Matanzas State Forest

The Matanzas State Forest is in the U.S. state of Florida. The 4,699-acre (19 km2) forest is located in northeastern Florida, near St. Augustine, though it is closer to Crescent Beach. Matanzas State Forest is bordered approximately by U.S. 1 to the west, State Road 206 to the north, the Matanzas River to the east, and the Faver-Dykes State Park to the south.

Matanzas State Forest
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Sign for the Matanzas State Forest, which also includes the Matanzas Wildlife Management Area
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Map of Florida
LocationSt. Johns County, Florida
Nearest citySt. Augustine
Coordinates29°42′58.24″N 81°18′9.84″W / 29.7161778°N 81.3027333°W / 29.7161778; -81.3027333Coordinates: 29°42′58.24″N 81°18′9.84″W / 29.7161778°N 81.3027333°W / 29.7161778; -81.3027333
Area4,699 acres (19.02 km²)
Governing bodyFlorida Department of Environmental Protection

Besides being owned by the Florida State Division of Forestry, Matanzas State Forest is also co-managed in cooperation with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the St. Johns River Water Management District.


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