• Fort Matanzas

    Fort Matanzas

    National Monument Florida

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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?

Map showing the Gulf Stream flowing around the Florida Peninsula

The Gulf Stream was first described by Spanish explorer Ponce de León in 1513. It was the first leg of the route home for the great Spanish treasure fleets. Ft Matanzas National Monument, Florida