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San Marcos de Apalachee Historic State Park

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Accessible Parking
Beaches
Biking
Birding
Boat Tours
Camping
Concessions
Entrance Fee
Fishing
Hiking, Walking
Historic Site
Interpretive Exhibit
Lodge
Museum
Paddling
Paddling Ramp
Pavilion
Picnic
Playground
Restrooms
Shower
Swimming
Tours
Water Fountain
Wildlife Viewing
  • Entrance pathway to San Marcos de Apalachee Historic State Park

148 Old Fort Road

St. Marks, FL  32355

850-925-6216

floridastateparks.org

Access for All
Accessible Parking
Entrance Fee
Museum

The museum at the park displays pottery and tools unearthed near the original fort. Interpretive displays explain the history of the San Marcos site. An 18 minute video recounts the days of the Spanish, English, American and Confederate forces that once occupied this site. The video does a great job of tying all the periods of the Fort together. A self-guided interpretive trail is open to visitors. Guided tours are available. A picnic area is available featuring picnic tables and barbecue grills. Tucker’s Point offers a scenic view at the water’s edge where the St. Marks River joins the Wakulla River and flows out into Apalachee Bay. An excellent spot for fishing to catch redfish, speckled trout, sheepshead and even largemouth bass. 

Museum and Visitor Center

Museum & Grounds

Activity Time: 45 minutes.

Paved access, ramp entry; museum with movie and exhibits; outside paths on difficult terrain, not accessible.

Reviews & Comments

“Interesting depiction of Native American/Spanish life."  

Entrance pathway to San Marcos de Apalachee Historic State Park
Parking and entrance to San Marcos de Apalachee Historic State Park

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