Sunday, September 26, 2010
Big Talbot Island State Park
Big Talbot Island State Park is another favorite spot for me to go in Jacksonville, in fact some of my paintings are from views I have seen on the diverse State Park grounds. This park features a breathtaking coastal habitat covered with oak, holly and magnolia, along with sea-oat covered dunes overlooking the ocean. Hiking is a favorite activity on the scenic nature trails and fishing, canoeing or swimming on the Nassau Sound shoreline is tough to beat. Rumor has it that the island is haunted, particularly in the spooky Houston cemetery and Tamaquan Burial Grounds just outside the entrance.
SOME OF OUR MARSH LANDS AROUND THE PARK AND IN IT
Come out and enjoy the pristine Big Talbot Island shoreline from the overlook at the Bluffs. From this comfortable vantage visitors can enjoy the weather and view the water sculpted trees that line the shore. A quick 10-minute walk along the trail will give you access to the shoreline where you can walk among these once mighty oaks and pines that have fallen victim to nature's storms and erosion.
SOME OF THE ROCK FORMATIONS ALONG SOME OF THE BEACH AREAS AT THE PARK
BLACK SKIMMER WORKING ON GETTING SOME LUNCH!
There are tons of things to do at this park from just laying back and watching beautiful sunsets, sleeping the night there and waking up to awesome sunrises to boating,fishing, swimming, hiking trails and much more.. I enjoy finding sharks teeth there and a few pretty shells you can find on occasion. I love walking among those fallen trees although their fate hasn't been the best for the environment, it brings an interesting scene to part of the beaches of this park.
WHEN THE TIDE GOES OUT CREATES SMALLER PLACES TO GO OUT ...BRAVE PEOPLE LOL