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.

GTM Research Reserve at Marineland

(904) 823-4500
9741 Oceanshore Blvd.

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

Guana State Park Boat Ramp

(904) 823-4500
505 Guana River Rd #6527

The Gauna State Park Boat Ramp is located on Scenic A1A north of Vilano Beach, Florida. It offers direct access to Guana River.

Guana Tolomato Matanzas NERR

(904) 823-4500
505 Guana River Road

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

Hamilton Upchurch Neighborhood Skate Park

(904) 471-9463
1020 Anastasia Boulevard

A skate park located off A1A on the island.

Lakeside Park

2300 A1A South

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

Lighthouse Park

(904) 825-1001
442 Ocean Vista Avenue

Lighthouse Park is located within view of the St. Augustine Lighthouse on Salt Run on Anastasia Island.

Matanzas Inlet

8655 A1A South

The Matanzas Inlet park and beaches are part of the Fort Matanzas National Monument.

Matanzas State Forest

(904) 797-5073
6840 US 1 S.

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

A community project to provide public access to the intracoastal, Mickler's Wharf provides opportunities to fish, relax, and enjoy nature. The park is open from dusk to dawn. 

Mills Field

(904) 209-0384
1721 Racetrack Road

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

Moses Creek Conservation Area

(386) 329-4500
1300 SR 206

A conservation area that preserves one of the few remaining undeveloped tidal creeks.

Mussallem Beachfront Park

(904) 209-0331
3365 Coastal Highway

A beachfront park preserved for nesting turtles

Nease Beachfront Park

(904) 209-0655
3171 Coastal Highway

A beachfront park with parking and access to the intracoastal.

Nocatee Landing

(904) 209-0335
Nocatee Landing is in Ponte Vedra

Nocatee Landing provides access to a non-motorized boat launch in a conversation area along the Tolomoto River.

Nocatee Preserve and Mountain Bike Trail

(904) 209-0335
501 Davis Park Road

The natural, three miles of unpaved trails at Nocatee Preserve and Mountain Bike Trail are ideal for walking, jogging, mountain biking, bird watching, photographing nature, or horseback riding.

Palm Valley Boat Ramp

(904) 209-0382
383 S Roscoe Blvd

Palm Valley Boat Ramp offers access to the Intracoastal Waterway, it is located in Ponte Vedra, Florida under the Palm Valley Bridge. Single access, floating dock, restrooms, and public parking on-site. 

Palmetto Road Boat Ramp

(904) 209-0333
395 Palmetto Rd

Boat ramp, in Crescent Beach, is south of downtown St. Augustine.

Plaza de la Constitución

(904) 825-1001
1 Cathedral Street

A central part of St. Augustine since 1573 when it was first laid out by the Spanish Royal Ordinances.

Princess Place Preserve

(386) 313-4020
2500 Princess Place Road

This Flagler County park protects the oldest homestead in the county and offers hiking and equestrian trails, camping, and cottages.

River to Sea Preserve

(386) 313-4020
9805 N. Oceanshore Blvd.

The River to Sea Preserve protects a unique maritime scrub environment and offers nature trails and public access to the beach.