• Fort Matanzas

    Fort Matanzas

    National Monument Florida

Animals

Fort Matanzas National Monument is home to a variety of animals. We even have some endangered species.

Please remember while visiting the park not to interfere with the wildlife.

Learn more about the creatures that call the park home by visiting our Critter of the Month page.

Did You Know?

Some of the 150-year-old live oak trees in the Fort Matanzas picnic area.

Did you know that the live oak trees in the picnic area at Fort Matanzas are over 150 years old? The park also has an eastern red cedar located on the island near the fort that is over 260 years old, as old as the fort itself! Ft Matanzas National Monument, Florida