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

    Timucuan

    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 and Spanish Pond, associated with Fort Caroline National Memorial, are open 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

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?

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...