• Fort Matanzas

    Fort Matanzas

    National Monument Florida

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Photos & Multimedia


Osprey eating a fish

An osprey lands on a dead tree with a recent catch.

NPS photo

Head over to the Nature & Science page to check out our slideshow of an osprey.


Rendering of Ft Matanzas

View a 3D rendering of a laser scan done by the University of South Florida!



The Fort Matanzas Great Horned Owls in Living Color!!

Photos by:

Kay Wells: 1 2 3 4

Patsy Jane Lewis: 1 2 3 4 5 6

(Pictures used by permission and all rights reserved by the photographer.)


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