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


    Ecological & Historic Preserve Florida

Field Trips


All educational groups need to make a reservation.

  • Reservations are taken on a first-call basis.
  • Ranger-led programs are limited to 35 students and are offered at Fort Caroline and Kingsley Plantation.
  • Self-guided programs may have up to 60 students.

Sites that accommodate educational groups include:

  • Fort Caroline
  • Kingsley Plantation
  • Ribault Club (a Florida Park Service site located near Kingsley Plantation)

When you call to make a reservation:

  1. Have a program in mind.
  2. Have a date in mind.
  3. Call the appropriate site.
  4. Have questions ready!
  5. Plan to be on the phone for about five minutes.

Call and speak with a ranger:

  • Fort Caroline, 904.641.7155
  • Kingsley Plantation, 904.251.3537 or 3626
  • Ribault Club, 904.251.2802

Did You Know?

Fort Matanzas

Fort Matanzas in St. Augustine, Florida is named for the slaughter of French Huguenots from Fort Caroline in 1565. In Spanish, "matanzas" means slaughters. More...