Butler's Beach

Butler's Beach

Located two miles south of Saint Augustine Beach on Anastasia Island, Butler Beach is a beautiful oceanfront with rich African-American history.

In 1927, businessman, and civic leader, Frank B. Butler was frustrated with the injustice of “whites-only” beaches and began purchasing oceanfront property on Anastasia Island, eventually acquiring a tract from the Atlantic to the Matanzas River.

Butler’s Beach became the first beach between Daytona and Jacksonville where African Americans were able to freely enjoy the surf, sun, and sand. Several Civil Rights demonstrations took place on Butler Beach in the 1960s.

Guests can enjoy free public parking, restrooms, barbecue grills, and pavilions. Drive on the beach from Mary Street for $10 per car.

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Butler's Beach

400 Riverside Boulevard, St. Augustine, FL 32080

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