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.

J&S Carousel

(904) 823-3388
180 San Marco Avenue

2 review(s)

In 1927 the carousel was built and was known as the C.W. Parker Carousel. Then bought by a Ringling Brothers circus performer, Gerard Soules for $25,000 from a barn in Mystique, Michigan the carousel went to a zoo in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Fort Matanzas

(904) 471-0116
8635 A1A South

3 review(s)

Fort Matanzas National Monument was built in 1742 to defend the city of St. Augustine from British attack. Located just 15 miles south of St. Augustine, it has stood in the Matanzas Inlet for well over 250 years.

Faver Dykes State Park

(904) 794-0997
1000 Faver Dykes Road

Faver Dykes State Park in historic St. Augustine, Florida is known for its pristine condition and scenic views. This park borders Pellicer Creek which connects with the Matanzas River.

Castillo de San Marcos

(904) 829-6506
1 South Castillo Drive

6 review(s)

The oldest masonry fort in the continental US, built by the Spanish from 1672-1695. Today, it is a National Monument.

Guana Tolomato Matanzas NERR

(904) 823-4500
505 Guana River Road

Located along 73,000 acres of Florida's northeast coast that stretches from Ponte Vedra Beach to Palm Coast!

Treaty Park

(904) 209-0385
1595 Wildwood Drive

1 review(s)

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

Vaill Point Park

(904) 209-0327
630 Vaill Point Rd.

A 23-acre park with audubon activities, hiking, recreational activities on the water, and plenty of outdoor amenities.

Calvin Peete Recreation

(904) 209-0365
1298 W King St

The Calvin Peete Recreation Complex is a 7 acre park at the intersection of Holmes Blvd and County Road 214 in St. Augustine . The park includes a Community Center for indoor activities.

Mills Field

(904) 209-0382
1721 Racetrack Road

Have fun in the sun at Mills Field Park in historic Saint Augustine, Florida! This park is open to the public for free every day of the week! Mills Field is located at the corner of Racetrack Road and SR 13 in the North Western section of St.

Washington Oaks Gardens

(386) 446-6780
6400 N Oceanshore Blvd

1 review(s)

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park welcomes visitors with formal gardens, a unique shoreline, beautiful oaks and nature trails. Visitors can hike, bike, picnic and enjoy the beautiful nature that surrounds them at Washington Oaks Gardens.

St. Johns County Ocean Pier

(904) 461-0119
350 A1A Beach Blvd.

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

Anastasia State Park

(904) 461-2033
1340-A A1A South

1,600 acre park with over four miles of pristine beach, tidal salt marshes and hammock preserves. Located just minutes from downtown St.

Butler Beach, located in historic Saint Augustine, Florida is steeped in African-American history. The beach is named in honor of Frank B. Butler, a leading black businessman in St. Johns County during the 20th Century.

Douglas C Crane Boat Ramp

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1000 Block of Shore Drive

Douglas C. Crane Boat Ramp offers two ramps for access to the Matanzas River for small private craft. There is no fee and the park is open during daylight hours.