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


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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.

Visiting Fort Caroline

Fort Caroline National Memorial hosts the Timucuan Preserve Visitor Center. Choose a link and explore what you can do at Fort Caroline and the Timucuan Preserve:

Timucuan Preserve Visitor Center

For Kids

Booklets and Brochures

Living History

Pets are allowed in outdoor areas, but must be on a six-foot leash. Please clean up after your pet.

There are three additional areas associated with Fort Caroline that you can visit.

Ribault Monument

Theodore Roosevelt Area

Spanish Pond

Did You Know?

Pareja's Confessionario

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...