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Contact:

For information on the state park, contact:
Guana River State Park
2690 S. Ponte Vedra Blvd.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
Tel. (904) 825-5071

For information on the Wildlife Management Area, contact:
Guana River Wildlife Management Area Florida Game & Fresh Water Fish Commission
2690-E S. Ponte Vedra Blvd.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
Tel. (904) 825-6877

Background/History

Guana River State Park is a 2,400 acre coastal park located on a barrier island midway between St. Augustine and Jacksonville, Florida on State Highway A1A. Bounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway (Tolomato River), the Guana Tract, which includes a Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Wildlife Management Area to the north, comprises some 12,000 acres of public conservation and recreational land.
A cross section of the barrier island from east to west within the park would reveal the following natural communities: Atlantic Ocean beach, sand dunes, coastal strand/scrub, estuarine river (Guana River) with associated salt marshes and tidal creeks, maritime hardwood hammock, freshwater depression marshes, pond pine flatwoods and shell mound forest.