GTM North Beach Exploration

Third Saturday of each month, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. at Guana Tolomato Matanzas NERR

The whole family can enjoy a guided beachside walk along the Guana Research Reserve's North Beach.

GTM North Beach
505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 32082
(904) 823-4500
  • The Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (GTMNERR) hosts a Beach Exploration at Guana North Beach in Ponte Vedra Beach on the third Saturday of each month.

    This two-hour guided beach hike takes participants through the Guana North Beach location and teaches them all about the various species of animals and plants that call the beach home. This tour is ideal for the whole family.

    After the walk, guests can visit the Exhibit Hall at the GTM Research Reserve Environmental Education Center or enjoy the many miles of trails at the reserve. The Center is located at 505 Guana River Road in Ponte Vedra Beach. Admission fee into the Exhibit Hall is $2 for adults and $1 for children ages 10-17, while children under ten are free.

    Admission: The guided tour is free, but there is a $3 per vehicle parking fee. Call (904) 823-4500 or visit here to reserve a spot on the tour.

    Where: The GTM Research Reserve North Beach Access Lot is located at 1255 Ponte Vedra Blvd. in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082.

    When: Third Saturday of every month from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

    GTMNERR is a protected stretch of land consisting of wetlands, estuaries, and more on Florida's East Coast that actively works to maintain and help preserve the natural landscape of Florida. The GTMNERR's volunteers and employees are dedicated to the preservation of an unspoiled and undeveloped natural treasure, supporting a vibrant ecosystem and subsystems.

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