Where the Waters Meet

Visit one of the last unspoiled coastal wetlands on the Atlantic Coast. Discover 6,000 years of human history and experience the beauty of salt marshes, coastal dunes, and hardwood hammocks.

The Timucuan Preserve includes Fort Caroline and Kingsley Plantation.

plantation kitchen house and garden

Visit Kingsley Plantation

Visit the Kingsley Plantation and dive into a fascinating history of freedom and enslavement.

cannon in fort exhibit

Visit Fort Caroline

At Fort Caroline National Memorial visitors discover the tale of a lost colony.

a sand dune with Sea Oats and a bright blue sky

American Beach

American Beach was founded to provide African Americans beach access during segregation.

a boat at sunrise with an island featuring trees in the background

Cedar Point

The boat ramp and trails of Cedar Point bring you closer to nature.

swirling marsh grass, water and a cloudy sky

Theodore Roosevelt Area

A 600-acre natural treasure of hardwood forest, wetlands, and scrub vegetation.

sun rising over a marsh

2017 Timucuan Symposium

Register for the annual Science and History Symposium. PC: Rasmussen

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Planning a Field Trip

Planning a free field trip to Fort Caroline and Kingsley Plantation is easy.

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Nature & Science

Each park area in the preserve has unique habitats for you to explore.

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Get Involved

Learn about our partners, our big plans for the 2016 Centennial, or find out about volunteering through the Volunteers-in-Parks (VIP) progra

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

12713 Fort Caroline Road
Jacksonville, FL 32225

Phone:

904-641-7155

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