Parks

All citywide parks are inspected regularly and maintained twice weekly by city staff. The City of St. Augustine has agreements with St. Johns County for staffing and maintenance at some sites. Reservations are not taken and all park sites are occupied on a first come, first serve basis. View the city parks.

Davenport Park

Davenport Park

Located at the corner of San Carlos and San Marco Avenue, the park has a restored antique carousel which operates seven days a week.

Dr. Robert B. Hayling Freedom Park

Dr. Robert B. Hayling Freedom Park

Named in honor of a leader of the Civil Rights Movement in St. Augustine in the early 1960s, this nearly nine acre park has a panoramic view of the San Sebastian and Matanzas Rivers.

The Eddie Vickers Park and Willie Galimore Recreation Center

The Eddie Vickers Park & Willie Galimore Recreation Center

Located at 399 S Riberia Street, the Eddie Vickers Park has a basketball court, baseball diamond and picnic area.

Hamilton Upchurch Neighborhood Park

Hamilton Upchurch Neighborhood Park

Located on Red Cox Dr. and Anastasia Boulevard, this park has a picnic area, fitness trail, playground equipment, nature overlook and a beginner inline and skateboarding area.

Joe Pomar, Jr. Park

Joe Pomar, Jr. Park

Pomar Park has a baseball diamond, football field, soccer field, dog park, and kayak launch. This is the only park in the city limits with a dog park and a kayak launch.

Lighthouse Park and J. Edward "Red" Cox Recreation Facility

Lighthouse Park & J. Edward "Red" Cox Recreation Facility

Lighthouse Park is located adjacent to Salt Run with the St. Augustine Lighthouse standing as the landmark for the area.

Nelmar Terrace Park

Nelmar Terrace Park

Thanks in part to many individuals and groups in the neighborhood, 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.

Project SWING

Project SWING

Located at Francis Field, immediately across from the Historic Downtown Parking Facility, St. Augustine's Wish for Its Next Generation (SWING) was a community project built in 1997.

Twine Park

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 for the Lincolnville neighborhood.

Zora Neale Hurston Memorial Park

Zora Neale Hurston Memorial Park

The St. Augustine City Commission chose Zora Neale Hurston to be the most recent local historic figure to be memorialized with the naming of this park.