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


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Audio Tour at Kingsley Plantation

Audio tour

Explore your park in a new way with the audio tour.

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The Lion's Story Teller

The Kingsley Plantation audio tour "The Lion's Story Teller" provides visitors with an immersive experience of the past. We are pleased to offer this program free of cost. Simply pick up a device at the visitor center by asking a ranger and presenting photo identification. The tour is available in several forms to meet visitors' needs, including an audio described tour and a captioned tour. The award winning tour takes visitors throughout the grounds of Kingsley Plantation and into the lives of the free and enslaved people of Fort George Island.

Audio Tour Brochure and Site Map

Press Release Introducing the Tour

Did You Know?

Historic drawing of a Timucua man with his hair in a top know

Timucua warriors wore their hair in a top knot, which made them appear taller. Historic drawings of Timucua and French contact show the Timucua to be of greater stature than the French. More...