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Fort George Island Cultural State Park

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State Road A1A South
Jacksonville, Florida 32226

(904) 251-2320

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Large white two story building with landscaping is home to the Ribault Club located at Fort George Island Cultural State Park.

 Welcome to Fort George Island Cultural State Park

Native Americans feasted here, colonists built a fort, and the Smart Set of the 1920s came for vacations. A site of human occupation for over 5,000 years, Fort George Island was named for a 1736 fort built to defend the southern flank of Georgia when it was a colony. Today´s visitors come for boating, fishing, off-road bicycling, and hiking. A key attraction is the restored Ribault Club. Once an exclusive resort, it is now a visitor center with meeting space available for special functions. Behind the club, small boats, canoes, and kayaks can be launched on the tidal waters.

To reserve the Club for a special event, contact The Ribault Club at 904-251-1050.

For an eco-friendly experience you won't soon forget, sign up for a guided tour of Fort George Island on a cross terrain Segway with Kayak Amelia. These 1.25 to 2 hour tours departs from the historic Ribault Club and visits the Kingsley Plantation while traveling along more than 2 - 4 miles of maritime forest, abundant with plant and animal life. No experience necessary, but advance reservations are required so please call 904-251-0016 for more information.

We welcome you to visit all seven of the parks which collectively comprise Talbot Islands State Parks: Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park, Amelia Island State ParkLittle Talbot Island State Park, Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State ParkBig Talbot Island State Park and George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier State Park