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Jacksonville’s best surf spot: Little Talbot Island

The Talbot Islands: Paradise on the edge

Photo: Visit Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Go south from Fernandina a few miles, and you’ll find Little Talbot Island State Park just off A1A, your choice for Jacksonville’s best surf spot.

When it comes to surfing, Talbot amplifies everything: Size, power and barrel, according to Magic Seaweed.

When guests arrive they will have access to the secluded state park with various sandbars spread out over a mile of beach.

The cost is $5 per vehicle (2-8 people); $4 for a single-occupant vehicle; $2 for pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, and passengers with the Annual Individual Entrance Pass.

Don’t feel like surfing? Little Talbot Island is also a great spot for kayaking, off-road trails for hiking, biking and equestrians, picnicking, shelling, swimming and sunbathing.

The spot can get pretty crowded so we advise you get there early.

Runner up: St. Augustine Beach Pier

About the Author:

Carianne Luter is a social media producer for News4Jax and has worked at Channel 4 since December 2015. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in communications.