Little Talbot Island State Park - Jacksonville, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 30° 27.600 W 081° 24.956
17R E 460070 N 3369832
Quick Description: The Little Talbot Island State Park, located in Jacksonville, Florida, USA, has a Florida State Parks passport cancellation station at the Ranger Station at the park's entrance.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 3/15/2009 10:14:56 AM
Waymark Code: WM612T
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Phleum
Views: 20

Long Description:
When you reach the Little Talbot Island State Park Ranger Station where you pay to enter the park, you can purchase a Florida Park Service Passport for $7.95. They'll ask you to pull into a parking space to the right of the Ranger Station and to come inside where you can pay for the passport and get it stamped. This Ranger Station maintains stamps for all seven coastal State Parks in this area, including Amelia Island, Big Talbot Island, Fort George Island, Little Talbot Island, and Yellow Bluff Fort State Parks; George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier; and Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve. This is because most of the other parks do not have facilities or sufficient personnel to man a passport cancellation station. We've been to all seven parks to find geocaches, so we had them stamp all of them when we purchased the passport at Little Talbot Island State Park.

Hours of Operation

Florida state parks are open from 8 a.m. until sundown 365 days a year.

Driving Directions

Take I-95 to Heckscher Drive (Milepost Exit 358A - Old Exit 124A) and then travel east for 17 miles.

Park Fees

Admission Fees: $4.00 per vehicle (up to 8 passengers).
Single Car Occupant: $3.00
Motorcycle Fee (one or two persons): $3.00
Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicles with a holder of an Annual Individual Entrance permit: $1.00 per person.
Camping Fee: $19.00 per day for full service campsite.

Name of Park, Protected Area, or Cultural Location: Little Talbot Island State Park

Name of System or Passport Program: Florida Park Service

Passport Available: Yes, for purchase

Parking or Entrance Fee: Not listed

Park Website: [Web Link]

Address of Station:
12157 Heckscher Drive
Jacksonville, FL USA

Visit Instructions:
No special instructions, but a picture of yourself or of something unique to that place would be a nice touch.
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