Fish Island Preserve in St. Augustine, FL.

Fish Island Preserve

Anastasia Island's undeveloped area along the Intracoastal Waterway listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Off 312 on the east side of the bridge.
Plantation Island Dr South, St. Augustine, FL, 32080
  • A 57-acre property located on the Intracoastal Waterway immediately adjacent to the State Road 312 bridge onto Anastasia Island, Fish Island was once home to plantation owner, Jesse Fish in the 1700s. It was the first orange grove in Florida and gave birth to the citrus industry. At one time, there were approximately 3,000 orange trees on the island, and the citrus was exported to England and Spain.

    Fish Island now represents some of the last undeveloped waterfront property in the City of St. Augustine. The area comprises uplands, which support a maritime forest and a bald eagle nest, and wetland areas, which support an extensive marsh habitat located on the Matanzas River. Fish Island has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1972.

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Restaurants Near Fish Island Preserve

The entrance to Andaman Asian Bistro on Anastasia Island in St. Augustine.
Andaman Asian Bistro
0.5 miles away
Amici Italian Restaurant
0.6 miles away
Domino's Pizza: Anastasia
0.7 miles away

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