RV Campsites in Amelia Island, Florida

RV Campsites in Amelia Island, Florida
Bordered to the north and south by state parks and laying claim to the oldest continuously operating bar and hotel in Florida, Amelia Island has long been a haven for recreation. Located on the Florida Atlantic coastline between Saint Marys River at the Florida-Georgia border and Nassau Sound, visitors and residents have miles of beach from which to watch the sunrise as they begin a day of fishing, boating, hiking and shopping.

Bow and Arrow Campground

Oak trees draped with Spanish moss provide shade for full hook-up RV sites at Bow and Arrow Campground south of Yulee. Located along US 17 and just a few miles from Interstate 95, this campground for adults offers easy access to Cumberland Island National Seashore, Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Oscela National Forest and the city of Jacksonville. Cable TV, Wi-Fi, a pool and recreation center are among the amenities offered.

Bow and Arrow Campground
850430 US Hwy. 17
Yulee, FL 32097
(904) 225-5577
bowandarrowcampground.com

Fort Clinch State Park

At the northern tip of the Florida Atlantic coastline, Fort Clinch State Park serves as the final destination for the Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail, a 1,515 mile salt water trail beginning at Big Lagoon Sate Park in west Florida on the Gulf of Mexico. In addition to kayaking, visitors may enjoy fishing in the Amelia River on the western side of the park and the Atlantic Ocean on the eastern side. Other opportunities include hiking miles of trails through forests and dunes, swimming and exploring the 19th-century fort. Back-in RV sites with electric (20 and 30 amp) and water are available for overnight guests. Pets are permitted with some restrictions.

Fort Clinch State Park
2601 Atlantic Ave.
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
(904) 277-7274
floridastateparks.org/fortclinch

Little Talbot Island State Park

Stretching for miles south of Amelia Island all the way to St. John's River, a collection of state parks protect the coast and hinterlands north of Jacksonville, Florida, including Big Talbot Island State Park, Little Talbot Island State Park, Fort George Island Cultural State Park and Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park. Combined, these parks offer miles of coastline and waterways for hiking and kayaking. Camping in these conservation areas is possible at Little Talbot Island State Park, where RV camp sites with electric (15 and 30 amp) and water hook-ups are available. Pets on a leash are permitted. For an interesting alternative to biking around the park be sure to try the Segway scooter tours.

Little Talbot Island State Park
12157 Heckscher Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32226
(904) 251-2320
floridastateparks.org/littletalbotisland

Article Written By David Chandler

David Chandler has been a freelance writer since 2006 whose work has appeared in various print and online publications. A former reconnaissance Marine, he is an active hiker, diver, kayaker, sailor and angler. He has traveled extensively and holds a bachelor's degree from the University of South Florida where he was educated in international studies and microbiology.

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