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St. Marys Shoals Park

Saturday, December 23, 2023

Other Names

Dougherty Creek, Cedar Creek, Baker County

Last Known StatusOpen

This area has around 25 miles of ATV trails that are mostly hard packed and wide but are marked and form nice long loops. The forest is bordered by the Cedar Creek and St. Mary’s River which has some decent swimming spots.

The main staging area is paved with plenty of room for large trailers. Three large picnic pavilions, restrooms are among the onsite amenities. The area has a lot of wildlife that range from turkey, deer and some hogs. Fishing is permitted in the rivers which is home to mostly catfish, bass and perch.

The park is open daily beginning at sunrise to 30 minutes prior to sunset. Overnight parking is not permitted but camping can be found at nearby Ocean Pond Campground.

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Permit RequiredNo
Dates OpenFriday, Saturday and Sunday sunrise to sunset. Closed Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day and Easter.
Other ATV Stickers AcceptedUnknown
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting exhaust silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (96 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthNo Restriction
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles & Dirt BikesProhibited
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTV & SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs & Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy & Swamp Buggy
4x4 (unregistered)
2 Stroke EnginesNo Restriction
MX Helmet RequiredYes
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingProhibited
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areaspermitted in park provided grill or area specified for grills
Night RidingNo
Trail BlazingProhibitedstay on trail
Rule EnforcementManyDedicated Rangers/Officers
ATV/Saddle Mounted Patrol
CommentFlorida law requires OHVs to be titled when operating on public land. Proof of ownership is required when operating machines.


AreaMotorized Trails
LandCounty Land


EntryYes ($5.00 per vehicle)
Passenger vehicles and vehicles with trailers - $5.
RidingYes ($5.00 per OHV)
Annual Pass - $30/OHV


Our RatingRatingGood
Recommended StayFull Day
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Nearest CityGlen Saint Mary, FL
Address9316 Odis Yarborough Road, Glen Saint Mary, FL 32040
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Trail MapGo To Trail Map
From: Jacksonville, FL
1) Take I-10 West to Exit 33
2) Turn right (north) off the exit ramp onto CR-125, continue about 6 miles
3) Turn right (east) onto Odis Yarborough Road, continue about .3 miles
4) Park entrance is on the left (north).


Contact InfoSara Little (Secretary To the Board of Commissioners Administrative Assistant To the County Manager)
Baker County Administration
55 North 3rd Street
Macclenny, FL 32063
(904) 259-3613


St. Marys Shoals Park Trail Photo

St. Marys Shoals Park Trail

Photo Submitted 1/18/2019 (Thanks!)

St. Marys Shoals Park Trail Photo

St. Marys Shoals Park Trail

Photo Submitted 7/23/2019 (Thanks!)


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Approx Size2,568 acres (4 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail25
Climate TypeForest
Elevation75 to 90 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has no loose dirt.None
Hard PackThe trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
SandThis trail has little sandy areas.Little
MudThe trail has some mud after it rains.Some
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has no rocks.None
TreesThe trail has many trees.Many
Steep HillsThis trail has no steep hills.None
Water CrossingsThe trail has some water crossings.Some
Small JumpsThis trail has no small jumps.None
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has no berms.None
Sand/Gravel PitsThis county land has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis county land has no single track trails.None
ShadeThis county land has some shaded areas.Some
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has little expert terrain.Little


Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (SE)Macedonia Grocery (904) 259-2258
Diesel Diesel5-20 Miles (S)Exxon (904) 259-2022
Potable Water Water20-30 Miles (SW)Ocean Pond Campground (850) 523-8500
RV Hookups RV Hookup20-30 Miles (SW)Ocean Pond Campground (850) 523-8500
RV Dump Station RV Disposal20-30 Miles (SW)Ocean Pond Campground (850) 523-8500
Primitive Camping Campground20-30 Miles (SW)Ocean Pond Campground (850) 523-8500
Convenience Store Conv Store5-20 Miles (SE)Macedonia Grocery (904) 259-2258
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