Seaton Creek, Shad Creek, Sherman Creek, Simpson Creek, Sisters Creek, St. Johns River, Strawberry Creek, Terrapin Creek, Thomas Creek, Trout River and Williamson Creek.

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