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.
Did You Know?
Did you know that the design for the Florida state flag is similar to the early Spanish flag? The flag of Spain flew over St. Augustine, Florida for 235 years. It will not be until the year 2056 that this First City will have been American for as long! Ft Matanzas National Monument, Florida