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Ample parking next to the beach. The park also offers access to drive on the beach for 4 wheel... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
peder c
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Ft. Myers, FL
One of the best state parks on the island !

In the morning, you often see vacationers on horseback at a pony ride pace, not cantering ! There... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Excursion825210
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1974 S Fletcher Ave, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4534
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All reviews nice beach covered picnic wheel drive beach front bathrooms with showers close beach access horseback rides holiday weekend amelia island nice facilities bath house family beach on duty the ritz rest rooms picnic area a great place to spend
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Ample parking next to the beach. The park also offers access to drive on the beach for 4 wheel drive vehicles.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

In the morning, you often see vacationers on horseback at a pony ride pace, not cantering ! There is abundant parking, picnic benches & room for hibachis, bathrooms with showers and walk overs to the expansive beach. Please, please if you bring dogs be respectful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Excursion825210
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Went to Amelia island for the day and wanted to get some sun. Peters point was recommended by a local and it was great. Not a lot of people and very clean. The bath house and picnic area made it perfect for me because I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Wgradyrose
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

What a great place for family fun and get togethers. Covered picnic tables and wooden walkways, lead to a beautiful beach and lots of room to play. Almost forgot, wash rooms are available.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank santa730
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

My aunt has always taken me and my cousins always to this part of Fernandina and it was always great. The showers were great and their was nice parking. Also, enjoyed the picnic tables.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank ColbyPC95
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We visited for the 4th and enjoyed it! Spent the day on the beach, showered in the public restrooms and returned that evening for fireworks!

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank atlbravesmom
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We were excited to be able to drive down on the beach and "tailgate" a little, but was very disappointed that people seem to totally trash this beach and leave it a real mess.

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank Bella R
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This beach is the place to go to enjoy a great surf and sand. Large enough that you never feel crowded and a great family feel.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank RussellS9
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Nice facilities. You can drive your car in it but you need a permit. Also the sand is very deep so I would not venture on a car. I would think you need a truck or a 4X4. Saw a couple of turtles, one making...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Nice Beach with covered picnic areas and good parking. The bathrooms are not being maintained very well so detracts from what would be a great beach. The beach itself is wonderful, we rode horses there and it was so pretty.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Gator58
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Ashton K
8 September 2018|
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Response from santa730 | Reviewed this property |
Technically No. However there is camping in the parking area. We have seen camping on the beach but the Sheriff's department may ask you to leave. This area is heavily patrolled.
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Mary G
7 July 2018|
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Response from Gator58 | Reviewed this property |
There were no lifeguards when we were there on a Wed. 10am
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Christopher T
29 April 2017|
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Response from Sandy S | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the answer given below; such a shame that people do not care for the provisions made by the county.
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