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#24 of 178 state parks in Florida

Best trails in Fort Clinch State Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Fort Clinch State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

The Fort Clinch State Park is located on a peninsula near the northernmost point of Amelia Island, along the Amelia River. Visitors can enjoy sunbathing, swimming, beachcombing. Hikers and bicyclists can explore six-mile trail through the park, while also learning about native plants, wildlife and history on daily tours along nature trails. There is a full-facility campground and a youth camping area provide overnight accommodations. Fees $6 per vehicle

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Map of trails in Fort Clinch State Park
Park information
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Contact
(904) 277-7274
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Top trails (2)
#1 - Fort Clinch Trail
Fort Clinch State Park
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 2 h 33 m
As of June 2020, park is open with limited facilities, including restrooms. Limit group size to 50 or less. Note: As of March 2020, the trailhead for this trail has been moved. The trail begins right after the main entrance of Fort Clinch State Park. Coastal Florida hiking trail. Complete loop includes Fort Clinch, a Civil War era masonry fort. Off the official trail is a good walking beach along the Atlantic Ocean. A mildly rolling path, very easy path.Show more
#2 - Magnolia Nature Trail
Fort Clinch State Park
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 15 m
As of June 2020, park is open with limited facilities, including restrooms. Limit group size to 50 or less. This short trek wanders through a combination of wooded island swamp and hilly maritime hammock forest at Fort Clinch State Park. The state park offers a tour of the historic fort.Show more