Faver-Dykes State Park

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Faver-Dykes State Park
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Faver-Dykes State Park
Map showing the location of Faver-Dykes State Park
LocationSt. Johns County, Florida, United States
Nearest citySt. Augustine, Florida
Coordinates29°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
Established1950
Governing bodyFlorida 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, wild 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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