The GTM Research Reserve is a collaboration between Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The Reserve covers74,000 acres of coastal lands in northeast Florida and offers interpretive exhibits, aquariums, classrooms, teaching and working laboratories, an auditorium and an outdoor amphitheater overlooking the Guana River Aquatic Preserve. Our Coastal Training Program offers trainings for professionals on issues of concern in our local community including watershed, invasive plants, and much more.
Canoeing, Fishing: Saltwater, Geocaching, School Field Trips, Service Learning/Volunteer Opportunities, Summer/Holiday Camps, Wildlife Viewing
Beaches, Boat Ramp, Canoe/Kayak Launch, Hiking Trails, Indoor Classroom, Meeting/Retreat Center, Outdoor Classroom, Paddling Trails, Pavilions, Restrooms, Visitor Center
Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve505 Guana River Road
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve Website
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