The Visitor Center

  • 505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
  • Phone: (904) 823-4500
  • 9am – 4pm Tuesday — Saturday
  • Closed on Sunday, Monday, and state holidays
  • Annual passes available for $50 + tax

Guana Dam

  • 4am – 11pm 7 days a week
  • $3.00 per vehicle up to 8 people
  • $1.00 per pedestrian, bicyclist, and extra passengers in vehicle beyond 8

Guana Trails and Guana Beach Lots

  • 8am – sunset 7 days a week
  • $3.00 per vehicle up to 8 people
  • $1.00 per pedestrian, bicyclist, and extra passengers in vehicle beyond 8
Below are a list of printable and/or downloadable documents relevant to the GTM Research Reserve. Additionally, we can accommodate any media requests. Please contact Patrician Price to request additional information regarding our programs and interview requests.

Directions

From St. Augustine:

  • From US Hwy 1 (Ponce De Leon Blvd)
  • Turn onto W San Carlos Ave. (at the Public Library)
  • Left at San Marco
  • Merge into the Right lane onto N May Ave/A1A N
  • Continue over the Vilano Bridge
  • Turn left onto A1A North, continue for 7.5 miles
  • Turn left onto Guana River Road (just north of Exxon Gas Station)

From Jacksonville:

  • Take FL 202/Butler Blvd. East
  • Take the A1A S Exit toward Ponte Vedra/St. Augustine
  • Continue on A1A South for 16.8 Miles (note- you will pass the 3 beach access points along this stretch of A1A)
  • Turn right onto Guana River Road (if you reach the Exxon gas station, you have gone too far)