Basic Information

Summers are hot and humid with afternoon thundershowers. Sunscreen, a hat, UV protective sunglasses, and are recommended. Drink plenty of water. Winters are cool to mild with some cold spells, especially with wind from the north or off the water. Fall and spring are temperate with temperatures around 70F-80F (21C-26C). During danger of lightning, the fort will be closed and ferry service will be suspended. June-November is hurricane season so check for tropical storms before visiting.

Entrance Fees:

Fort Matanzas Entrance Fee - $0.00

There is no fee for visiting any portion of Fort Matanzas.


The pages in this section will give you quick access to answers for common questions.

During operating hours, you may call 904-471-0116 and speak to someone in the Visitor Center if you do not find your answer here.

Enjoy your visit!

Last updated: March 14, 2016

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8635 A1A South
Saint Augustine, FL 32080


(904) 471-0116

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