Field Trips

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Ranger Cici reads for children.

NPS/Layla Neal Artist-in-Residence

Request a Field Trip

All educational groups need to make a reservation. Field trips to Timucuan Preserve are free.

  • Ranger-led programs are limited to 35 students and are offered at Fort Caroline and Kingsley Plantation.

  • Self-guided programs may have up to 60 students.

Sites that accommodate educational groups include:

  • Fort Caroline (By e-mail/ form listed below)

  • Kingsley Plantation (By e-mail/form listed below)

  • Ribault Club (By phone, a Florida Park Service site located near Kingsley Plantation)

Reservations must be made online but for related questions you may call and speak with a ranger on Wednesday-Sunday at:

  • Fort Caroline, 904.641.7155

  • Kingsley Plantation, 904.251.3537

  • Ribault Club, 904.251.2802

Planning a visit for a scouting group? Click here to learn more.

Tips for Teachers


Complete the Field Trip Request Form

Request a ranger-led or schedule a self-guided trip today. Dates will be confirmed by a park representative over e-mail. Complete this form for Kingsley Plantation or Fort Caroline, Ribault Club reservations are made by phone. 

NPS Form 10-1750 (Rev. 04/2021)
National Park Service

OMB Control No. 1024-0228
Expiration Date 11/31/2025


A park representative will follow-up to confirm group details once this request has been received and reviewed.

NPS Form 10-1750 (Rev. 04/2021)
National Park Service

OMB Control No. 1024-0228
Expiration Date 11/31/2025


Privacy Act Statement

Authority: Public Law 114-289 National Park Service Centennial Act and 54 U.S.C. 100701 Protection, interpretation, and research in System.

Purpose: To administer education programs for education audiences including but not limited to school groups, scouting groups, extracurricular groups, and home school groups.

Routine Uses: To effectively manage requests for education received by the NPS, the Education Reservation Request Form is used to collect basic education reservation information to facilitate operational aspects of scheduling groups for park education programs, including in-park education programs, ranger in classroom programs, and/or online distance learning programs.

Disclosure: Voluntary, however, failure to provide the requested information may impede the ability to grant your education reservation request.

Paperwork Reduction Act Statement

We are collecting this information subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501) to provide park managers and educators the information needed to schedule and conduct education program activities. All applicable parts of the form must be completed in order for your request to be considered. You are not required to respond to this or any other Federal agency-sponsored information collection unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. OMB has approved this collection of information and assigned control number 1024-0288.

Estimated Burden Statement

Public reporting for this collection of information is estimated to average 5 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to the Information Collection Clearance Officer, National Park Service, 1201 Oakridge Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525. Do not send your completed form to this address.


Before Your Visit


Last updated: June 4, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

12713 Fort Caroline Road
Jacksonville, FL 32225



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