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Had high hopes for this park... four stocked fishing holes with room for small Jon boats with... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2016
Jacksonville, Florida
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Secluded park whihc is best suited for fishing

We found this park online and decided to drive there from Ft Caroline area. It is a relatively... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2016
eric b
Jacksonville, Florida
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3 weeks ago
“waist of time and dangerous, not a place for age 9 and under”
Dec 11, 2016
“Shirlaart1 ”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i am 9 and i went to pope to fish the first spot we tried all we caught was i billion pounds of seaweed and then we drove to the second fishing spot w FINALLY got there after being stuck in the lake for 2...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Had high hopes for this park... four stocked fishing holes with room for small Jon boats with trolling motors. For awhile the city cleaned, mowed, and built walkways thru the space. But this park is falling into disrepair. There is a nice home for a...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank shirlaart1
Reviewed March 22, 2016

We found this park online and decided to drive there from Ft Caroline area. It is a relatively undeveloped park. Previous reviews indicated good hiking. We drove down the long driveway until it ended which is at least 1.5 miles. It had rained the night...More

Date of experience: March 2016
4  Thank eric b
Reviewed March 18, 2016

This park would be a good place to teach a kid to fish - for bream. Make sure you have some very small hooks and a lot of bait. Be careful if it has rained because the roads are not maintained very well.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank gofishugh
Reviewed June 28, 2015

Always keep your eyes open to finding a hidden gem. I accidently found "William Pope Duval Park " while on my way to hike another trail site. I'm certainly glad I did. This park is named for Governor William Pope Duval and is in the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank Gabrielle L
Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

Me and my husband got stuck in a mud hole on the way out. We were there for atlease 2 hours. No one ever came back there I had to call the nun emergency number they called a tow truck, I had to pay 200$$...More

4  Thank TeAnderson1990
Reviewed December 24, 2013

A large mostly undeveloped park on the westside of Jacksonville. Mostly of interest to fisherman, or those just interested in walking in the woods. There are several lakes/ponds in the park, trails and picnic tables. The only bathrooms available are at the main entrance to...More

Date of experience: December 2013
6  Thank Nevyntoo
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