The St. Johns County local news desk reminds Historic City News readers that the annual beach passes are on sale now at the pre-season price of $30 for residents and $40 for non-residents through March 1st.
The passes may be purchased at the Recreation and Parks Office, St. Johns County Tax Collector Offices, and the St. Johns County Pier.
St. Johns County is exceptional in that it offers many opportunities for beach recreation along 41 miles of beautiful coastline — including eight beachfront parks and the St. Augustine Pier that offer year-round free parking and beach access.
Additionally, St. Johns County is unique in permitting beach driving on more than 14 miles of beaches.
Residents and visitors enjoy nine vehicular access points and beach driving ramps along the St. Johns County coast. Beach driving is free of charge October 1st through February 28th of each year, with paid access permitted March 1st through September 30th.
Paid parking and access to the beach are also available at Anastasia State Park and the Guana Tolomato Matanzas Reserve.
Multiple pedestrian access points are also located throughout the County. For more information visit www.sjcfl.us/beaches or call the Recreation and Parks Office at (904) 209-0333.