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Riverwalk

1000 Museum Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32207
904-632-5578
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Ranked #41 of 97 attractions in Jacksonville
Type: Jogging Paths/ Tracks
Activities: Running
Description: 1.2 miles of restaurants, bars, shops, museums, and a marina.
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Jacksonville, Florida
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89 reviews 89 reviews
25 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We can romanticize reality and call this "beautiful" but the truth is the city has allowed this area to be take on an unsavory feeling. The sight of litter and the smell of urine are an insult to both the eyes and nose. Jacksonville is blessed to have such beautiful waterfront areas and our city should capitalize on these assets.... More

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Virginia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
27 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The riverwalk offers a peaceful path along the water. But downtown JAX is simply dead. As mentioned elsewhere, the Jacksonville Landing complex along the riverwalk is run down, and the offerings are less than impressive. I laughed at the long line at Hooters, which pretty much indicated that no one was willing to go to any of the 6 other... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Jacksonville was a great vacation. The riverwalk at night is so pretty with all of the lights and sounds going on. We walked the river walk and crossed the bridge. It was awesome! I definitely recommend going if you need the exercise.

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deerfield
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

Was not impressed at all. The complex and riverfront walk was run down and dirty. Many of the shops and restaurants were closed or out of business. They need to pick up the cigarette butts, power wash the brick sidewalks near the building, clean the windows and doors, brighten up the inside and get some air fresher. However the water... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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67 reviews 67 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Daily I walked back and forth on this riverwalk and enjoyed views of the river. The only downside some might see if that there isn't much along it as far as shops and what not (The Landing is a HUGE disappointment) but walk is well paved, has plenty of benches, water fountains, and bathroom facilities available.

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Middletown, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Visited the Riverwalk late in the afternoon after a Conference in Jacksonville. While the weather was extremely cold for that time of year (low 40's) I walked both sides of the Alsop Bridge. Cold weather aside, the views were breathtaking and I enjoyed snapping lots of photos. I would have enjoyed riding the Sky Rail but couldn't find it.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We went on the river walk in January. It was a bit windy and chilly. Not much there....might be better during the summer months.

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Mobile, Alabama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 via mobile

Walked the river front then rode the sky rail. Fun day even though we didn't wear our walking shoes. The Jacsonville Landing was dead because the resturants were not open at 10 am. The sky rail runs every 7 minutes and you can stay on as long as you like.

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Orange Park
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333 reviews 333 reviews
125 attraction reviews
1,163 helpful votes 1,163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

The St John's River and the Riverwalk are one of the main attraction in Jacksonville and are a must see when visiting the area as the view is wonderful. I encourage you to also take in one of the restaurants along the Riverwalk. As for the Riverwalk itself, I am happy that the City recognizes the need for some major... More

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Titusville
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1,115 reviews 1,115 reviews
772 attraction reviews
846 helpful votes 846 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We stopped at the municipal landing after a day of sailing the St John. It was refreshing to walk the area, see the fountain and enjoy a dinner at the Chart House. Lots of joggers and walkers. this seems to be the heart beat of Jacksonville Center. They have done a good job making it a multi-functional area. The landing... More

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