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Theodore Roosevelt Area

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Great place to bond with nature

This 600 acre park is a local gem offering varied trails with varying views of woodlands and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dmarun
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Jacksonville, Florida
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This was a great little get away. The trails are very easy with lots to look at. Along the marsh... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2019
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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
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13165 Mount Pleasant Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32225-1227
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 600 acre park is a local gem offering varied trails with varying views of woodlands and wetlands. Love this little getaway.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dmarun
Reviewed January 9, 2019

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
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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
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312seanb
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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.
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