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Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail

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Address: 2 Imeson Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32220
Phone Number: +1 904 573 2498
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Once a part of the CSX railway line, the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail...

Once a part of the CSX railway line, the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail will be a thoroughfare for hikers, bikers, and equestrians when complete. This unique park provides a 14.5-mile greenway between Imeson Road and County Road 121, just past the town of Baldwin.

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Awesome bike trail!

We love this bike trail! It's full of nature and streams! I've been to other ones that were infested with deer flies it was awful!! This bike trail didn't have any and I have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Nicole B
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this bike trail! It's full of nature and streams! I've been to other ones that were infested with deer flies it was awful!! This bike trail didn't have any and I have never had a problem here with bugs! We even saw a deer family and a couple of bunnies which we never see where we live! We... More 

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Thank Nicole B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We hit the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail on a Saturday and it wasn't very crowded. We started at the Baldwin (Center St) trailhead. We biked a little over 6 miles to the Camp Milton Historic Preserve, a very nice Civil War historic site. The Rail Trail is an amazing paved road for bikers/walkers/runners. The trail is nice and wide to accommodate... More 

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Thank JayDave44
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

This year I purchased a bike. I've used it to ride back and forth to work, as well as taking advantage of some of the bike trails Jacksonville and the surrounding areas have to offer. On a whim, my daughter and I decided to both get some much needed exercise in the great outdoors! She was going to be in... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

bikers love the ride through the country . can be hot so bring water and can also be walked. all blacktop many on and off points for the novice rider . safe ride for kids

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Thank tdunn699
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I did not ride this but my son did while training for a olympic triathlon. He said it was great for that. Not great scenery but safe and not much traffic to worry about.

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Thank Tim W
Middleburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

This trail runs East/West along an unused paved over railraod bed. No cars or motorized vehicles are allowed so its much safer to enjoy, esp with children... In places it is wonderfullly shaded and wooded then will open up to meadows and open areas. At the middle restrooms a boardwalk leads back to a historical Civil War encampment and park... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Trail is well maintained with good pavement some roots pushing up here and there. . There are ample parking areas along the way with bathrooms here and there. A great mix of riding styles: cycling club group rides, individuals riders of varying abilities, walkers, families and kids. There are snakes once in a while which you just ride around. Deer,... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

This over 14 mile long, wide asphalt trail runs from an Imeson Road parking lot in Jacksonville to a delightful park in Baldwin with picnic space, playground, and even a small skatepark. If you are used to starting at Imeson, and don't do the whole thing,I highly recommend trying Jax-Baldwin from the Baldwin trailhead. Mostly shady and peaceful, the trail... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

I absolutely love riding the Jacksonville-Baldwin Trail! It's one of my favorite things to do in Jax. It's suitable for walking, running, bicycling, dog walking, etc. but we love to bike it. The pavement is very smooth and well-kept, and overall it's a really fun experience to cruise along through all the different areas. You'll pass residential areas, more rural... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

This is the old railroad line that ran from downtown to Baldwin and beyond. It was converted to a nature Bike trail some years ago and is visited by many folks of all ages.

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