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.

Washington Oaks Gardens

(386) 446-6780
6400 N Oceanshore Blvd
1 review(s)

Formal gardens and a unique shoreline await guests!

Fort Mose

(904) 823-2232
15 Fort Mose Trail

Fort Mose Historic State Park is the site of the first free African-American settlement in the U.S.

Anastasia State Park

(904) 461-2033
300 Anastasia Park Road

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

Faver-Dykes State Park

(904) 794-0997
1000 Faver Dykes Road
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.

Vaill Point Park

(904) 209-0327
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.

Castillo de San Marcos

(904) 829-6506
1 South Castillo Drive
6 review(s)

The oldest masonry fort in the continental U.S. and a National Monument, the Castillo is the focal point of historical St. Augustine, which celebrates its 450th birthday in 2015.

J&S Carousel

(904) 823-3388
180 San Marco Avenue
2 review(s)

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

Fort Matanzas

(904) 471-0116
8635 A1A South
3 review(s)
Cannon firing at Fort Matanzas historical site in St. Augustine.

This park and historic site offers a glimpse into history, scenic trails, and shoreside access for fishing and collecting shells.

St. Johns County Ocean Pier

(904) 209-0326
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.

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

(904) 209-0385
1595 Wildwood Drive
1 review(s)

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

Mills Field

(904) 209-0384
1721 Racetrack Road

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

Matanzas State Forest

(904) 797-5073
6840 US 1 S.

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

Twelve Mile Swamp Conservation Area

(386) 329-4404
International Golf Parkway
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A 2.8 mile trail of public land with hiking, biking, and wildlife viewing.

Hamilton Upchurch Neighborhood Park

(904) 471-9463
1020 Anastasia Boulevard

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. 

Robert-Laryn Skate Park

(904) 460-2197
1595 Wildwood Drive

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

Douglas C. Crane Park & Boat Ramp

(850) 488-4676
1000 Block of Shore Drive

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

Guana Tolomato Matanzas NERR

(904) 823-4500
505 Guana River Road
Maritime hammock at GTM NERR

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

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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.