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Tree Hill Nature Center

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I loved the goats the best

It wasn't as big as I thought it would be but what was there was very nice. The goat enclosure was... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2018
cheryl h
Durham, North Carolina
great way to spend an afternoon

we come here every now and again to hike and check out the nature center. pretty cool place that is... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2017
tristan m
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Tree Hill Nature Center is a nonprofit wildlife preserve conveniently located in the midst of a Jacksonville, Florida suburb. Tree Hill is an urban wilderness of unspoiled, undeveloped land right in the heart of the city.
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7152 Lone Star Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32211-5836
+1 904-724-4646
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The hands-on kids museum of the natural history was okay. There were not a lot of animals in the tanks up stairs but nor did any of the staff/volunteers there engage with us or even acknowledge our presence. However, the goat enclosure outside was fantastic!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

The Tree Hill Nature Center is under repair, they have several tails that are under repair as well as bridges. But you can still enjoy the wild life and the birds. The goat enclosure is still a favorite.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 17, 2018

It wasn't as big as I thought it would be but what was there was very nice. The goat enclosure was amazing with ramps, stairs, and an overhead bridge to take them to the section on the other side of the path. The visitors center...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank cheryl h
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

At least two of the trails were closed off because of damaged bridges and the gardens were really not gardens at all. I guess it’s ok if you live in the heart of Jacksonville and want to catch a quick walk through nature but it...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank fypm1
Reviewed March 22, 2018

Nice place to walk but not for feeding animals like the website says. I think you they should only charge 2 or 3 dollars for parking.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Milsombreros
Reviewed January 17, 2018

This is one of our favorite day trips - the grounds are beautiful. Shade tree lined nature path, beautiful native flower plants. The Butterfly Festival is a can't miss. Watching all of the Monarch butterflies is so breathtaking.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank 904jax
Reviewed December 1, 2017

I actually recommended this place to my boss- she was taking her grandchildren out and wanted idea for something new and fun. They have various animals- the first time I ever went the chickens were roaming free of their pen, volunteers were building up the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Crystal O
Reviewed August 4, 2017

we come here every now and again to hike and check out the nature center. pretty cool place that is well hidden.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank tristan m
Reviewed April 10, 2017

My family loves Tree Hill Nature Center. They have a great nature center with educational material for the young ones, 50 acres of walking/hiking trails, a butterfly exhibit (seasonal), goats, picnic tables, and more. Bring a sack lunch, a canteen of water, and spend a...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank motorbikecrafts
Reviewed December 17, 2016

The cost is super reasonable! Like next to nothing. While it is not spectacular; it is pleasant, welcoming, family and child friendly and certainly has enough going on that is interesting and entertaining. Consider it a little hidden jewel in Jacksonville that can be enjoyed...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank diamondboxer68
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