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Washington Oaks Garden State Park

Palm Coast , FL 32137
(386) 446-6780

Lat/Lon hddd mm.mmm (WGS84)
N29º 38.090 W81º 12.260


Driving Directions
Washington Oaks Gardens State Park is located two miles south of Marineland, off A1A.

Hours of Operation
Florida state parks are open from 8 a.m. until sundown 365 days a year.

The Atlantic Ocean and the Matanzas River provide the natural boundaries for the 410 acres of coastal scenery that comprise Washington Oaks Gardens State Park.

Ocean waves have washed away the sand, exposing coquina rock and creating a picturesque boulder-strewn beach. At low tide, many shore birds feed and rest around the peaceful tidal pools. Visitors can enjoy picnicking, fishing and walking through the ornamental gardens and along the river.

Park Activities

Beaches, Fishing, Nature Trails, Picnicking, Swimming, and Visitor Center

Fishing
Fishing from the seawall as well surf fishing is allowed at Washington Oaks.

Nature Trails
Washington Oaks Gardens State Park provides trails for both hiking and biking. The Bella Vista trails, include the Timucuan hiking trail, Jungle Road hike and bike trail and the Old A-1-A hike and bike trail. This 1.7 mile trail system explores a mature coastal maritime hammock and ventures into the edge of a dense canopied coastal scrub.

Picnicking
Washington Oaks Gardens State Park provides a beautiful picnic facility beneath large majestic oaks. There is a covered pavilion with other tables and grills located throughout the picnic area. The picnic areas close proximity to the parks hiking trail and the Matanzas River, makes it a popular meeting place for an after lunch hike.

The pavilion is available for reservation by calling the park office at 904-446-6783.Restroom facilities and a children's play area is also available in the picnic area.