10980 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32226
Hours of Operation (seven days a week):
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. the day prior to Daylight Savings Time change
6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. the day prior to Eastern Standard Time change
Park entrance gate closes one (1) hour prior to closing time
Access to the Atlantic Ocean requires driving through extremely soft sand. 4-wheel drive vehicles are highly recommended. 2-wheel and All-wheel drive vehicles should consider parking on Family Beach or in the designated parking areas. Driving on the beach is at your own risk and subject to towing at the owners expense. There are no refunds.
Huguenot Park at times experience closures due to high tides, capacity or unsafe conditions. During this period, Management will close the park for admissions and/or for beach driving. The closure of the park is a hard closure which will not allow any visitors, campers or shelter reservations in until the event is over and the park is re-opened.
Click here for a full list of Huguenot Memorial Park fees.
Park admission fees - Acceptable forms of payment: Cash, Credit and Debit Cards:
Camping: (Online Reservation & Campground Map)
Shelter Fee: $40.47 per day
Wedding/group event fee per day (reserves space for event only) - up to 50 people: $53.50
Vehicle entry fee applies - Vehicle entry (up to six people) 8 a.m.- Close: $5, $1 each additional person
Please contact the office for events with more than 50 people.
All fees are final and non-refundable. Thank you for your understanding.
A portion of Huguenot Park is designated as a critical wildlife area for nesting terns and shorebirds. It is roped off to protect these nesters in season.The park is also part of the Great Florida Birding Trail. Click the link to find out more about the conservation effort and types of birds.
Hours: 2 - 5 p.m. daily, on season
Hours: 2 - 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, off season
The Nature Center allows visitors to explore and discover many of the plants and animals they may find along the beach. It offers games, interactive displays, reference books and staff that is happy to show and explain all the items on display.
Please note that for the safety of both dogs and their people, day-use customers are not allowed to bring dogs into the park. Registered campers with dogs must make sure they are on a leash and never left alone. Dogs are not allowed on any shoreline at any time in or out of vehicles.
Huguenot Memorial Park Rules
Click on the link above to review current park rules. Being familiar with these rules can help make your visit safer and more enjoyable.
NOTE: March 30, 2022. Mayport Naval Station (located across the river) helicopter training and air traffic can at times be frequent and noisy late at night and early morning. The City of Jacksonville and Huguenot Park have no control over their training schedule.