River to Sea Preserve entrance sign on a sunny day

River to Sea Preserve

A maritime scrub environment that offers nature trails and access to the beach.

Currently closed.
Mon - Sun: 8:00 am - 11:00 pm

The River to Sea Preserve is located on both sides of highway A1A at Marineland and is owned jointly by Flagler County and the Town of Marineland. It is one of the parks partially contained in the 73,000 acres of land preserved by the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve.

This 90-acre preserve offers nature trails, ecological education opportunities, and public access to the beach. The preserve protects a rapidly disappearing maritime scrub environment.

Amenities at River to Sea Preserve

  • Picnic pavilions ($)
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Beach boardwalk
  • Camping ($)
  • Fishing
  • Hiking trails
  • Biking trails
  • Canoe / kayak launches
  • Restroom facilities

Note: Leashed dogs may be in the preserve.

Visit River to Sea Preserve

Address: 9805 North Oceanshore Boulevard, Marineland, Florida 32137

Parking & Admission: There is parking in front of the site. The park itself is free. See "Reservations" section below for what amenities require fees.

Reservations: For more information about camping and pavilion rentals, call Parks and Recreation at (386) 313-4020.

Other Parks Near River to Sea Preserve

The GTM Research Reserve, Fort Matanzas, and the Matanzas Inlet are all a short distance away. Check our local Parks Directory, and articles Explore Nature from River to Sea or Saltwater & Freshwater Fishing.

Currently closed.
Mon - Sun: 8:00 am - 11:00 pm