South on US Hwy 1
Moses Creek Conservation Area
Moses Creek Conservation Area offers nearly 16 miles of trails featuring pine flatwoods and a river, these hiking trails are good for all skill levels.
Fort Matanzas State Forest
Matanzas State Forest borders Faver-Dykes State Park on US-1 and is across SR 206 from Moses Creek Conservation Area. This 16,000-acre conservation corridor is home to songbirds, bald eagles, deer, otter, turkey and more. The trails are open to horseback riding, hiking and biking. Primitive camping available with permit.
Faver-Dykes State Park
Faver-Dykes State Park offers a two-mile loop popular with bird watchers. During spring and fall migration seasons, you can spot more than 100 species of birds throughout the park. Here’s a park trail map to help you plan.
Deep Creek Conservation Area
Deep Creek Conservation Area offers more than 12 miles of hiking and biking trails. Deep Creek North (4,529 acres), the largest portion of the conservation area – includes frontage along the St. Johns River and the portion of Deep Creek that flows into the river. The uplands are dominated by pine flatwoods. Common wildlife species such as great blue heron, double-breasted cormorant, anhinga, common egret, tri-colored heron, boat-tailed grackle, and red-winged blackbird, opossums, bobcats and white-tailed deer.