A water view along one of the nature trails at Moses Creek Conservation

Moses Creek Conservation Area

Explore nature trails at this diverse vegetative community.

Open 24 hours.

The Moses Creek Conservation Area is a tributary to the Matanzas River. It has eight natural communities: scrub, sandhill, upland mixed forest, freshwater tidal swamp, mesic flat wood, depression marsh, dome swamp, and estuarine tidal marsh.

This local treasure preserves one of the few remaining undeveloped tidal creeks and offers diverse vegetative communities that provide habitats for a variety of wildlife. In addition, the area is home to great blue herons, hawks, gopher tortoises, deer, otters, and foxes.

Amenities at Moses Creek Conservation Area

  • Wildlife viewing
  • Hiking trails
  • Biking trails
  • Camping (designated areas)
  • Picnic facilities
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Horseback riding

Note: The area is accessible by water, but there are no launches available.

Visit Moses Creek Conservation Area

Admission: FREE

Address: 1300 State Road 206, St. Augustine, Florida 32086

Parking: There is parking in front of the site.

Other Parks Near Moses Creek Conservation Area

Fort Matanzas, Matanzas State Forest, and the Mantanzas Inlet are all close by. Check our local Parks Directory, and articles Camping in St. Augustine, Explore Nature from River to Sea, or Saltwater & Freshwater Fishing.