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Timucuan Ecological & Historical Preserve
Ranked #24 of 171 things to do in Jacksonville
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Owner description: Learn all about the history of Florida's Native Americans here.
Jacksonville, Florida
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Hiking”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

My favorite place in Jax!! The theodore roosevelt area is a wonderful place to hike. Great hiking trails w/ views of the wetlands.

Visited May 2012
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Jacksonville, Florida
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“amazing 360 degree lookout”
Reviewed July 9, 2012

Fantastic blazed trail system.
The topography is varied and so ate the trail difficulty levels
Picnic tables and restrooms available at trailhead
Prehistoric Indian oyster-shell middens
Trails are for foot traffic and on a couple of trails bicycles are allowed:

Visited July 2012
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Anonymous
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74 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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“You Will Be Amazed at the Giant Owl!”
Reviewed June 1, 2012

We really liked the Timucuan Ecological and Historical Preserve. There is a good presentation of history, and you'll have fun walking through the museum and the fort. You get a real feel of times gone by. I commend the staff on the superb job they're doing at keeping up the place. If you love learning about the history of this area, the Timucuan Ecologival and Historical Preserve is the place to do it!

Visited July 2011
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2 Thank Pranashakti
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Jacksonville, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Wetlands”
Reviewed April 9, 2012

Great picture spots. Kid friendly, pet friendly. It's kept cut back so the trails are enjoyable to take, but it's still like finding your own trails in the marsh.

Visited March 2012
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Jacksonville, Fl
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Acres of N'east Florida Terrain in the Suburbs...”
Reviewed April 5, 2012

Lot's of sandy trails take you away from civilization and back into the time when the natives of America like the Timucuans lived and roamed along the St. Johns and up on the bluffs. When it's hot the shade provides a respite and when the insects are buzzing and biting you wonder how they survived the seasonal onslaughts of flying and biting things. Then the breeze kicks in and you are caught up in quiet marked only by birds calling and leaves rustling and the sound of your footsteps along well marked trails. Take a break from the beach, from the mall, from the back yard and visit this part of Jacksonville's ancient back yard!

Visited April 2012
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