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2301 Sadler Rd, Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
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Florida Amelia Island State Park

Amelia Island State Park

Category: Attractions
2500 Atlantic Avenue, Fernandina Beach, Florida, 32034
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Amelia Island State Park

Go shelling on the beaches of Amelia Island State Park. You just might find periwinkle, clam, scallop and oyster shells. The park is on 200 acres on the southern tip of the Island. Other popular activities at this family friendly shoreline destination including kayaking and canoeing, and all kinds of sandy fun on the beach. Take a guided horseback ride, or if you're lucky enough to have one, bring your own horse for an oceanside ride. There are plenty of chances for seeing wildlife, both on land and in the ocean.


Prices -

The fee is $2 per person. Exact change is required. Leave your payment in the honor system box.

Hours -

 The park is open from 8 a.m. until sundown, daily.


  • Weddings
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Guided Paddle Trips


  • Beach activities
  • Canoeing & kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Equestrian trails
  • Shelling


  • What kind of wildlife can I see there?

    Amelia Island State Park is on the eastern portion of the Great Florida Birding Trail. That means you'll have a chance to see water fowl and birds like piping plovers, black skimmers, brown pelicans and the threatened least tern. Some parts of the park have been closed off to protect the terns' nesting areas. If you look into the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, you might see the endangered right whale or a pod of dolphins.
  • Should I make a reservation for a guided horse ride on the beach?

    Yes. Kelly Seahorse Ranch offers guided horseback rides along the shore. Rides are offered daily at 10am, 12pm, 2pm, and 4pm. For reservations and pricing, call 904-491-5166.

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