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Jax, Atlantic or Neptune-Take Your Pick

Splash through the waves or build a castle out of sand, Jacksonville offers 21 miles of white sand beaches. Learn More

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Outdoors

WITH 80,000 ACRES OF PARKS, JACKSONVILLE BOASTS THE LARGEST URBAN PARK SYSTEM IN THE COUNTRY.

Hiking is a popular activity throughout Northeast Florida. Hike through trails surrounding Fort Caroline National Memorial, an exhibit that recalls the lives and deaths of 16th-century French colonists. Leashed pets are allowed on designated trails.

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Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park

Take your pick, 1.5 miles of white sandy beaches, bike trails or camping can all be found a Hanna Park. Learn More

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Outdoors And Nature

Only minutes away from the urban sophistication of Jacksonville's city center, a natural wonderland awaits observation and discovery.

A testament to the untouched beauty of the region and a reflection of the unique authenticity of the Northeast Florida experience, the abundant expanse of park land and ecological preserves in Jacksonville provide an unforgettable opportunity to escape the confines of city life and relax in nature’s playground. With over 80,000 designated acres, including the 46,000-acre Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve, Jacksonville proudly boasts the largest urban park system in the country.



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