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.

Aberdeen Park Playground

(904) 814-3275
1401 Shetland Drive

Offering something for children of all abilities, this well-maintained park is a memory-maker.

Alpine Groves Park

(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.

Anastasia State 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.

Beluthahatchee Park

(904) 209-0348
1523 State Road 13

Beluthahatchee Park is a haven of peace that connects man with picturesque views of nature.

Canopy Shores Park

(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.

Castillo de San Marcos

(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.

Collier-Blocker-Puryear Park

(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.

Davis Park Complex

(904) 209-0346
210 Davis Park Road

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

Deep Creek Conservation Area - North Tract

(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.

Divided into two sections and serving as a host to several types of wildlife, the Deep Creek Conservation Area offers stunning views of the wetlands.

Douglas Crane Park & Boat Ramp

(850) 488-4676
1039 Shore Drive

This community boat ramp allows visitors to enjoy salt or freshwater fishing.

Dr. Robert B. Hayling Freedom Park

(904) 825-1007
601 Riberia Street

In remembrance of the Civil Rights Movement.

Eddie Vickers Park

(904) 209-0322
399 Riberia St

The park offers a basketball court, a baseball field, a picnic space, and a playground.

Faver-Dykes State Park

(904) 794-0997
1000 Faver Dykes Road

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

Fish Island Preserve

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.

Fort Matanzas

(904) 471-0116
8635 A1A South

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

Fort Mose

(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.

Frank B. Butler County Park

(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.

Gourd Island

(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.

GTM Guana River South Beach

(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.