Alpine Groves Park
Location & Hours
2060 State Road 13
AyoLane Halusky at (904) 209-0348
T.J. Jackson at (904) 209-0332
Open Daily, Dawn until Dusk
News & Announcements
- Alpine Groves named Park of the Month – Florida Communities Trust bestows "Park of the Month" honor upon St. Johns County's Alpine Groves Park. Located in NW St. Johns County, Alpine Groves has more than 54 acres of natural landscape and scenic views featuring a turn-of-the-century homestead, farm-themed playground, picnic area, butterfly garden, trails, and a covered dock for fishing and canoe / kayak launching. A Great Florida Birding Trail destination, the park provides a natural landscape for taking photographs, painting, or observing an abundance of wildlife.
Alpine Groves Park is a passive park containing 54.5 acres. It is located in Northwest St. Johns County between the beautiful St. Johns River and William Bartram Scenic & Historic Highway in Switzerland, Florida.
When you enter the park you step back in time as you view the partially restored house and grounds of a turn-of-the-century homestead and citrus grove under moss-draped oak and magnolia trees on a high bluff overlooking the river.
A magnificent butterfly garden, a farm themed playground, picnic area and a winding wooded trail that leads you to hanging swings in a quiet natural setting inviting guests to linger and unwind. Alpine Groves provides a stunning natural landscape for taking photographs, painting, or just relaxing and reading a great book on the farmhouse porch. Families can also enjoy a covered dock for fishing or taking a journey down the St. Johns River from the park canoe/kayak launch.
The park is a designated destination on the Great Florida Birding Trail. You can find eagles, osprey, owls, wood ducks and many other avian species calling the park their home.
Educational field trips can be scheduled through the Recreation & Parks Department Naturalist, AyoLane Halusky at (904) 209-0348. To rent a covered pavilion or reserve a date for a special event such as a wedding, contact T.J. Jackson at (904) 209-0332.
Please Note: A County permit is required for professional photography within Alpine Groves Park. For information, and a permit, please contact T.J. Jackson at (904) 209-0332 or firstname.lastname@example.org.