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

    Timucuan

    Ecological & Historic Preserve Florida

Ranger Guided

Ranger-guided programs are offered at Fort Caroline and Kingsley Plantation.

  • They are limited to 35 students at at time.
  • Programs are free.
  • Schedules vary by season and park site, so call and speak with a ranger to verify the available days.
  • Reservations are required and are taken on a first call basis.
  • Both sites have individual pre-visit requirements.

What we expect from groups participating in ranger-guided programs:

  1. Prepare your students beforehand using Curriculum Materials (required).
  2. If required at the site you are visiting, bring student pre-visit activities the day of the field trip. (Ex. Fort Caroline Scavenger Hunt).
  3. Learn the park rules, chaperone requirements, suggested clothing and safety mandates. (See Tips for Teachers).
  4. Be on time.
  5. Have a good time!

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...