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Yellow Bluff Fort

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the short trail was the best part

When we found the "fort" (it wasn't a fort...it's actually just an earthworks encampment), we... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
cheryl h
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Durham, North Carolina
Random stop

We happened upon this stop and found it pretty interesting. It's true it is right next door to... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
leeshajoy
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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16 Jun 2018
“the short trail was the best part”
15 Mar 2018
“Random stop”
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

When we found the "fort" (it wasn't a fort...it's actually just an earthworks encampment), we weren't sure we were in the right place. After noticing the cannons we figured we were. The "fort" is not in a very desirable neighborhood and there really isn't much...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We happened upon this stop and found it pretty interesting. It's true it is right next door to somebody's home. The grounds themselves are very peaceful, quiet with a short walk through the woods. If anything we learned what earthworks are.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank leeshajoy
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is not what I expected from a historic state park. It's just an open space in the woods with a few canons and wooden tables and benches. We drove all the way from St. Augustine to see it and expected a guide to tell...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tamara P
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Another nice area park. Dedicated to where the fort had been many years ago. Lots of history to think about. This one might be a little less scared for then some of the Fort George area parks. But if you're in the area and want...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

Needs TLC but it is history if you wanna see Florida and learn about the area give it a chance. Please state park put some life back into this one !

Thank Travel242424
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Nice little park considering it was only used as a military troop encampment for about 350 troops. There is a few picnic tables and not much else. It's kinda weird as it sit's in the middle of a neighborhood. There is a few trails with...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank NavyGuyAN
Reviewed 14 July 2014

I must say I was a little disappointed. This Historical Park is basically in a mobile home park and in a residential community. Is it just me? I feel historical places should be treated with better respect. Don't get me wrong, it's a nice little...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Gabrielle L
Reviewed 14 March 2014

This was a quick stop as the main attraction is a marker dedicated to the Confederate soldiers that protected Jacksonville. There are some cannons and brand new picnic tables might be nice for a family outing on the cheap side of things since its free...More

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank Victoria R
Reviewed 10 April 2012

stopped by while in area. Its an old site with earthworks that the south used to defend the river with. It has seen better days. Very overgrown shrubs and needs a good raking of leaves. So overgrown hard to located the earthworks.some old rusted cannons...More

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 28 January 2012

It seems to me this is an incorrect address for the fort but regardless, it is located in the residential area where I spent many years as a child. What wonderful memories I have running and playing on what use to be deep trenches, lush...More

4  Thank NGH_10
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