Faver-Dykes State Park

Faver-Dykes State Park

Faver-Dykes State Park is conveniently located on the outskirts of St. Augustine, close to the highway. As you travel down the main road, journey back in time and discover the Real Florida.

Enjoy relaxing, picnicking, or fishing under the towering longleaf pines in a sandhill ecosystem that once dominated the Florida landscape.

Pellicer Creek makes up the southern border and is accessible at the boat ramp for canoes, kayaks, and small boats. It is a Florida Designated Paddling Trail, and you can either head east to the Pellicer flats and Matanzas River, or west to the freshwater beginnings. Pellicer Creek has an average depth of 2 to 6 feet. It is one of the most pristine estuarine tidal marshes on the east coast of Florida with abundant salt and freshwater fish, magnificent birding, and wildlife viewing opportunities.

Canoe rentals are available by the hour or day.

Camp under the shady hardwood hammock where many generations of Floridians have lived, worked, and played. There are 30 sites that will accommodate tents or RVs up to 35 feet.

Pellicer Creek is a popular site for birding with more than 100 bird species during spring and fall migrations. Songbirds (including the colorful wood-warblers), eagles, and falcons return to nest at the park each year. Wading birds, such as egrets, wood storks, white ibis, and herons feed in the tidal marshes and creeks. This peaceful park is also home to deer, turkeys, hawks, bobcats, and river otters.


Faver-Dykes State Park

1000 Faver-Dykes Road, St. Augustine, FL 32086


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