Anastasia State Park
|Anastasia State Park|
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
|Location||St. Johns County, Florida, USA|
|Nearest city||St. Augustine, Florida|
|Area||1,700 acres (6.9 km2)|
|Governing body||Florida Department of Environmental Protection|
Anastasia State Park is a 1,600-acre (6.5 km2) Florida State Park located on a peninsula on the Atlantic coast of Anastasia Island across Matanzas Bay from downtown St. Augustine. The park has a variety of wildlife, birds and plants in a setting of beaches, tidal salt marsh, and marine and upland hammock.
Amenities include a campground and nature trails, and the park is unique in being the site of a quarry from which the coquina stone used in the construction of the Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine was mined.
Florida state parks are open between 8 a.m. and sundown every day of the year (including holidays).
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