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Jacksonville Arboreteum & Gardens

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Back to nature

There are quite a few trails in North Florida, but this is one of the most natural urban trail... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2019
Bridgeton, New Jersey
Serene area

Free, dog friendly, couldn't ask for more. There was a couple partied in the picnic area. Well kept... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2019
Portland, Maine
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Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens mission is to cultivate a unique environment for recreation, education and inspiration.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
1445 Millcoe Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32225-6307
+1 904-318-4342
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Reviewed June 13, 2019

These were small gardens and we saw no flowers in bloom, it was mostly green, trees and bushes etc. Not to impressed. So glad it was free. The best part was probably the pond. Not much to photograph. I would skip this.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Gerri P
Reviewed May 3, 2019

There are quite a few trails in North Florida, but this is one of the most natural urban trail systems. There is a maze of trails which will allow you to have a new experience every time you visit. There are some inclined trails which...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed April 6, 2019

Free, dog friendly, couldn't ask for more. There was a couple partied in the picnic area. Well kept trails, trees, scrubs, trees and water . We took a couple hours exploring the trails.Very nice area.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ladyme1
Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I took a walk here and really enjoyed it. Even in the rain it was gorgeous. For a pleasant stroll or reading spot this is a must.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank maranda_g99
Reviewed March 27, 2019

I've been going to the JA&G for many years. Its really one of my all time favorites "go to" nature hikes. The volunteers have done an outstanding job in creating this super gem of a place into a first class nature exploration. There are many...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Fabulousfunlife
Reviewed March 2, 2019

We spend several hours walking the trails and looking at the several different types of plants, a great place to walk your dog.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Steve R
Reviewed December 12, 2018

This is a wonderful place to learn about natural history and local flora, as well as the place pollinators play in the natural environment. Their butterfly festival is a GREAT thing for families with young families to attend, with numerous vendors, presenters, and activities for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank GSLeader31002
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Good place to go and just relax. Took my 3 year old grandson, he had a blast and was nice to let him run around without fear of cars. Some nice scenic spots for photos. Take a picnic and just enjoy the day.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank W8342NHpatriciab
Reviewed November 23, 2018

What a beautiful little hidden gem of a park! We stumbled on this park just passing through and it was so worth the stop! The kids loved walking through the beautiful trees and us parents really enjoyed ourselves as well. The scenery was serene and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank danamariephotography
Reviewed November 19, 2018

This is a great visit anytime. Walk around the lake or take a more strenuous hike across the marshland and into differing eco systems. I haven't seen all that many birds, but they are supposedly there, along with alligator in the lake. Beautifully maintained with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Gambit L | Reviewed this property |
We personally found it to be safe.