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.
Visiting American Beach
American Beach is located on the south end of Amelia Island, along A1A between Jacksonville and Fernandina Beach.
The National Park Services owns the 8.5 acre sand dune. The "Evans Rendevous" building (not available for touring) was acquired by the Trust for Public Land. The majority of land at American Beach is held by private landholders - please respect their privacy.
Restrooms can be found at Burney Beachfront Park. There are no other visitor services or facilities for the public at American Beach.
For more information, contact:
Timucuan Preserve staff at Kingsley Plantation, 904.251.3537
A. L. Lewis Historical Society at American Beach
Did You Know?
The word "Caroline" - while feminine in gender - does not refer to a female of that name but rather to a man. The word "Caroline" comes from the Latin version of Charles in this case King Charles IX of France. More...