Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve

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Short Description

Visit one of the last unspoiled coastal wetlands on the Atlantic Coast. Discover 6,000 years of human history and experience the beauty of salt marshes, coastal dunes, and hardwood hammocks.
The Timucuan Preserve includes Fort Caroline and Kingsley Plantation.

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Full Description

With 6,000 years of human history and thousands of acres of woods, water, and salt marsh there is so much to learn about in the Timucuan Preserve.

  • History & Culture -Explore the story behind the first French colony in what is now the United States, discover a story of freedom and enslavement at Kingsley Plantation and learn about the culture of the Timucua people for whom this park is named.
  • Nature -In and around one of the East coasts largest urban areas, the park offers rare glimpses of Old Florida, wildlife, and diverse habitats.
  • For Teachers -Learn about the wonderful educational opportunities for you and your students in the park. From lesson plans to field trips parks are as great classrooms.
  • Kids -Want to learn more about becoming a Junior Ranger? Special kid's brochures, activities, and programs are waiting for you in the Timucuan Preserve.