Fort Matanzas National Monument

Size: 299 Acres

Overview: As the great European nations fought one another for control of the New World, Fort Matanzas stood as guardian of St. Augustine’s southern river approach.  The monument here commemorates the achievements of the fort, but also the exotic plants and animals that dwell on this wild barrier island.  Come tour the historic fort and walk the peaceful nature trail!  

Fees, permits, and reservations may apply.

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