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Fort Matanzas National Monument

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8635 A1A South
St. Augustine, FL 32080 United States
904-471-0116http://www.nps.gov/foma/index.htm
August 2017

Experience the Solar Eclipse at Fort Matanzas

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Aug 18 - 21, 2017
Fort Matanzas

The United States will see a rare occurrence on August 21, 2017 – a total solar eclipse.  Although we're just outside the 'path of totality', St. Augustine residents and visitors will be able to see about 90% of sun being covered by the moon’s shadow. Rangers and volunteers at Fort Matanzas National Monument have several activities planned to commemorate this exciting astronomical event.  Starting on Friday, August 18th, join them near the Visitor Center while waiting for the ferry, to…

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Dune Restoration Work Volunteers Needed!

August 19 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fort Matanzas National Monument will be planting over 2,000 sea oat seedlings along the beach in an effort to rebuild the dunes naturally, and we need your help!  Volunteers are needed!  The dunes at Matanzas Inlet were severely damaged by Hurricane Matthew. Sea oats are one of the most important species in the dune ecosystem. They help trap wind-blown sand, which is the first step in dune formation. Once the dune becomes established, sea oats' extensive root system acts to…

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Experience the Solar Eclipse at Fort Matanzas

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Aug 18 - 21, 2017
Fort Matanzas

The United States will see a rare occurrence on August 21, 2017 – a total solar eclipse.  Although we're just outside the 'path of totality', St. Augustine residents and visitors will be able to see about 90% of sun being covered by the moon’s shadow. Rangers and volunteers at Fort Matanzas National Monument have several activities planned to commemorate this exciting astronomical event.  Starting on Friday, August 18th, join them near the Visitor Center while waiting for the ferry, to…

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Experience the Solar Eclipse at Fort Matanzas

August 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Aug 18 - 21, 2017
Fort Matanzas

The United States will see a rare occurrence on August 21, 2017 – a total solar eclipse.  Although we're just outside the 'path of totality', St. Augustine residents and visitors will be able to see about 90% of sun being covered by the moon’s shadow. Rangers and volunteers at Fort Matanzas National Monument have several activities planned to commemorate this exciting astronomical event.  Starting on Friday, August 18th, join them near the Visitor Center while waiting for the ferry, to…

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Experience the Solar Eclipse at Fort Matanzas

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Total Solar Eclipse

The United States will see a rare occurrence on August 21, 2017 – a total solar eclipse.  Although we're just outside the 'path of totality', St. Augustine residents and visitors will be able to see about 90% of sun being covered by the moon’s shadow. Rangers and volunteers at Fort Matanzas National Monument have several activities planned to commemorate this exciting astronomical event.  Starting on Friday, August 18th, join them near the Visitor Center while waiting for the ferry, to…

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September 2017
Free

Kayak Trips at Fort Matanzas

September 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Sep 7, 8, 9 & 10, 2017
View of Fort Matanzas from the water

View Fort Matanzas from a whole new perspective during a free kayak trip. Paddle through the marsh to experience the Southeast Intracoastal Waterway Park. St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the National Park Service to bring you this exciting kayak trip! Kayak Trip Details Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 9:00am Friday, September 8, 2017 at 10:00am Saturday & Sunday, September 9 & 10, 2017 at 11:00am Seats are limited!  For information or to register, please contact…

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Free

Kayak Trips at Fort Matanzas

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Sep 7, 8, 9 & 10, 2017
View of Fort Matanzas from the water

View Fort Matanzas from a whole new perspective during a free kayak trip. Paddle through the marsh to experience the Southeast Intracoastal Waterway Park. St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the National Park Service to bring you this exciting kayak trip! Kayak Trip Details Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 9:00am Friday, September 8, 2017 at 10:00am Saturday & Sunday, September 9 & 10, 2017 at 11:00am Seats are limited!  For information or to register, please contact…

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Free

Kayak Trips at Fort Matanzas

September 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sep 7, 8, 9 & 10, 2017
View of Fort Matanzas from the water

View Fort Matanzas from a whole new perspective during a free kayak trip. Paddle through the marsh to experience the Southeast Intracoastal Waterway Park. St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the National Park Service to bring you this exciting kayak trip! Kayak Trip Details Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 9:00am Friday, September 8, 2017 at 10:00am Saturday & Sunday, September 9 & 10, 2017 at 11:00am Seats are limited!  For information or to register, please contact…

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Free

Kayak Trips at Fort Matanzas

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sep 7, 8, 9 & 10, 2017
View of Fort Matanzas from the water

View Fort Matanzas from a whole new perspective during a free kayak trip. Paddle through the marsh to experience the Southeast Intracoastal Waterway Park. St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the National Park Service to bring you this exciting kayak trip! Kayak Trip Details Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 9:00am Friday, September 8, 2017 at 10:00am Saturday & Sunday, September 9 & 10, 2017 at 11:00am Seats are limited!  For information or to register, please contact…

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