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Fort Matanzas National Monument

8635 A1a S, St. Augustine, FL 32080-8411
+1 904-471-0116
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This fort is on Rattlesnake Island and can be reached via ferry.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (183 reviews)
“nature trail” (97 reviews)
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8635 A1a S, St. Augustine, FL 32080-8411
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the park. There’s a really nice boardwalk .5 mile loop that takes you through the vegetation and foliage. Unfortunately the dock is still damaged from the hurricane so you can’t tour the part of the property across the inlet....More

Thank Alexis O
Reviewed 6 days ago

A beautiful national monument to a horrible thing that happened. The Spaniards cut the throats of captured Frenchmen there. Make sure you take the boat ride to the fort.

Thank George S
Reviewed 1 week ago

so much history, so much to learn was a great experience will definitely go again - good walking shoes and fun for the kids

Thank Soflabird
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At time of writing - Nov 2017 - you cannot get to the monument because the ferry is not running due to damage to the landing quay by Irma. You can however go to the observation point to see the fort across the water. The...More

Thank Viggenboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well its hard to review a monument but it is something to see as it is old and in the oldest city and well maintained

Thank JOHNSON R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Fort Matanzas National Monument was designated a Historic Landmark on October the 15th , the year of 1924. The monument consists of the Spanish Fort Matanzas built in 1742. The site is operated by the National Park Service. The Park has a headquarters /...More

Thank JMB-S78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this was a stop along the way of our tour, well worth seeing, it's amazing how well the structure is preserved

Thank 607kristinas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The history of the fort is awesome. The tour guide was very informative. Certainly recommend to others with like interest.

Thank Madeline K
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The tour offered lots of interactive activities for young children. We had a 4 year old boy along and he was mostly kept engaged. The tour guide was patient and answered questions. The tour was the most informative tour we had in St Augustine.

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 9 October 2017

It is a National Park and a chance to use your Federal Recreational Lands Pass. The condition of the Fort is exceptional and filled with displays of the life at the fort. Guides are livable to answer your questions and someone is available to give...More

Thank ljohnson08
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Janet W
2 January 2017|
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Response from LynCherie | Reviewed this property |
No charge for boat ride
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kal3idoscope
6 September 2016|
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Response from raj0302 | Reviewed this property |
From the park's website (Plan Your Visit tab on the left...Basic Information pull down menu...Pets pull down menu) yes, they are. However, you will be required to climb a stair case to access the first and second levels and... More
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