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 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...