Matanzas Inlet Guided Hike
GTM Research Reserve
9741 Ocean Shore Blvd.
St. Augustine, FL 32080
Date and Time
Join the GTM Research Reserve leisurely guided interpretive walk around the Matanzas Inlet, in partnership with the National Park Service.
Your guide will explain the inlet dynamics and movement of the sand as the sea constantly rearranges the shore. Hikers will see
seashells and seabirds, along with learning about coquina rock, dune vegetation, heavy minerals, mollusks, the cool habits of
crabs, and much more. Hikers are encouraged to bring cameras and
binoculars to record and observe a variety of birds, plants and
Meet your guide at the Matanzas Inlet, at the parking lot on the west side of A1A, north of the Matanzas Inlet Bridge. Please make reservations online at