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

    Timucuan

    Ecological & Historic Preserve Florida

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  • Fort Caroline Closed on November 2nd

    Fort Caroline National Memorial including Spanish Pond will be closed to the public on Sunday November 2nd, 2014. The visitor center and trails will reopen on Monday the 3rd of November. The Theodore Roosevelt Area and Ribault Column will remain open.

Compass Scavenger Hunt

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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?

Historic drawing of a Timucua man with his hair in a top know

Timucua warriors wore their hair in a top knot, which made them appear taller. Historic drawings of Timucua and French contact show the Timucua to be of greater stature than the French. More...