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Matanzas Inlet Guided Hike

Select Dates Jan. 26 through April 8, 2022 | 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

The GTM Research Reserve will host a guided hike at Matanzas Inlet on select dates each month from January through April, 2022.

South St. Augustine
(904) 823-4500
  • The National Park Service and the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (GTMNERR) will offer a Matanzas Inlet Guided Hike on select dates of each month from January through April 2022. The beach walks will take place from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. 

    Participants will be led through the Matanzas Inlet shores while they learn about inlet dynamics and movements of sand. The tour includes fascinating information about seashells, sea birds, coquina rock, dune vegetation, heavy minerals, mollusks, the habits of crabs, and the ever-changing shoreline.

    Admission: FREE. Reservations are required; please visit here.

    When: From 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 26, Feb. 8, Feb. 24, March 10 and April 8, 2022. 

    Where: Participants can meet their guide at the Matanzas Inlet Parking Lot, located just north of the Inlet bridge and the town of Marineland, at 8655 A1A S, St. Augustine, FL 32080.

    The Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve 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. For details about events at the Research Reserve, please visit here.

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