Parks

There are many parks throughout the St. Augustine area. There are a number of National Parks, state parks, and recreational parks located in St. Johns County. Enjoy an afternoon at one of St. Augustine's parks at the beach, river, or historic sites. This complete guide to parks and recreation facilities in St. Augustine will help visitors who enjoy the great outdoors plan the perfect Florida vacation.

(904) 209-0335

2060 State Road 13

Flora, fauna, butterflies, gardens, groves, exotic birds, and all the beauty of nature is at Alpines Groves Park.

(904) 461-2033

300 Anastasia Park Road

Anastasia State Park ranks #6 as one of the best state parks in the United States and is known for an assortment of exciting recreational activities.

(904) 209-0348

804 Christina Dr.

An all natural-awning created from outstretched oak, cedar, flowering dogwood, and other trees greets visitors at Canopy Shores Park.

(904) 829-6506

1 South Castillo Drive

The oldest masonry fort in the continental U.S. and a National Monument, the Castillo is the focal point of historical St. Augustine.

(904) 209-0365

10 N. Holmes Blvd.

The Collier-Blocker-Puryear Park Complex contains a thriving community center, playground, and courts that are rich in culture and history.

(904) 209-0346

210 Davis Park Road

Football, soccer, and baseball fields are free and accessible to the public at the Davis Park Complex.

(386) 329-4282

3705-3719 CR 13 S

Stretching across thousands of acres of flatlands and moving across the St. Johns River, the Deep Creek Conservation Area gives visitors unique fishing, boating, and wildlife experiences.

(904) 794-0997

1000 Faver Dykes Road

The park features scenic trails, bird-watching, fishing, and water recreation, along with several overnight campsites.

Plantation Island Dr South

Located on the Intracoastal Waterway immediately adjacent to the State Road 312 bridge onto Anastasia Island, Fish Island was once home to the plantation owner, Jesse Fish in the 1700s.

(904) 471-0116

8635 A1A South

This National Monument's long history is closely connected with the founding of St. Augustine.

(904) 823-2232

15 Fort Mose Trail

Fort Mose has been recognized as a National Historic Landmark since 1994, and as a precursor site of the National Underground Railroad Network.

(904) 209-0752

5860 A1A South

The park's expansive shoreline and beautiful location on scenic A1A south of the Mary Street Ramp make it a popular beach destination for visitors and locals alike.

(386) 329-4404

10170-10310 Russell Sampson Rd

Containing trails to semi-tropical swamps, flatlands, sand hills, and hammocks, Gourd Island is an outstanding place to view exotic animals and other wildlife.

(904) 823-4500

1798 Ponte Vedra Blvd.

The Guana Tolomato Research Reserve is 73,000 acres of preserved wetlands and estuaries on the northeast Florida coast, including some beautiful pristine beaches.

(904) 823-4500

505 Guana River Road

GTM Research Reserve is dedicated to the preservation of an unspoiled and undeveloped natural treasure, supporting a vibrant ecosystem and subsystems.

(904) 823-4500

505 Guana River Rd #6527

Providing a clean and cheery atmosphere, The Guana State Park Boat Ramp is well maintained and ready to receive visitors.

2300 A1A South

Lakeside Park, situated on Anhinga Lake, provides a serene place for picnics, contemplation, and fishing.

(904) 825-1001

442 Ocean Vista Avenue

The Lighthouse Park is shaded with oaks and offers picnic tables, a boat ramp, a playground, and tennis courts at the J. Edward “Red” Cox Recreation Facility.

8655 A1A South

Encompassing 300 acres comprised of 4 ecosystems, and also offers a beach on the Atlantic Ocean.

(904) 797-5073

6840 US 1 S.

With over 4,600 acres, Matanzas State Forest offers a large area of protected land where visitors may hike, bike, ride their horses, watch birds, and camp.