Faver-Dykes State Park is conveniently located on the outskirts of America's oldest city in St. Augustine and close to the highway. As you travel down our main road, journey back in time and discover the Real Florida. Enjoy relaxing, picnicking or fishing under the towering longleaf pines in a sandhill ecosystem that once dominated the Florida landscape.Pellicer Creek is our southern border and accessible at our boat ramp for canoes, kayaks and small boats. It is a designated a State Canoe Trail and you can either head east to the Pellicer flats and Matanzas River or west to the fresh water beginnings. Pellicer Creek has an average depth of 2 – 6 feet. It is one of the most pristine estuarine tidal marshes on the east coast of Florida with abundant salt and fresh water fish, magnificent birding and wildlife viewing opportunities. We have canoe rentals available by the hour or day.