Faver-Dykes State Park

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Faver-Dykes State Park
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Faver-Dykes State Park
Map showing the location of Faver-Dykes State Park
Location St. Johns County, Florida, USA
Nearest city St. Augustine, Florida
Coordinates 29°40′34″N 81°14′53″W / 29.67611°N 81.24806°W / 29.67611; -81.24806Coordinates: 29°40′34″N 81°14′53″W / 29.67611°N 81.24806°W / 29.67611; -81.24806
Established 1950
Governing body Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Faver-Dykes State Park is a Florida State Park located 15 miles south of St. Augustine, near the intersection of I-95 and US 1, and bordering Pellicer Creek, a designated state canoe trail. Activities include fishing, picnicking, boating, canoeing, camping and wildlife viewing.

Among the wildlife of the park are white-tailed deer, bobcats, and river otters. There are many birds in the park, including bald eagles, falcons, and hawks, as well as egrets, wood storks, white ibis, turkeys, and herons.

Amenities and hours[edit]

Amenities include a full-facility campground, primitive youth campground, a boat ramp, two 1/2 mile loop nature trails, and two covered pavilions. Florida state parks are open between 8 a.m. and sundown every day of the year (including holidays).

Gallery[edit]

Boat launch at Faver-Dykes
Nearby Princess Place Preserve, and Adirondack-style hunting camp in Florida

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