Directions

HOW TO GET TO CAMP

How to get to camp upon entering San Juan Del Rio Catholic Church

Continue straight following signs to the Marywood Retreat Center. You will go over 3 speed bumps leading down to Marywood. At the 3rd speed bump there is a map, on that map locate Camp St. John. To get to Camp St. John, vear right at all opportunities.

Inside of Jacksonville

From within Jacksonville, you just head south on San Jose Blvd. (SR-13). Go over the Julington Creek bridge, and when the road goes down to one lane, you’ll soon turn right into Marywood Retreat Center. Follow the paved road, called Marywood Way, making a right any time possible. Camp St. John is in the back right corner of Marywood's property.

Note: Marywood Retreat Center & Camp St. John are off of San Jose Boulevard (SR-13) between CR-210 (which is to the south of camp) and Racetrack Road (which is to the north of camp). If you take Phillips Highway to come to camp, you may use either road (CR-210 or Racetrack) to cross over to San Jose Boulevard (SR13) and come to camp.

From Main Entrance of Marywood Retreat Center to Camp St. John

Upon entering the main entrance of Marywood Retreat Center, proceed down the paved road, past the Marywood buildings on the left. Continue until the road forks into three directions. Stay to the right to follow the signs towards “Camp” or “Camp St. John.” Continue down the road towards camp until you see a series of brown and yellow buildings. The road will lead you into the parking area, and there will be people and/or signs directing you to the check-in area.

Outside of Jacksonville:

Traveling from the EAST on Interstate 10

Traveling East on Interstate 10, exit right at I-295 S by-pass (Exit #356) continue South (15.6 miles). Cross over the St. Johns River (Buckman Bridge) and exit at SR 13/San Jose Blvd. (Exit 5) turn right (south). Continue south across the Julington Creek Bridge (7.3 miles). Marywood is on your right, sharing the same entrance as San Juan Del Rio Catholic Church, across the street from Geneva Presbyterian Church. Turn right and bearing left all the way to the river.

Traveling NORTH on Interstate 95

Traveling North on Interstate 95, exit at FL 16 (Exit #318) St. Augustine Discount Mall, turn left (west) and follow FL 16 (approx. 7 miles), staying straight to go on FL 16A. Take FL 16A (7.4 miles) to the traffic light, turn right on S.R. 13. Continue north through Orangedale and Switzerland (8 miles). Marywood is on your left, sharing the same entrance as San Juan Del Rio Catholic Church, across the street from Geneva Presbyterian Church. Turn left and bearing left all the way to the river.

Traveling from Central Florida or the Gulf Coast

Traveling North on Interstate 75, exit at County Road 326/NW 77th St. (Exit #358), turn right (east) to U. S. Hwy 301, turn left (north). Take U.S. Hwy 301 through Hawthorne and Waldo (50.5 miles) to Starke. Be careful of the speed-traps throughout Waldo and the surrounding communities. Turn right (east) on FL 16 toward Green Cove Springs (27.5 miles). Turn right (south) on Orange Avenue (FL 17S/FL 16E) for ½ mile. Turn left (east) back on to FL 16 over the Shands Bridge (5.2 miles) to S.R. 13, turn left (north). Continue north through Orangedale and Switzerland (9.2miles). Marywood is on your left, sharing the same entrance as San Juan del Rio Catholic Church, across the street from Geneva Presbyterian Church. Turn left and bearing left all the way to the river.

Traveling SOUTH on Interstate 95

Traveling South on Interstate 95, exit right at I-295 S by-pass (Exit 362B) continue South (30 miles). Cross over the St. Johns River (Buckman Bridge) and exit at SR 13/San Jose Blvd. (Exit 5) turn right (south). Continue south across the Julington Creek Bridge (7.3 miles). Marywood is on your right, sharing the same entrance as San Juan Del Rio Catholic Church, across the street from Geneva Presbyterian Church. Turn right and bearing left all the way to the river.

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Address :
235 Marywood Drive
St. Johns, FL 32259

Phone Number:
(904) 230-7447

Fax Number:
(904) 230-7465

Email:
campiamspecial@ccbjax.org

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