The picnic pavilion at Faver-Dykes State Park.

Faver-Dykes State Park

The park features scenic trails, bird-watching, fishing, and water recreation, along with several overnight campsites.

Open from 8 a.m. until sundown every day of the year.

Faver-Dykes State Park in South St. Augustine, borders Pellicer Creek, fed by the Matanzas River. The park is a popular site for birdwatching, as it sees more than a hundred bird species during spring and fall migrations.

The park offers a canoe and kayak trail, where visitors can cruise along the creek and tributaries to explore the variety of birds and marine life. Canoe rentals are available with an advanced reservation.

The facilities includes a picnic area, boat ramp, campground, and showers. There is also a fishing dock where anglers catch sheepshead, spotted sea trout, and more. Other park amenities include camping, nature trails, picnic tables, a playground, and youth camping with basic facilities for up to 100 people.

Open from 8 a.m. until sundown every day of the year.