Fort Clinch State Park – Florida

Fort Clinch State Park is a beautiful 1,400 acre park on the extreme northeastern tip of Amelia Island. The fort makes up only one small part of this diverse and ecologically important park – here the old Florida can be appreciated for its tall sand dunes covered with a coastal maritime forest. More can be found






Beautiful gopher tortoises roam the dunes at will. Here this one was at the base of one of the fort’s brick walls.


Beautiful animals and fun to watch.


Along the Atlantic Ocean coast of the park.


Half mile walking and fishing pier – severely damaged by Hurricane Matthew last October 7, 2016.


Osprey keeping a watchful eye on me and the ocean.


At the end of the fishing pier. A jetty continues out farther into the ocean. It’s a great place to do some wave watching and capturing some great cloud formations.

It’s well worth your time to visit the park – between the ocean access and the St. Marys river access is a wonderful coastal forest and of course, the fort.

Thanks for your visit!

Camera: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

Chris & Carol

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