• Fort Matanzas

    Fort Matanzas

    National Monument Florida

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Directions

Map of the St. Augustine area showing Fort Matanzas

Map of the St. Augustine Area Showing the Location of Fort Matanzas National Monument

Fort Matanzas National Monument is located about 15 miles south of the historic district of St. Augustine, Florida on Highway A1A South. St. Augustine is located on Florida's Northeastern Atlantic coast midway between Jacksonville and Daytona Beach.

Car
From I-95: Take exit 305 (Route 206). Follow Route 206 east about 6 miles to Highway A1A. Turn right (south) and follow A1A for 4 miles to the park entrance on the right side of the road.

From St. Augustine (Historical District): Follow Highway A1A south for approximately 15 miles to the park entrance on the right side of the road.

Rental Cars
Rental Cars are available in St. Augustine and at area airports.

Plane
Airports in Jacksonville, Florida (north) and Daytona and Orlando/Sanford (south) provide easy access to Interstate highways.

Bus
Greyhound runs bus service to St. Augustine.

Public Transportation
There is no public transportation to the park. However, a bike path or bike lane extends all the way from St. Augustine Beach to Fort Matanzas.

Did You Know?

Modern concrete replicas of the original palm logs form a reconstruction of the town wall in St Augustine.

Spanish St Augustine was the first of only three walled cities ever constructed in North America. The other two are Charleston, South Carolina (British) and Quebec City, Canada (French). Ft Matanzas National Monument, Florida