Anastasia State Park
St. Augustine, FL
Anastasia State Park is just east of historic St. Augustine, FL The Park is a beautiful place with great campsites, pristine beaches, and amazing landscapes all nestled in old growth forests native to the area.
|Our campsite in the Coquina Loop near the beach|
The campsites at Anastasia are nestled in the parks sand dune landscape populated by plants and old growth trees that are native to the area. There are paved roads with sites that have great spacing providing a bit of privacy that campers love. The restrooms are clean and the facilities are well maintained. The staff is very friendly and the wonderful volunteers here are helpful attending to the park visitors needs.
|The Island Beach Camp Store and Cafe|
The Island Beach Camp Store and Cafe is a great place to shop or enjoy lunch while visiting the beach. The staff is friendly and the food is good. There is an outside pavalon adjacent to the Cafe with tables and a soothing breeze from the nearby Atlantic Ocean.
|The walkway out to the Beach at Anastasia State Park|
|View of the beach from one of the two observation points in the park|
|So easy on the feet, like a highway to the beach|
|Sea Oats are some of the natural plants that create a landscape that is amazing|
|A little lagoon left over from the high tide|
|The waves break against the shore line at Anastasia beach|
The beach at Anastasia State Park is a wonderful place to relax and spend some quality time enjoying the unspoiled landscapes of the park. The dune line stands out like a sentinel protecting the natural lands nearby. The facilities are well built and nicely designed to create an atmosphere that is perfect for beach goers. It is a great place to enjoy the sounds of the surf.
|The St. Augustine Lighthouse|
|The Ancient Dunes Trail at Anastasia State Park|
The historic St. Augustine lighthouse can be seen from the observation boardwalks at the park. The history here is amazing with lots of places to visit that beckon back to a day long ago. The Ancient Dunes Trail is a nicely shaded trail that meanders through the old dunes and old growth forests that are native to this area.
|Anastasia Watersports Rental Store|
|Canoe & Kayak launch at Anastasia State Park|
|Gopher Tortoise on the move near the kayak launch area|
|St. Augustine Amphitheater|
|Spacious and comfortable seating|
|The Old Spanish Coquina Quarries|
|The viewing area of the Quarries|
|The Quarries are barely visible due to the erosion over the years|
|Chief Tomoka at Tomoka Sate Park, Ormond Beach, FL|