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Fort Caroline National Memorial

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Address: 12713 Fort Caroline Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32225
Phone Number: (904) 641-7155
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Spanish Pond

I went to visit the Fort on a recent business trip but got there a little after 5 PM and the gates were closed. I drove around and a little past the main entrance on the right... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Everything about this place was lovely, expect for the history of slavery that took place here. other than that my family and I enjoyed the area.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I have been here several times in my life, it is nothing special nor does it compare to the st. Augustine fort etc, but it is definitely a cool place to bring family and picnic and spend time together.

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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

A totally awesome shady little retreat that is a joy to wander around. It isn't a huge area but so nice to enjoy a slow stroll under the shady canopy. It is pet friendly (must be leased) and they have the cutest display of dog photos - (official bark rangers). The Fort itself is quite small but does give some... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I went to visit the Fort on a recent business trip but got there a little after 5 PM and the gates were closed. I drove around and a little past the main entrance on the right side of the road is a little parking lot and a sign for Spanish Pond. I decided to take the hike which in... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I hate that I waited until months before I moved away to hike here. This is a great place to hike. We hiked to a point with a small look out over the water and took a different way back along some small cliffs and got a great workout while enjoying a beautiful view. If you live in Jax or... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Just entering Ft. Caroline we were impressed by the beauty of this park. The museum was interesting and had a few artifacts - we especially liked the canoe and canon that were there. The museum is very small so you don't need tons of time there. We saw the whole museum, walked out to the fort replica and wandered around... More 

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St. Marys, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Just a few minutes from Downtown Jacksonville, this historic fort, museum, nature trail is an exquisite place to visit! It was the first French established colony in the New World. The museum is rich in history, artifacts that are amazing!, and a very well-presented chronology! After visiting the museum, a short walk to the replica fort allows you to see... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Fort Caroline is a beautiful place to walk the trails and enjoy a beautiful day outside. Last time I even brought my dog, although i do not think it is a popular place for people to bring pets as i did not see any other dogs out there. It is very peaceful.

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Museum has a rare native American artifact: an owl faced totem found locally, a dug out canoe and other good historical and ecological documentation. A great Park ranger during my visit on 13 June. Great nature trail.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

With St Augustine so close! people forget about the amazing history that Jacksonville has. Fort Carolina Memoria is a fantastic place to know more about history, spend a great time, walk, and to realized that St. Augustine and Fort Carolina history are connected. Great great place! The museum is little but beautiful!

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