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.

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

Formal gardens and a unique shoreline await guests!

Children love to ride this old-fashioned carousel at Davenport Park.

The picnic pavilion at Faver-Dykes State Park.

This Florida State Park on Pellicer Creek features scenic trails, bird-watching, fishing, and water recreation, along with several overnight campsites.

This 23-acre park offers a variety of recreational activities like hiking, fishing, birdwatching and more, as well as full amenities for an enjoyable visit.

Cannon firing at Fort Matanzas historical site in St. Augustine.

Fort Matanzas is temporarily closed as repairs are made to the ferry dock that was damaged during Hurricane Matthew.

With 1,600 acres, including four miles of pristine beach, tidal salt marshes and hammock preserves, Anastasia State Park has most everything a beachgoer might be looking for: sunbathing, surfing, swimming, fishing, sailboats, paddle boarding, and

The dune walkover at Frank B. Butler County Park, jsut south of St. Augustine.

This quiet beach south of St. Augustine figured prominently in the struggle for civil rights and now serves as a preserve for the vulnerable dune ecosystem that is home to endangered species.

Treaty Park is a county park covering 47 acres of recreation amenities.

This pier offers activities and access to the main beach that visitors and residents alike frequent. Located near beachside restaurants, shops and more.

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The Collier-Blocker-Puryear Park Complex is a seven acre park. The park, formerly known as the Calvin Peete Recreation Complex, includes a Community Center for indoor activities. The Community Center is open Monday through Friday from 2:00 p.m.

Mills Field has a variety of atheltic courts for an active stay in St. Augustine.

A St. Augustine forest with hiking, primitive camping, and water recreation available.

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A 2.8 mile trail of public land with hiking, biking, and wildlife viewing.

Hamilton Upchurch Neighborhood Park is a St. Augustine skate park with additional recreational activities. The skate park has a two-to-three-foot quarter pipe, a semicircle bowl, ledges, humps, rails, and more. 

The Robert-Laryn Skate Park has something for skaters of all ages and skill level.

Enter the water of the Matanzas River at this boat ramp located off of US 1.

The Guana Tolomato Matanzas Research Reserve is 73,000 acres of preserved wetlands and estuaries in northeast Florida.

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

Maritime hammock at GTM NERR

Hike, bike, kayak, swim, and enjoy the unspoiled environment at this National Estuarine Research Reserve.