Amelia Island State Park

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Amelia Island State Park
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Amelia Island State Park
Map showing the location of Amelia Island State Park
LocationNassau County, Florida, USA
Nearest cityFernandina Beach, Florida
Coordinates30°31′48″N 81°26′17″W / 30.53000°N 81.43806°W / 30.53000; -81.43806Coordinates: 30°31′48″N 81°26′17″W / 30.53000°N 81.43806°W / 30.53000; -81.43806
Area200 acres (81 ha)
Governing bodyFlorida Department of Environmental Protection
Amelia Island SP entr01.jpg

Amelia Island State Recreation Area is a state park in Florida, United States. Its location is 7 miles (11 km) north of Little Talbot Island State Park on SR A1A, and 8 miles (13 km) south of Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island along the Atlantic coastal plain. This park consists of 200 acres (0.81 km2) of beaches, salt marshes and coastal maritime forests.

Activities include fishing, hiking, sunning, watching wildlife, and horseback riding.

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