national and State Parks in St. Johns County Florida

National Parks
State Parks
St Johns County, Florida





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Anastasia State Parkanastasia state park
300 Anastasia Park Road
St. Augustine FL 32080


GPS 29° 52'39.30" N    81° 16'50.98" W
( Entrance )

$8.00 per vehicle 2 - 8 people
$4.00 Single occupant vehicle
$2.00 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with annual Individual passes
Hours:8:00am - Sundown 365 days per year

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Castillo De San Marcos | Fort Downtown St Augustine

Castilo de San Marcos

GPS 29° 53'45.37" N    81° 18'40.12" W

Not really any fishing here, but a VERY cool place to learn about the history of this area.


Faver Dykes State Park
faver dykes state park sign 1000 Faver Dykes Road
St. Augustine, Florida 32086


GPS 29° 40'01.87" N    81° 16'07.71" W

Fees do apply at this park, call the above number for rates. Honor box system.

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Fort Matanzas National Monument
entrance to fort matanzas national monument in florida 8635 A1A South
St. Augustine, FL 32080


GPS 29° 43'00.95" N    81° 13'57.74" W
( Entrance area for the main river side or the drive-on beach area )

Fishing on both the ocean side and the river side.

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Guana Tolomato Matanzas Reserveguana tolomato matanzas sign
505 Guana River Rd #6527
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
  •Approxiamately 8 miles north of;
   Vilano will be on the left.
  •Approxiamately 10 miles south of;
   Mickler Beachfront Park will be on the right

30° 01'25.88" N    81° 19'25.42" W
( Entrance to Enviromental Education Center )

30° 01' 24.91" N    81° 19'39.19" W
( Lake boat ramp on dam )

30° 01'21.73" N    81° 19'40.19" W
( Tidal water boat ramp on dam )

30° 04'23.21" N    81° 20'06.09" W
( South Beach Parking Area on A1A )

30° 05'06.82" N    81° 20'16.61" W
( Middle Beach Parking Area on A1A )

30° 07'02.25" N    81° 20'45.45" W
( North Beach Parking Area on A1A )

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$3.00 per vehicle up to 8 people
$1.00 per pedestrian, bicyclists, and extra persons in vehicle above 8

8:00am - Sunset
Guana River Dam Use Area opens at 4:00am - 11:00pm

At the Dam you can choose to focus on the fresh water of the lake on the northern side or you can choose the tidal waters on the southern side. Small boats can be launched into either at this location. Watch the tides on the tidal side to prevent yourself from being stranded at low tide conditions. Please see the check the tides near here button we have provided for information from closest NOAA Station. Please, be aware that your actual locations tides times will vary depending on distance from station, winds and other factors. The tidal creek is NOT maintained for navigation, small boats only.kayaking guana

The trails abound at Guana Tolomato Matanzas Reserve for biking, horseback riding and hiking, bring plenty of water for yourself!

National Estuarine Research Reserve is directly on the right as you enter this area.


Go to the beaches page showing Guana Tolomato beach access locations.

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Useful Links

Florida Saltwater Fishing Regulations Safe Handling of Self Caught Seafood
Tides St Johns River and Tributaries Tide Chart for NE Florida
Coast and Coastal River
Saltwater Fish Species of Florida Videos of Fishing Knots
Saltchef ForumSeafood Recipes
Fishing Chart for the St Augustine Area
Fishing Charters St Augustine & Vilano
Informative Florida Boating & Fishing Videos

National & State Parks in St Johns County that offer salt or brackish water fishing opportunities
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Areas in St. Johns County Florida include; St Augustine, Ponte Vedra, Vilano, St Augustine Beach, Nocatee, World Golf Village, Butler Beach, Palm Valley, Crescent Beach and Fruit Cove.
Bodies of brackish and saltwater in St. Johns County Florida include; Atlantic Ocean, Cabbage Creek, Capo Creek, Casa Cola Creek, Cunningham Creek, Cut Creek, Deep Creek, Durbin Creek, East Creek, Guana River, Hospital Creek, Intracoastal Waterway, Julington Creek, Matanzas Inlet, Matanzas River, Marshall Creek, Moultrie Creek, Pancho Creek, Pellicer Creek, Red House Branch, Robinson Creek, Salt Run, San Sebastian River, Six Mile Creek, Smith Creek, Sombrero Creek, St Augustine Inlet, St Johns River, Stokes Creek, Tolomato River, Ximanies Creek.

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