Hike-in Required
No
Open Year-round
Yes
ADA accessible
No
Guided tours
No
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Stretching a mile across the Nassau Sound in Northeast Florida, the George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier is accessible by pedestrians only, providing both excellent fishing and birding opportunities for visitors 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.

In spring and fall, anglers can hope for redfish and speckled trout while trying for whiting, flounder, jacks, and tarpon throughout all four seasons. To further economize, fishermen and women can cast nets on the nearby shoreline to pull up baitfish and shrimp. A 20-pound flounder was hooked and landed in this state park!

Birders can watch the boat-tailed grackles and ruddy turnstones on the pier itself, or turn binoculars aloft for brown pelicans, multiple tern and gull species, as well as flying double-crested cormorants. Keep eyes open for common loon and red-breasted mergansers floating on the waves beneath the pier.

For a rather unique view of what climate can do to a road system, look no farther than the opposite side of the pier. An old paved road has buckled and snapped next to a sand beach, offering unique disaster-like photography opportunities for those so inclined.

The park is adjacent to Amelia Island and Big Talbot Island State Park, perfect for an all-day adventure along the Northeast Florida coast!

Logistics + Planning

Congestion

Moderate

Parking Pass

Park entrance fee

Pros

Unique exploring. Close to other parks.

Cons

Litter and trash.

Pets allowed

Not Allowed

Features

Family friendly
Near lake or river
Fishing

Location

Field Guide

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