Nature Adventures

This page lists nature parks, botanical gardens, environmental centers, and other places where kids can study and enjoy nature in the St. Augustine, Florida area.
Kids St. Augustine: Nature Adventures - Fun 4 Auggie Kids
Anastasia State Park & Recreation Center

A protected bird sanctuary consisting of 1,700 acres of and five miles of sandy beaches, Anastasia State Park is a gem of an area for wildlife enthusi ...

Area: St. Augustine
300 Anastasia Park Rd, St. Augustine, FL, 32080
Black Creek Guides

If you are interested in exploring the local and regional waters of North East Florida, Black Creek Guides offers kayak & SUP tours. This is for ou ...

Type of Tour: Eco, Other
Area: Mobile
10051 Skinner Lake Drive, Jacksonville, FL, 32246
Bulow Plantation Ruins State Historic Site

Once the site of a prosperous early 1800's plantation of sugar cane, cotton, rice and indigo, the park includes the scattered ruins of a coquina sugar ...

Area: Flagler
3501 Old Kings Road, Flagler Beach, FL, 32136
Restrooms: Yes
Canopy Shores

This 33 acre parcel, purchased in 2004 with funding assistance from the Florida Communities Trust Florida Forever Program, is located in southern St. ...

Area: St. Augustine
804 Christina Dr, St Augustine, FL, 32086-7661
Caravelle Ranch

Tucked between the Ocklawaha and St. Johns rivers, this area’s well-managed pine flatwoods and river swamps appeal to a variety of recreationists. Two ...

Area: SW St. Johns County and Palatka
FL 19, Palatka, FL, 32177
Davis Park

Davis Park features 5 soccer fields (4 lighted), 3 football fields (2 lighted), 4 lighted softball fields w/ 300 foot fences, and 6 lighted Baseball f ...

Area: North St. Johns County
210 Davis Park Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 32082
Restrooms: Available throughout the park at each concession stand ...
Deep Creek Conservation Area

East side of St. Johns River, West of CR 207 Just north of Hastings Deep Creek is primarily low land, which makes it ideal for fish, boating or ca ...

Area: St. Augustine
East side of St. Johns River, West of CR 207
Dunns Creek Wildlife Management Area

Located south of a sharp bend in the St. Johns River, more than 6,200 acres of natural communities are represented in Dunns Creek State Park. The natu ...

320 Sisco Road, Pomona Park, FL, 32181
Etoniah Creek

Etoniah Creek WMA includes more than 7,185 acres in northern Putnam County. The area is home to many wildlife species as well as a wildlife or travel ...

Area: SW St. Johns County and Palatka
390 Holloway Rd., Florahome, FL, 32140-2537
Faver-Dykes State Park

Faver-Dykes offers activities for an entire fun filled day. Camping, canoeing, hiking and picnicking can all be enjoyed at this pristine, undeveloped ...

Area: St. Augustine
1000 Faver-Dykes Road, St. Augustine, FL, 32086
Fort Matanzas National Monument

Fort Matanzas has a history closely entwined with the City of St. Augustine and the Castillo de San Marcos. Built in 1740-1742 by the Spanish, it was ...

Area: St. Augustine
8635 A1A South, St. Augustine, FL, 32080
Fort Mose

Fort Mose, established in 1738 by Manuel Montiano, gave safety to Africans running away from slavery in the English Colony of Carolina. Approximately ...

Free: Yes
Area: St. Augustine
15 Fort Mose Trail, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area

Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, this 144-acre park offers coastal camping, picnicking, swimming, fishing, and nature stu ...

Area: Flagler
3100 S. State Road A1A, Flagler beach, FL, 32136

Geocaching is an outdoor game using hand-held global positioning systems (GPS) devices. It's really an inexpensive, interactive high-tech treasure hun ...

Free: Yes
Area: Flagler
3100 S. Oceanshore Blvd., Flagler Beach, FL, 32136
Julington-Durbin Preserve

2,031 acres. This property is jointly owned with the state of Florida. The area is located on a peninsula formed at the confluence of Julington and Du ...

Junior Ranger Program

Visitors are invited to learn about this beautiful park by participating in the Junior Ranger Program. Come to the ranger station upon arrival for a ...

Area: Flagler
3100 S. Oceanshore Blvd., Flagler Beach, FL, 32136
Lehigh Trail

The Lehigh Trail runs east to west from US1 to Colbert Lane. 2.69 miles from US1 to Belle Terre Pkwy 1.81 miles from Belle Terre Pkwy to Old Kings ...

Free: Yes
Area: Flagler
Restrooms: No
Marineland of Florida

Marineland of Florida, one of Florida's first marine mammal parks, is billed as "the world's first oceanarium". Marineland functions as an entertainme ...

Area: St. Augustine
9600 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine, FL, 32080
Matanzas Wildlife Management Area

Just eight miles south of St. Augustine in St. Johns County, the Matanzas Wildlife Management Area (WMA) occupies 4,699 acres within the Matanzas Stat ...

Area: St. Augustine
Moses Creek Conservation Area

One of the few remaining undeveloped tidal creeks in the region can be found at Moses Creek Conservation Area preserves. Wildlife such as the great bl ...

Area: St. Augustine
S.R. 206, St. Augustine, FL, 32086