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


    Ecological & Historic Preserve Florida

Operating Hours & Seasons

The visitor center for the preserve is located at Fort Caroline National Memorial and the park operates a visitor contact station at the Kingsley Plantation site.

The facilities and grounds for Fort Caroline National Memorial Timucuan Preserve Visitor Center and Kingsley Plantation are open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., daily.

The preserve headquarters is open 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday; closed on all government holidays.

The Theodore Roosevelt Area is open from sunrise to sunset, however restroom facilities are only open between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Cedar Point is open from sunrise to sunset.

The Ribault Monument associated with Fort Caroline National Memorial is open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Spanish Pond, associated with Fort Caroline National Memorial, is open from sunrise to sunset.

The Ribault Club, an interagency visitor center, is open Wednesday - Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

All National Park Service areas of the Timucuan Preserve are closed on Thanksgiving, December 25th, and January 1.

Did You Know?

Cannon drawing

Jacksonville, Florida was invaded by the Union Army four separate times during the Civil War and two battles of significance were fought within the boundary of Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. More...