• Our miles of beach will bring the kid out of you.
    Skip along the beach!

    Skip along the beach!

    Our miles of beach will bring the kid out of you. Learn More

  • Awakening to a Jacksonville sunrise and experience active healing and relaxation.
    Yoga and sunrises.

    Yoga and sunrises.

    Awakening to a Jacksonville sunrise and experience active healing and relaxation. Learn More

  • Jacksonville is a wonderful destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy kayaking, Stand Up Paddleboarding, fishing, surfing and other water activities.
    Find your ultimate tour and explore Jax.

    Find your ultimate tour and explore Jax.

    Jacksonville is a wonderful destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy kayaking, Stand Up Paddleboarding, fishing, surfing and other water activities. Learn More

  • Jacksonville has miles of trails for hiking, biking and running.
    Run for fun or fitness.

    Run for fun or fitness.

    Jacksonville has miles of trails for hiking, biking and running. Learn More


Be Active in Jax

Bring the running shoes, the yoga pants, and the workout gear, no matter what your level of fitness is or your sport of choice, you can enjoy a great active time in the “River City by the Sea.”

Hiking & Trails: Explore the Outdoors

Jacksonville has the largest urban park system in the nation, with over 80,000 acres of green spaces to practice dozens of outdoor activities like hiking, biking, running, jogging, power walking, yoga in the park, swimming, kayaking, and many other exciting exercises.

Running: Time Your Mile in Jax

With five bridges in the Downtown area, the impressive structures have become a workout hot-spot for locals and visitors alike. Both the Main Street Bridge and the Acosta Bridge have pedestrian and bike lanes that connect the Northbank and Southbank of Downtown and make for challenging yet achievable training routes just steps from your hotel room. Looking for a running partner, join in on a local group run

Annually, Jacksonville hosts 90 races including some of the nation’s most popular runs, The 26.2 with Donna -the only marathon in the world that runs on the beach-, The Gate River Run -the largest 15K in the nation- and the Jacksonville Marine Corps Half Marathon.

So Many Sports: Take A Swing at Something New

Jacksonville is also home to more than 50 golf courses for every level of game. And when it comes to alternative ways of staying active, Jacksonville boast a wide variety of yoga studios, piltaes studios, Pure Barre studios, 24-hour gyms, CrossFit gyms, running groups, dance studios, boot camps, and even a trampoline-based exercise gym.

The only thing you won’t find in Jacksonville is an excuse to not be active!

#OnlyinJax Active Fact: Jacksonville is home to more than 40 miles of hiking trails and they are kid-friendly! Some trails lead to the ocean, some to the river, and some lead you right into the heart of Downtown Jacksonville. View our local expert's #ActiveCultureJax video.  


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