Anastasia State Park welcomes hundreds of thousands visitors from all over the world to enjoy our natural and cultural treasures. At Anastasia you can enjoy camping, nature trails, beach time, water sports, and an archaeological site where coquina rock was mined to create the nearby fortress, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument. Anastasia State Park, located just south of historic St. Augustine on Anastasia Island, has 4 miles of pristine beach, a tidal salt marsh, and maritime and upland hammock.
Camping, beachcombing, swimming, fishing, picnicking, windsurfing, hiking, wildlife-viewing, canoeing and kayaking are popular activities. Nature trails meander through the ancient dunes shaded by hammock forest. The full-facility campground is located in a wooded area within easy bicycling or walking distance of the beach.
Island Joe's camp store,rental shop, and grill sells beach sundries, camping and fishing supplies, rents bicycles, beach chairs, ocean toys and umbrellas. Their grill has a great selection of tasty food from which to choose. Call 904-461-9322 for more information. Anastasia Watersports rents canoes, sailboards, paddleboats, and kayaks. Lessons on various water sports are available. Call 904-460-9111 for more information.
Neighboring Park: Fort Mose Historic State Park--Many visitors to Anastasia do not realize that just a short drive north is Fort Mose Historic State Park. (Anastasia administers Fort Mose, pronounced â€œMo-sayâ€.) Fort Mose was the first free black community in the United States. Fort Mose represents an amazing story of human endurance and the drive for freedom.
Go here to check out Anastasia's activities:
Fort Mose, Fort Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, Historical Old Downtown St. Augustine, St. Augustine's many historical amenities and attractions, including a old lighthouse.
Reservations may be made up to 11 months in advance by calling Reserve America at 1-800-326-3521 (or TDD 1-888-433-0287). Sites cost $25.07 a night. (Rates are subject to change without notice.
25.07 per site per night
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Reviews of Anastasia State Park
Reviewed by William Wood on March 22, 2014
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Just got back from a 3 day camping to Anastasia State Park and it was awesome, best camping trip ever! Weather first day was rainy, so did not do much, day 2 was beautiful, the beach is amazing! I'm sure it looked the same that day as it did the day Ponce de Leon set foot on the shore here. The campsites are spread out well, plenty of restrooms and clean showers. The park is for the most part flat and me and my daughter rode around the whole park on bikes in about 50 minutes and traveled just over 6 miles total. It is within biking range of the historic district of Saint Augustine and the National park, Castillo de San Marcos. 5 minute car drive as well... I look forward to going back soon!
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Reviewed by Mongoose on June 8, 2009
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This campground is absolutely great and offers so much for all ages. The nearby historical attractions alone make it a great place to relax and learn & see physical history. Other attractions include Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, Two historical Forts that will amaze anyone of all ages, a historical working lighthouse and many many more awesome sites to see. You cannot go wrong with this campground!
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