New Beach Ordinance Public Hearing

A public hearing about a new Nassau County beach ordinance is scheduled for Tues., July 28, 2020 at 6 pm.

Nassau County, FL Bans Professional Fireworks

July 4th fireworks in downtown Fernandina and at beach resorts, the Ritz-Carlton and Omni Amelia Island Plantation, have been canceled.

Pedestrian Hours Extended At Nassau County Beaches

County beach access for pedestrians extended to 24-hours a day, but parking lots close at midnight. No overnight camping allowed.

Fort Clinch Day Use At Half Capacity, Campgrounds Open

Fort Clinch State Park visitation is currently at 50% capacity. As of May 21, 2020, the campgrounds reopened and some beach restrictions have been lifted.

Beach Driving Reopens For Nassau County Residents

Nassau County, Florida residents can drive onto the beach to park at Peters Point and American Beach effective May 15, 2020. Active military, regardless of residency, will also be allowed to drive onto the beach.