Only In JAX
Explore Hanna Park and camp, bike or hike, there is also a 60-acre freshwater lake just feet from the ocean for kayaking and canoeing. Not to mention "The Poles" are a premier surfing spot in Jacksonville.
Huguenot Memorial Park offers pristine white sandy beaches, waterfront campsites and a boat launch area. Jax Fact: Huguenot is the only beach in Jacksonville where you are able to drive your vehicle on it- just watch out for the changing tides! Other amazing beaches gems in Jacksonville are Little Talbot Island and Big Talbot Island State Parks, with camping sites, guided kayak tours, hiking trails and unique areas like Boneyard Beach and its salt-washed skeletons of live oaks and cedar trees on shore.
Take yoga class to the water in Jacksonville with Kayak Amelia! Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) Yoga provides you the ability to move your yoga mat to where the land meets the sea! Take a family guided kayak tour with nature activities, tidepool exploring and scavenger hunts to get to know the local critters.
Freshwater, saltwater or a little bit of both we have you covered for fishing in our Water Wonderland! For a fishing trip of your own you can contact some of our local fishermen. Better yet, check our local expert Captain Dave Sipler's blog.
Grab your mask, fins and pick up a tank while you're here! North Florida offer more reefs, more marine life and less people than compared to South Florida. One of the largest artificial reefs in the World is off our coast between Jacksonville and St. Augustine. What can you find below the surface in Jax, click here to find out or contact a charter company.
Think you can navigate our waters? Trailer your boat, Jacksonville has over 50 public boat ramps ready for your next launch. Don't have a boat, don't sweat it you can rent one from Boat Florida Rentals. They offer a variety of vessels from waverunners to 7-Day Boat House rentals, we suggestion making a reservation in advance!