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Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park

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New Berlin Road
Jacksonville, Florida 32226

(904) 251-2320

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Open area surrounded by dense shrubbery and hardwood trees.

 Welcome to Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park

Located near the mouth of the St. Johns River, this site was an important military position during the Civil War, allowing access to the inland areas of Florida's east coast. There was never an actual fort on Yellow Bluff, but an encampment that was fortified and equipped with large guns for protection. Constructed in 1862, the site was occupied by both Confederate and Union troops during the Civil War and-at its peak-housed over 250 soldiers. The site has a T-shaped earthworks and covers about 1.3 acres. Located on Yellow Bluff peninsula on the north side of the St. Johns River (on New Berlin Road).

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, Fort George Island Cultural State ParkBig Talbot Island State Park and George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier State Park