We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Theodore Roosevelt Area

Features Animals
Review Highlights
Great Day activity

This was a great little get away. The trails are very easy with lots to look at. Along the marsh... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lyndy D
Nature trail

President Roosevelt was the father of natural parks that were preserved for us to enjoy today... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
Orange Park, Florida
Read all 39 reviews
All photos (20)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“real florida”(2 reviews)
“timucuan”(7 reviews)
“preserve”(7 reviews)
Wildlife surrounds more than four miles of scenic hiking trails, including rare birds, raccoons, foxes, and turtles. Guided tours take place each Saturday afternoon to help visitors learn more about the ecological zones in the park and to point out...more
13165 Mount Pleasant Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32225-1227
+1 904-641-7155
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Jacksonville
Reviews (39)
Filter reviews
38 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews real florida timucuan preserve trail lookout falls ecological parks nature hikers stops
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 38 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great little get away. The trails are very easy with lots to look at. Along the marsh tons of birds and fish. You are able to bring your pets as well on the trail. I will definetly be going back.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lyndy D
Reviewed April 11, 2018

President Roosevelt was the father of natural parks that were preserved for us to enjoy today. Beautiful trees and waterways.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank DrBillT2434JY
Reviewed March 5, 2018

The Theodore Roosevelt area (part of the Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve) is a hidden gem tucked away less than a mile off of Wonderwood/McCormick Rd. It is easily accesible and offers multiple trails through woodland and saltmarsh. The trails are plenty wide to accomodate...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank W3168CIdavek
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

This place has beautiful wide trails with hills, boardwalks, and lookouts. The Spanish Pond and Marsh areas are so pretty and the view from the top of the hill on the Timucuan trail is equally impressive. Bikes are not allowed on these trails. Bathrooms are...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank guitarfrenzy34
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Went over to take a look when visiting Jacksonville. Nice preserve for hiking with a moderate sized parking area. Signage taking you to the location is a bit lacking so use your GPS.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank David B
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Love this national Park which is close to my home! I have been there just about every month of the year except July or August when it's just too hot to enjoy the paths through the woods are just beautiful very pet friendly always see...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Arelene1893
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

I love the National Park property Theodore Roosevelt which has beautiful hiking/ and walking trails. Inside, past the parking area one can take the 1 mile loop ( walk) or the 3 mile loop which will lead you to the Marsh area. Florida in the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank smileyblueyes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Free access, a mostly wide trail, small inclines, a variety of local flora, a short bridge over a slow-moving creek, a piece of conservation history, a Civil War veteran's grave, and a fifteen-foot lookout platform over the marsh all make for a really pleasant and...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Mywifeyshiguy
Reviewed September 13, 2016

hidden gem. worth the visit if you are looking for a quick hike or mtn bike ride. round trip hikes from 30 minutes to an hour depending on route

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Casey M
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

We were told to check out the river view after we visited Fort Caroline, we realized the access was to the right of fence and down a bit to a parking lot. There is place for a picnic aside the parking area. Great display of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank LDubie
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 134 nearby hotels
Marble Waters Hotel & Suites
252 reviews
3.47 miles away
InTown Suites Jacksonville Atlantic
4 reviews
3.91 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Jacksonville East
198 reviews
3.98 miles away
Hampton Inn Jacksonville East Regency Square
572 reviews
4.11 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,306 nearby restaurants
Safe Harbor Seafood Market & Restaurant
720 reviews
3.39 miles away
Potter's House Soul Food Bistro Southside
221 reviews
3.59 miles away
Sandollar Restaurant & Marina
508 reviews
3.48 miles away
Palms Fish Camp Restaurant
65 reviews
2.69 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 395 nearby attractions
St Johns River Ferry
105 reviews
3.54 miles away
Dutton Island Preserve
46 reviews
4.00 miles away
Sunset Pier Park
9 reviews
4.41 miles away
Offshore Dive Charters
7 reviews
3.77 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
April 20, 2016|
Response from TheRealCaryB | Reviewed this property |
The trail along the marsh has ups/downs with heavy roots. However, I've certainly seen people out there running so it's doable. With the network of trails I don't see why you couldn't arrange your route to avoid that section.