A sunny day at Guana River South Beach

Guana South Beach Access

A beautiful mix of pristine beaches, trails, and preserved wetlands/estuaries.

Open every day, from 8:00 a.m. to sunset.

The Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (GTMNERR) protects 73,000 acres of Florida's northeast coast, stretching from Ponte Vedra Beach to Palm Coast. The reserve is divided geographically into a northern component in St. Johns County and a southern component, which is primarily in Flagler County.

The South Beach Access Lot includes guided trails that begin here.

Amenities at Guana River South Beach

  • Hiking trails
  • Fishing
  • Biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Horseback riding

Visit Guana River South Beach

Admission: $3.00 per vehicle (up to eight people). $1.00 per pedestrian, bicyclist, and extra passengers beyond eight.

Address: 1798 Ponte Vedra Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida 32082

Parking: There is parking in front of the site.

Other Parks Near Guana River South Beach

The GTM Research Reserve, Guana State Park Boat Ramp, and the GTMNERR are all close to each other. Check our local Parks Directory, and article Saltwater & Freshwater Fishing.

This map shows beach access points on all the beaches maintained by  St. Johns County, and will note the walkover points and footbridges that are currently closed.


Open every day, from 8:00 a.m. to sunset.