As part of the Fort Matanzas National Monument and park, the Matanzas Inlet has a diverse ecosystem with access to beaches and the estuary along the Matanzas River.
The entire park encompasses 300 acres comprising four sections: the beach on the Atlantic Ocean, the coastal scrub environment, the maritime forest, and the estuary that is the Matanzas River.
Amenities at Matanzas Inlet
- Guided nature walks
Visit Matanzas Inlet
Address: 8655 A1A South, St. Augustine, Florida 32080
Parking: There is parking at this site. At the southern tip of Anastasia Island, it has two main areas and three parking lots.
Note: The Fort Matanzas Monument includes access to the fort via ferry, a visitor's center, and a parking area.
Other Parks Near Matanzas Inlet
Fort Matanzas and Faver-Dykes State Park are both close by. Check our local Parks Directory and article, Exploring the Past at Fort Matanzas.
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.