A must-see for visitors and birders at North Beach Overlook in Ponte Vedra Beach

Part of the GTM Research Reserve, this overlook grants spectacular views similar to those seen by Ponce de Leon in 1513.

The North Beach Overlook Experience

Begin your journey in the North Beach Parking Lot. Take in the 15 foot statue of Ponce de Leon and follow his gaze across A1A to climb to the overlook. Soaring views await.

When you are visiting, you can help ensure limited environmental impacts by being a “Sustainable PVB Guest” – keep these recommendations in mind.

  • Keep the “natural” in “natural areas” by packing out what you pack in.
  • Let birds and animals eat their natural foods.  Animals may become conditioned to handouts, eventually losing their fear of people and/or vehicles.
  • Support the regional Riverkeeper by purchasing products featuring a Kingfisher bird at


Experience: Must-See Trip to North Beach Overlook

Address: 1255 Ponte Vedra Boulevard

Hours: Dawn to Dusk

Tips From The Experts

  1. Pets on leashes are allowed; use the available dispense bags to clean up after your four legged friend.
  2. Use the installed signage to identify birds and animals.