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.

This boat ramp, maintained by St. Johns County, offers access to the water and parking for rigs and trailers.

Riverfront Park

(904) 337-4856
4065 State Rd 13

Riverfront Park, on the St.John's River offers lawns shaded by live oaks, fishing piers, and bike and walking trails.

Robert-Laryn Skate Park

(904) 209-0333
1595 Wildwood Drive

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

A small St. Augustine Park with dog area, playground, and sports courts.

Rose of Sharon Pier

2010 A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway

Rose of Sharon is a public fishing pier located next to the Bridge of Lions in downtown St. Augustine, Florida. There are benches and a pavilion structure with palm trees. It is a great spot to fish or enjoy the view of the bayfront. 

Shands Pier

(904) 209-0326
10000 Shands Pier Rd.

The Shands Pier is a popular fishing spot located on the St. Johns River west of St. Augustine.

Shore Drive Park

(904) 209-0655
Shore Drive

A green and blue gem in the St. Augustine South waterfront community

Solomon Calhoun Community Center

(904) 824-6770
1300 Duval Street

The West Augustine center offers a gym, swimming pool, splash park, and community rooms.

South Ponte Vedra Beach Recreation Area

(904) 209-0752
2933 S. Ponte Vedra Blvd.

This beach is an ideal spot for picnics and beachcombing excursions.

St. Johns County Fairgrounds

(904) 209-0332
5840 S.R. 207

St. Johns County Fairgrounds encompasses ninety acres of land surrounded by forest.

St. Johns County Ocean Pier

(904) 209-0326
350 A1A Beach Blvd.

The St. Johns County Ocean Pier offers activities on the beach as well as daily passes to visit and fish on the pier itself.

Stokes Landing Conservation Area

(386) 329-4500
415-599 Lakeshore Dr

Located north of downtown St. Augustine, Stokes Landing Conservation Area provides beautiful trails and platform overlooks of the Tolomato River, wetlands, and indigenous plants and animals.

Tolomato Boardwalk

153 Costa Blanca Rd

The Tolomato Boardwalk offers serene trails along the Tolomato River with areas for bird watching, fishing, and picnicking. The boardwalk is open from dusk to dawn and is located within the Palencia Community. 

Treaty Park

(904) 209-0346
1595 Wildwood Drive

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

Trout Creek Boat Ramp

(904) 209-0386
6795 Collier Rd.

This is a public boat ramp that offers free access to the St. Johns River for fishing and boating enthusiasts.

Trout Creek Park Pavilion

(904) 209-0386
6795 Collier Road

Trout Creek Park Pavilion is a venue space run by the St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department. It's situated on the Trout Creek which feeds into the St. Johns River, and is often utilized by the Council on Aging.

Twelve Mile Swamp Conservation Area

(386) 329-4404
International Golf Parkway

Hiking, biking, and horseback riding are allowed along this 2.8-mile round-trip trail.

Vaill Point Park

(904) 209-0333
630 Vaill Point Rd.

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.

Veterans Park

(904) 209-0378
1332 Veterans Parkway

Veterans Park is a 50-acre complex that remembers American history with memorial monuments honoring veterans from each branch of the Armed Forces.

Vilano Boat Ramp

(904) 209-0655
101 Vilano Causeway

Located on the mainland side of the Vilano Causeway, the Vilano Boat Ramp has facilities for those looking to enjoy the waterways.