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Cradle Creek Preserve

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We took our family for the hike...it was really short, flat and We didn’t see anything beside flora... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia
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Nice, tranquil walk

Very nice scenery and natural beauty. Good place for a peaceful walk. Not a bird watcher but saw... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2018
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We took our family for the hike...it was really short, flat and We didn’t see anything beside flora and fauna and a really cool bug. It was a great way to get some fresh air, the paths were flooded in a bunch of places...

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

Very nice scenery and natural beauty. Good place for a peaceful walk. Not a bird watcher but saw many species of birds during our walk.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

My three kids and I went to Cradle Creek Preserve on a Sunday morning. It was a nice place for a short endeavor before heading to the beach. We walked along the walkway and enjoyed the quiet and serene setting.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank jillmurphy176
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a nice trail to take our dog this trail was amazing beautiful views of the marshes lots of nature birds to see. Very well maintained was a lot longer than we thought worth the stop for sure.

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank Roxiecoolada
Reviewed October 16, 2017

When we lived near here, we visited this place often. Visited it again and it is unchanged. Quiet, peaceful, solitary. Sort of a meditative place. The storms of 2017 have beat it up a bit, but it is a peaceful place to walk, smell the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank WeGetsAround
Reviewed August 20, 2017

Its a nice place to stop, take a short walk and snap some pictures. We were not prepared for the tons of horseflies but it was still a nice hidden gem.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Daye A
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Cradle Creak park is quiet and beautiful. It leads you to the Intracoastal waterway located in Jacksonville Beach. There are two short trails that lead you to the waters edge where you can enjoy the Florida fauna, possibly view heron, egrets and a possible eagle...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank PBJaxBeach
Reviewed June 15, 2017

This little boardwalk into the salt marsh is usually quiet. There are about a dozen parking places, and usually no many people. It is very natural. Even if you don't see raccoons, you will see tracks in the mud at low tide.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank colvinkathy
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful retreat within the city. Mix of trees, swamp, wildlife and more. Shorter walk then I was expecting however.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank dlajeunesse
Reviewed March 20, 2017

This is a really cool Jax Beach park with great trails, bridges, and views of the Intracoastal! It's a nice, easy walk for people of all ages and ability. Beware the marsh flies when it gets hot! In the summertime, they will attack you relentlessly,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank thsmith1
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Art S
September 1, 2017|
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Response from PBJaxBeach | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Unfortunately due to the effects of Hurricane Irma, the park is closed.