• Fort Matanzas

    Fort Matanzas

    National Monument Florida

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Fees and Reservations

There are no fees to enter the park or to take the ferry to the fort. The 35-passenger ferry operates on a first come basis.



Donations are gratefully accepted and are used for boat maintenance and interpretive programming.



St. Johns County, which maintains a beach ramp directly across Highway A1A from the park entrance, charges a fee to drive onto the ocean beach from mid-March through September.





Group Reservations:

School and other groups are welcome. Please call the park at 904-471-0116 to make a reservation.

Did You Know?

Sailboats rest in calm waters of the Matanzas River the shelter of Anastasia Island.

The Gulf Stream's current moves between 30 and 85 million cubic feet of water per second, stronger than any other current on earth, and greater than all the streams and rivers in the world combined! Ft Matanzas National Monument, Florida