Fort Clinch State Park preserves, protects, and showcases natural and historical resources. Covering more than 1200 acres on Amelia Island, it is one of Florida's first and finest state parks. With both river and ocean beach fronts there are over 2 miles of Atlantic coastline for swimming, fishing, sea shell and fossil hunting, sunbathing, and excellent bird watching. There is picnicking, campgrounds, youth camping facilities, off-road biking, geo-seeking, hiking and nature trails.
Travel back in time to 1864 when the Union Army's New York Engineers were in the process of building one of the newest forts in the federal fort system. Reenactors and first-person interpreters bring history alive with stories of growing up in 1860s America. The first weekend of every month.