Anastasia State Park
Anastasia State Recreation Area is a 1,600-acre Florida State Park
located on a peninsula on the Atlantic coast of Anastasia Island
across Matanzas Bay from downtown St. Augustine. The park has a
variety of wildlife, birds and plants in a setting of beaches, tidal
salt marsh, and marine and upland hammock.
Activities include bird watching, camping, fishing, sun bathing,
running, surfing, sail boarding, swimming, kayaking, hiking and
Amenities include a campground and nature trails, and the park is
unique in being the site of a quarry from which the coquina stone used
in the construction of the Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine was
Florida state parks are open between 8 a.m. and sundown every
day of the year (including holidays).