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Anastasia State Park

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Get a Florida State Park Pass and Enjoy the Beach

Anastasia State Park has a wonderful beach as well as food, camping and historical areas. Get a... read more

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GRGADA
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
Nice place for a run

I ran through the park on the way to the beach. It was early enough that the park was closed to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Climb14ers
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Anastasia State Park includes 1,600 acres of rich ecosystems and abundant wildlife. Explore up to four miles of pristine beach, the estuarine tidal marsh teeming with plant and animal life, or the self-guided nature trail which takes you through the...more
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300 Anastasia Park Rd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-5434
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Reviewed today

Anastasia State Park has a wonderful beach as well as food, camping and historical areas. Get a Florida State Park Pass and enjoy the park as well as visit all the parks. The pass will pay for itself in a short time.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I ran through the park on the way to the beach. It was early enough that the park was closed to traffic. Very flat but pretty.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This state park has over 4 miles of pristine beach unmarred by hotels, homes or crowds. We only stopped in but look forward to coming back to visit in the future. They have bikes for rent, food stand for a snack and plenty of parking....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have tent and RV camped at this park. The beach is near and the facilities are great. Clean. Nice restroom facilities. Camp store near beach. We will go there again. Beach access for campers and non campers. You can walk or drive to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ellen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my granddaughter's first visit to the Atlantic and when she stepped into the water, she stepped into the full moon's reflection! The beach was very clean and was an amazing experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Georgia W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely park. People are very friendly and it's close to everything. Sites are nice with some foliage between each for some privacy. Bathrooms are clean. Will be back again.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of activities to be done here. We came for the beach but the following activities are available: bicycling, walking, hiking and kayaking. There is also a campground and playground. There is a small store that sells food and drinks as well as restrooms with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The park is near st augustine and beachlife and resturants butalso secluded and quiet if you would rather e joy the quiet calm environment.the staff team are knowledgeable, friendly and helpful with very little bureaucracy. The roads a d campsites are cleared and managable to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

the water was down and clams smelled up park, Nothing special go down road to a real beach its rental eerything and rentals are not expensive they are out ragious!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mitzi S
Reviewed October 17, 2018

so much to do here--running, water sports, beach access, lots of wildlife viewing all for a $4 per person entry fee the sand is so soft and white like FL is famous for. Come on down

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mari Q
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Response from a68lock | Reviewed this property |
Good amount of parking.
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kren250
Iowa
Only part of one day----will we have time for all this? (12 Replies)
We're going to WDW at the end of May. I just cancelled our last night there to give us the morning/early afternoon (?) to spend in St.Augustine, and then a few hours at the beach (Anastasia State Park). We will not be spending the night in the St.Augustine area, but rather starting the (long!) drive home that evening. It will be me, dh, and our kids ages 8,8,7. And, oh yeah, this will be the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend--so crowded!! Here's what I'd like to accomplish in our day,...More
February 09, 2011|
Response fromLN|
Do-able if you like to rush around with kids. Traffic will be bad on Memorial Day weekend, so spend 2-1/2 hours at least getting to St. Augustine. Yes, early you won't have a problem finding parking in the parking garage. Pirate museum is practically across the street from the Fort, no problem. Again, will be mobbed with the holiday weekend. Probably will be lunch time then, stop on St. George Street and pick up something quick and then do the Lightner Museum. I am not sure if it is the...More
sarapricex3
Charleston, West Virginia
Kayaking in Anastasia State Park? (1 Replies)
My fiance and I will be in St. Augustine the first week of May for our wedding/honeymoon, and we'd love to go kayaking. Originally we were thinking of going with the ECO Tours and doing their salt marsh trip, but then I realized that you can rent kayaks in the state park. Has anyone ever done this? How much does it cost? What is the water like (calm, marshy, etc.)? I can't find anything helpful online and I'm curious. Thanks!
January 09, 2013|
Response fromSpirit|
Anastasia State Park is just south of Saint Augustine, Guana State Park is just north of Saint Augustine. I've done summer sunset/night kayaking under the full moon in Guana State Park. Neat! Conditions are essentially the same in Guana as they are in Anastasia. Take bug spray. You may or may not need it. There are open areas of water as well as marshy areas. Water is totally calm. You'll see birds, possibly an alligator or two. Apparently you can take 2 1/2 hour kayak tours in Anastasia...More
LN
Panama City, Panama
Pets on Beaches in this area (1 Replies)
You can walk your pet ON LEASH on any St. Johns County Beach - that means the entire length of Anastasia Island (St. Augustine Beach to Crescent Beach) excluding Anastasia State Park. There are stations along the way with "poo" bags, but bring your own just in case. Nothing worse than those pet owners who don't clean up after their pet.
July 13, 2012|
Response fromcapnconrad|
Especially those pet owners who own Elephants....