Specialty Parks


• Skate Park — Robert-Laryn Skate Park at Treaty Park

• Dog Parks — Treaty, Davis, Veterans, Ron Parker, DeLeon Shores parks

St. Augustine city parks

• Davenport Park: Located at the corner of San Carlos and San Marco Avenue near the Main Library, the park has a restored antique carousel which operates seven days a week. The playground area, Kourtney’s Korner, is handicap accessible with open and closed slides, monkey bars and other playground equipment. The park is fully enclosed and picnic tables are available.

• Hamilton Upchurch Neighborhood Park: Located on Red Cox Drive and Anastasia Boulevard, this park has a picnic area, a fitness trail, playground equipment, nature overlook and a beginner inline and skateboarding area.

• Fullerwood Neighborhood Park: Located at the corner of Bannan Street and Hildreth Drive, this park was completed in 2007. The park has a basketball court, swings, a slide, monkey bars, see-saw, a merry-go-round and bike rack.

• Eddie Vickers Park and the Willie Galimore Recreation Center, 399 S. Riberia St.: Basketball court, baseball diamond, picnic area, swings, slide and monkey bars. Meeting rooms are available by calling 904-209-4325.

• Lighthouse Park and the J. Edward “Red” Cox Recreation Facility: Located adjacent to Salt Run with the St. Augustine Lighthouse standing as the landmark for the area, the park has picnic tables under shaded scrub oaks. The recreational facility has an eagle’s nest dome, swings, monkey bars and tennis courts. A boat ramp and public parking is located in the park area. Public restrooms are available.

• Nelmar Terrace Park: A previous city right-of-way which ends at Hospital Creek is now a pocket park with a scenic vista for the Nelmar Terrace neighborhood. Hospital Creek scenic vista and flower beds are part of the passive park.

• Oglethorpe Park: Dedicated in 1938 and located at the intersection of Oglethorpe, Arredondo and Alcazar streets, this passive oak shaded park has benches and a bike rack.

• Pomar Park, 1600 Masters Drive: Joe Pomar Jr. Park has a baseball diamond, football field, soccer field, a dog park and kayak launch. The launch is located at a small creek which enters into the San Sebastian River, just south of the State Road 16 bridge. A pavilion is located at the entrance to the launching site. New additions are restrooms, a concession stand for the baseball and football field, and a picnic area.

• Project SWING: Located at Francis Field across from the Historic Downtown Parking Facility, SWING is an acronym for St. Augustine’s Wish for Its Next Generation and was a community project built in 1997. The 23,000-square-foot playground area has slides, swings, parallel bar, wooden forts and towers, tire swings and various interactive play/exercise equipment. A pavilion is located at SWING within the enclosed area.

• Twine Park: Dedicated in honor of Henry and Kat Twine, the passive park is located at the corner of Riberia and Lovett streets. The park offers benches and shade in the Lincolnville neighborhood.