• 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.

Visitor Center

Park ranger at the visitor center desk.

Visitor Contact Areas

There are three areas in the Preserve that have visitor contact areas where you can speak with park staff.

Choose one the links below:

Timucuan Preserve Visitor Center (history and ecology)

Kingsley Plantation (plantation era history)

Ribault Club (Partnership Visitor Center with Preserve area history and nature highlighted)

National park areas are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. The Preserve Visitor Center and Kingsley Plantation are open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Ribault Club is open Wednesday - Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

There are a total of five passport stamps available at the three Preserve sites listed above.

Did You Know?

Replica Fort Caroline

The first replica fort at Fort Caroline National Memorial was destroyed in 1964 by Hurricane Dora. The demise of the French colony at Fort Caroline was also due to a hurricane. More...