Best local sandbar: Fort George Island Sandbar

Best local sandbar: Fort George Island Sandbar (Photo from

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – It’s truly a boater’s paradise.

You chose Fort George Island Sandbar as the 2021 Jax Best winner.

If you’re someone who likes to spend their leisure time soaking up the sun, you’ll want to plan a weekend trip here.

It’s a great place to picnic and spend the entire day.

LOCATION: Ft. George is inside the area of Ft. George inlet. It’s located north of Mayport and south of Amelia Island.

Runners up:

1) Bayard Point Sandbar 2) Huguenot Memorial Park Sandbar

About the Author:

Carianne Luter is an Award-Winning Digital Media and Engagement Manager for News4Jax and has worked at Channel 4 since December 2015. She won "Best Social Media Engagement Strategy" during the Local Media Association 2022 Digital Innovation Awards. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a communication degree.