8635 A1A South
Headquarters (Castillo de San Marcos and Fort Matanzas National Monuments): 904-829-6506, x227
Fort Matanzas Visitor Center and Office: 904-471-0116
Did You Know?
The Spanish planted yucca around their forts and on top of protective walls. Yucca aloifolia grows in thickets reaching 20 feet tall. The trunk is armed with two-foot-long needle-sharp pointed leaves thus earning it the name "Spanish Bayonet". Ft Matanzas National Monument, Florida