I fell in love with this little hidden gem when we first moved to town and were
Upon entering the Fort Matanzas Park, you will find beautiful oaks covering the picnic area, restrooms, a trail leading to a nature trail, and the visitor center. To get to the fort, you simply pick up your free boarding pass from the visitor center and wait for your departure for the ferry. While waiting, you will be offered to watch a short video on the history of the fort, or you can enjoy the nature trail.
The ferry is an exciting 5 minute cruise across the Matanzas inlet to the ferry. Once you're there, it's time to explore! No matter you're age, you will feel like a kid again! I'll let the pictures do the talking:
Have you been to Fort Matanzas? What's your favorite thing to do there?
Be sure to visit Allie over at simplystaugustine.com to hear about other exciting things to do in our beautiful ancient city!