Parks & Recreation
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Explore St. Johns County – Join the County Naturalists for programs highlighting our unique history and beautiful environment. Programs may include: an Owl Prowls, Dolphin Walks, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Kayak Trips and more.To see this month's programs, visit the County Naturalist page.
St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop Update – Progress on the St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop regional trail continues in St. Johns County with the recent ribbon cutting in Hastings and opening of the Cora C. Harrison Trailhead connecting 14 miles of paved, shared-use path. An evolving 260-mile, multi-use trail, will span from the St. Johns River to the Atlantic Ocean once complete. An FDOT Planning Study is currently underway and a community workshop will be hosted this summer. For more information, please contact Rodney Cooper, SJC Traffic Engineer and Project Manager, at 904.209.0111 or email@example.com. St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop Press Release | SJR2S FAQs | SJR2S Map
Fort Matanzas Vehicle Access Ramp and Parking Lot Closure – The Fort Matanzas beach vehicle access ramp and parking lot will be closed April 15-30 for ramp demolition and sand replacement. During this project there will be no pedestrian or vehicle access to the beach from this parking lot. All other Fort Matanzas beach access parking lots, beach access boardwalks, and the Matanzas River beach are open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Fort Matanzas Ramp & Lot Closure
St. Johns County Golf Course Master Plan Update – The St. Johns Golf Club, is currently in the process of a potential Master Plan update that would include repairing, replacing, and updating various aspects of the golf course. St. Johns County Golf Course Master Plan Update
Butler Park West and Boat Ramp Closed for Dredging Project – Butler Park West and the Butler Park boat ramp is expected to open on August 15, 2019. The site is needed for use as a staging area for the Treasure Beach Canal system dredging project. St. Johns County would like to thank residents and visitors for their patience during the closure. For more information, please call 904.209.0414.
Trout Creek Park Playground Closure – The playground is closed until further notice due to necessary repairs. The playground will remain closed until assessments and repairs have been completed.
Hastings Tot Lot is currently closed.
The St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department is committed to a thriving local park system, the opportunity for our residents and visitors to enjoy healthy, active lifestyles, and the preservation of the natural beauty of our environment. Explore the many ways Parks and Recreation is making our communities happier and healthier by providing a place where it all comes together – a sense of community, an appreciation of history, and a respect for nature.
For more information about the St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department, please contact our main office, 2175 Mizell Road, St. Augustine, FL 32080, (904) 209-0333.
SJC Parks and Recreation – Where everybody plays.