One of the most beautiful scenic and historic highways in the state. 300-year-old live oaks, borders the St. Johns River. The Scenic Historic Highway is unique with all the intrinsic resources: scenic, archeological, recreational, historic and natural. The St. John's River borders highway State Road 13 and then County Road 13 through the city of Hastings and into Palatka. A walking tour through Alpine Grove Park in Switzerland, FL is a wonder of nature ending on the shores of the St. Johns River.