St. Johns County Parks & Rec is offering a Homeschool Fishing Clinic on Friday, February 16, 2024 -- 9:00am-4:00pm. Join us for a day filled with hands-on learning at Vaill Point Park Pavilion. Perfect for families looking to get into fishing or just brush up on their fishing skills! Note: A family consists of at least [...]
See all St. Augustine, Florida has to offer. Visit the Nation’s Oldest City.
St. Augustine, the nation's oldest city, also holds the distinction of being one of the nation's most charming. Whether you're a longtime resident or visiting the area for the first time, we've gathered all the resources you need to find where to stay, what to do and other community information about our unique little village.
Join GTM Research Reserve and the National Park Service for a guided Matanzas Inlet Hike on 9:30am-11:30am. Explore the ever-changing shoreline, tidal flats, beaches, dunes, dune vegetation, birds and wildlife on this guided, interpretive hike. Meet at the Matanzas Inlet West Parking Lot. Wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes. Dress appropriately for the weather. Bring cameras and [...]
Join GTM Research Reserve docents from 9:00am-11:00am on the 3rd Saturday of the month for a Beach Exploration walk. Learn about the animals that call the beach home while collecting seashells and sharks teeth. This is a "Beaches 101" experience the entire family will enjoy. The hike begins at the Visitor Center where you will [...]
Coquina Rock Beach Walks at Washington Oaks Join park volunteer Jim Gleason on this beach walk exploring the second largest outcropping of coquina rock on the Atlantic Coast. On this "up close" encounter, discover the inhabitants of the rock as well as the geological makeup. Explore the rock itself; gain a better understanding of the [...]
Join us at Fort Matanzas National Monument for the Great Backyard Bird Count: Your Park, Your Planet! Observe and record birds in the park. This is not your average bird walk. We'll be moving to different areas of the park as a group, setting up our chairs, and staying in one place while recording the [...]
Join us for Walk on The Wild Side at Anastasia State Park - a fun and educational hike with a knowledgeable volunteer! Discover an assortment of flora and fuana found in the park's coastal ecosystems. Increase your knowledge and history of the park and the surrounding area. Date | Time Wednesday, November 22, 2023 | 9:30am-11:30am [...]
Join SJC Parks & Rec for their monthly Nature Book Club ... centered around celebrating our natural areas. Meet the 3rd Wednesday of each month at one of the local beautiful park locations. February 21st is at Canopy Shores Pavilion from 9:30am-10:30am. And, the book selected is Forever Island by Patrick Smith. Free - however, [...]
Join us at the GTM Research Reserve for an Introduction to Nature Journaling. In this introductory workshop with nature journaling teacher Elaine Bergstrom, you'll reconnect with nature through sketching and recording observations in the environment. Learn the techniques of nature journaling with some easy method metadata and art techniques. Where: GTM Research Reserve Visitor Center [...]
On the fourth Saturday of the month, help remove marine debris and microplastics off the beach during GTM Beach Cleanup -- 9:30am-11:30am. Enjoy the beautiful view and being out in nature while helping clean up the beach! Meet at the Visitor Center. That's where you'll pick up gloves and trash bags that are provided. Then [...]
Fort Matanzas is offering two opportunities for children to gain experience fishing at their Junior Ranger Angler Class. During the class, they'll learn how to fish, identify fish species and their habitats, and earn a Junior Ranger Angler Badge. Class Info: 10:00am-12:00pm both days Sunday, February 25, 2024 -- Ages 7 to 9 Sunday, March [...]