• 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?

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