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


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  • Road Closure

    Palmetto Avenue, the main road to Kingsley Plantation will be closed April 28th-May 5th, 2014. Please take the Fort George Road detour to enter the site. Be advised large buses and RVs may not clear the low tree canopy of Fort George Rd.

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?

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...