Jacksonville's Wondrous Parks

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Jacksonville is home to many beautiful parks. Timucuan Trail Parks Foundation shares this comprehensive list, with descriptions, of Jacksonville's Timucuan Trail parks.


Sal Taylor Preserve


This park contains trails heavily used by equestrians. The trails also connect to trails on adjacent public conservation land which can extend your visit. Wildlife and exceptional wildflower observation opportunities await visitors.

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5813 Nathan Hale Road
www.jaxparks.com

Theodore Roosevelt Area


Close to Ft. Caroline National Memorial, this 600-acre natural area within the Timucuan Preserve has over 5 miles of hiking trails winding through one of North Florida’s most pristine areas. Obtain trail guides at the Fort Caroline National Memorial Visitor Center.

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13165 Mt.Pleasant Road (904) 641-7155
www.nps.gov/timu

Thomas Creek Preserve


Thomas Creek Preserve is a Black Creek system that flows into the Nassau River Tributary. Influenced by the tide, the creek’s relaxing atmosphere and captivating natural scenery is a setting to let everything go and unwind in natural beauty. A boat ramp, kayak launch, and fishing pier are located onsite. No boats over 17 feet.

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17198 Ethel Road
www.jaxparks.com

Images and descriptions courtesy of Timucuan Trail Parks Foundation


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