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San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park

148 Old Fort Road, Saint Marks, FL 32355
+1 850-925-6216
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A Great Piece of History

This park offers a wonderful look into the past of Florida. The fort that stood here changed hands... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ben E
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Great for fort enthusiasts

I always came here at the arrival of the Operation Migration flyover every year. Sadly, it is now... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
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“small museum” (4 reviews)
“civil war” (5 reviews)
“st marks” (5 reviews)
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148 Old Fort Road, Saint Marks, FL 32355
+1 850-925-6216
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park offers a wonderful look into the past of Florida. The fort that stood here changed hands many times, and it is fascinating to discover just how the various people fighting over control of the continent interacted at this spot. The film is well...More

Thank Ben E
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I always came here at the arrival of the Operation Migration flyover every year. Sadly, it is now stopped. I have only been a couple of times to take other visitors. There is a film inside to give history of the place and my friend...More

Thank Selkie9
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We have visited this park on two different occasions now and both times have found it to be very enjoyable. The park rangers we have talked to have all been very friendly and informative. Take the outdoor walk when you have finished inside but remember...More

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Learn about florida .Authentic fort remains. Tucked away in St Marks but worth the trip. Not crowded

Thank Shauna S
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Visited while on our way north for the summer. It is amazing the history oc this area. The ranger, a native, knew all about the area and its history. This is the spot the Wakulla and St. Marks rivers merge and head to the Gulf....More

Thank Allen C
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The museum, built where the hospital had been, looked like a bomb shelter. Since my husband and I visited on the weekend, we anticipated a ranger presentation. Unfortunately, that was not the case. The 18 minute film provided a brief history of the area. We...More

Thank Sue N
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I am always interested to explore a little out of the way place that at one time was an important location. St Marks seems like the end of the road now but was a Spanish fort, occupied by the British, Andrew Jackson was here in...More

Thank linseyCo
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This park is beautiful for its natural setting but I walked it in about 15 minutes and was ready to leave. My parents went inside the museum for the film and they enjoyed it but we agreed that it would be a nice place to...More

1  Thank geeparee22
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We've been going by on 98 or I-10 for many years, and finally decided we should stop. this location. historically speaking, ties together the period from the Native Americans, and Spanish(St. Augustine), through Pirates,indian wars of 1817, and the Civil War. This small museum and...More

Thank opadett
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

There isn't a lot to see at this fort except a later constructed fort and a video. Best part is understanding its strategic location. Combine this with lunch or trip to st marks wildlife for a day trip.

Thank samkapil
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