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So you're in Florida, in Jacksonville, trying to figure out how to get on the water. Avoid the... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Detlef S
Jacksonville, Florida
Nice Neighborhood Park

A nice park that gets a lot of use by families. Two picnic shelters can be reserved for parties... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2017
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14780 Mandarin Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32223-2650
+1 904-573-2498
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

It is a quite park , great place to go for a couple of hours of relaxation, biking, picnicking or just strolling around.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pontoon2016
Reviewed July 9, 2018

So you're in Florida, in Jacksonville, trying to figure out how to get on the water. Avoid the expensive drops and do as the locals do. We enjoyed this little park, its easy access boat ramp, it's short ride out to the fattest part of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Detlef S
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Just a short ride to Mandarin and you can experience picnicking at it's best. The woods and wildlife around makes it special. We took our dog with us on a picnic and she loved it too.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank luvthebeach5554
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Do not hope to see birds in this park as a few folk have decided to favor the lives of wild domestic cats, an exotic, invasive species, over the lives of native animals, including birds. A public pier is being replaced after destruction by Hurricane...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

We were checking out a few parks in the area and stopped in Mandarin park for a look over. It looks like at one time it was a nice place. There is a boat ramp, playground and a well built info center. Sadly nothing has...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 774Beth
Reviewed August 14, 2017

This is a nice park. We use to take my grand daughter to this park to play. She loved it. It was kept up pretty well. The entrance has some pot holes , the grass is kept mowed and looks ok. There were always cars...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank 749virginias
Reviewed July 21, 2017

Mandarin Park is a GREAT place to spend your day. The trails are awesome, views of the river are nice, it is well maintained. Unfortunately, there have been several reports of several males (or perhaps the same male) spotted touching himself inappropriately while children are...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank DFactor
Reviewed July 11, 2017

If you can tolerate the humidity, which is typical of NE Florida, this is a nice place to go for an easy walk.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Bruce-JAX
Reviewed June 7, 2017

This is a greatly situated park right in a middle of a popular route for road bikers. I've stopped here many times just to take a quick break. Little kids having a great time in the playground. A nice place to launch some boats and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Rob L
Reviewed February 16, 2017

A nice park that gets a lot of use by families. Two picnic shelters can be reserved for parties. Two nice play areas keep children entertained along with several short walking trails. An interpretive nature center is interesting. A boat ramp and a dock along...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Kenneth F
January 26, 2017|
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Response from Matthew L | Reviewed this property |
it is very slow most people try to catch the turtle
Christina V
February 4, 2016|
Response from dexter112015 | Reviewed this property |
I would be surprised if they do, I have never noticed any outlets while sitting in one.
January 30, 2016|
Response from dexter112015 | Reviewed this property |
I think the park closes everyday at 10PM.