• Sunrise over the Fort George River in the Timucuan Preserve.

    Timucuan

    Ecological & Historic Preserve Florida

Compass Scavenger Hunt

Compass
Find yourself in a National Park.
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Tour Kingsley Plantation by compass! The compass scavenger hunt is a free activity available to scouting groups and anyone else interested in visiting our site in a new way. This group activity navigates scouts through the plantation using their sense of direction and a compass provided by the park. Scouts will learn how to use a compass, discover some of the biology of the park and learn the history of a plantation. Call ahead to the ranger station at Kingsley Plantation at 904.251.3537 to schedule this group program. One weeks notice is required.

Did You Know?

Pareja's Confessionario

The first translation of a Native American language into a European language – Timucuan to Spanish - occurred on lands within the Timucuan Preserve in the late 1500s. Fray Francisco Pareja did this translation at the Catholic mission of San Juan del Puerto on present day Ft. George Island. More...