Support the GTM Research Reserve by purchasing an Annual Parking Pass

Proceeds from parking passes help support the research, education, and stewardship of the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve. When you purchase a parking pass, funds go toward local programs that help protect and preserve this place we love so much.

Annual Parking Passes are available for $50 plus 6.5% sales tax and can be used for parking in the following areas:

  • Visitor Center
  • Guana Dam and Fishing Area
  • Guana Trails
  • GTM Beach Access Lots – North, Middle, and South

Parking passes are good for one year from the month of purchase.

To purchase a pass:

  1. Visit the GTM Research Reserve Visitor Center during normal business hours and purchase a pass at the front desk. Debit and credit cards only.
  2. Submit your payment online here and your pass will be mailed to you.

Honoring our disabled veterans

The GTM Research Reserve offers free parking passes to veterans with 100 percent disability. If you would like to learn more about this program, please call us at (904) 823-4500 or email

Thank you!

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