The St. Elmo W. Acosta Bridge Bridge spans the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida on a fixed span. It was named for City Councilman St. Elmo W. Acosta, who convinced voters to approve a $950,000 bond issue for the original bridge. It carries SR 13 (six lanes) with the two-track Jacksonville Skyway in the median.
About Us Katie Bruno 2017-09-29T11:31:24+00:00 Adventure Landing is a leader in the regional theme park industry. The company owns, operates, and manages Adventure Landing parks in Florida (3), North Carolina (4), Texas (1), and New York (2).
About Us Katie Bruno 2017-09-15T11:04:46+00:00 Adventure Landing is a leader in the regional theme park industry. The company owns, operates, and manages Adventure Landing parks in Florida (3), North Carolina (4), Texas (1), and New York (2). A privately held corporation, Adventure Landing maintains corporate offices in Jacksonville Beach, FL.
Amelia Island is a popular day trip for many Jacksonville visitors primarily due to its abundance of wildlife, beautiful golf courses and expansive beaches. Brit Reints / Flickr Atlantic Beach's shores draw sun-seekers during the day, but at night, visitors stick around to explore the town's restaurants and bars.
An easy drive from Jacksonville, the park protects over 200 acres of unspoiled wilderness along the southern tip of Amelia Island. Beautiful beaches, salt marshes, and coastal maritime forests provide visitors a glimpse of the original Florida. Amelia Island State Park is the only state park in ...
Big Talbot Island State Park Welcome to Big Talbot Island State Park. Located on one of Northeast Florida's unique sea islands, Big Talbot Island State Park is primarily a natural preserve providing a premier location for nature study, bird-watching and photography.
Boone Park is located in the Avondale area. The City purchased most of the property from William Elijah Boone and four other owners in 1926. Mr. Boone (1853-1938) bought and then rebuilt locomotives, which he leased to local industries in North Florida and South Georgia.
Castaway Island Preserve. Jacksonville ... From downtown Jacksonville, follow US 90 (Beach Blvd) 14 miles east towards Jacksonville Beach. Turn north on CR 10 / San Pablo Road. Continue about a half mile north to the park entrance on the right. Drive in along the entrance road and park your car just past the nature center. Get directions. Hike. The cedar were in berry and the tang of sea in ...
The Cummer Museum holds one of the finest art collections in the Southeast, with nearly 5,000 objects in its Permanent Collection. The Museum offers world-class art spanning from 2100 B.C. through the 21st century, features diverse special exhibits, and is home to the Wark Collection of Early Meissen Porcelain.
The park also includes lighted baseball fields, soccer fields, walking trail, a community center operated by the Police Athletic League, playground equipment and picnic areas. Formerly known as District II Regional Park, it was renamed in May 2005 in honor of former Jacksonville Mayor Ed Austin.
Fort Caroline National Memorial Fort Caroline memorializes the short-lived French presence in sixteenth century Florida. Here you will find stories of exploration, survival, religious disputes, territorial battles, and first contact between American Indians and Europeans.
In 2010, the City of Jacksonville broke ground on park improvements. The $3.1 million project included restoring full functionality to the fountain, updating the fountain's lighting and adding green space, landscaping and pedestrian accents to the park.
George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier Barry December 19, 2017 April 23, 2018 Jacksonville Fishing Spots, Jacksonville Pier Fishing Named after State Representative George Crady, this pedestrian-only bridge provides excellent fishing for Sheepshead, Drum, Whiting, etc. Spanning Nassau Sound, there are many placing on the bride for you to setup and catch something.
The Hands On Children's Museum promotes hands-on participatory learning for children of all ages. We encourage discovery through observation, inquiry, creative construction, role-playing, problem-solving and free play. The museum motivates children to develop their cognitive, physical and social skills while enjoying fruitful interaction with their peers and adults.
Just west of bustling downtown Jacksonville, the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail-Trail, one of north Florida's oldest, traverses a rural setting of hardwood uplands, wetlands and pine flatwoods. A dense tree canopy shelters much of the nearly 15-mile paved path, providing habitat for hawks, wood storks, stilts and belted kingfishers.
Jessie Ball duPont Park, home of the Treaty Oak, is located in the Southbank area. An amusement complex known as Dixieland Park, which included most of the site, opened in 1907. In the 1930’s, the Garden Club, Mrs. Jessie duPont, and a Times Union reporter, Pat Moran, began efforts to preserve the tree.
Julington-Durbin Preserve’s nine miles of shoreline offers visitors beautiful scenic views of both Julington and Durbin Creeks. Trails good for hiking, biking, or horseback riding with some trails totaling 6.1 miles round trip are located in the Preserve.
The Main Street Bridge, officially the John T. Alsop Jr. Bridge, is a bridge crossing the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida. It was the second bridge built across the river. It carries four lanes of traffic, and is signed as US 1/US 90 (SR 5/SR 10). A lift bridge, it opened in July 1941 at a cost of $1.5 million.
This website is brought to you by the Memorial Park Association, Inc., a non-profit corporation solely for the purpose of the restoration and preservation of Memorial Park, which was established in honor of the 1,200 Florida men and women who lost their lives in the service during World War I.
Mind Bender Escape Rooms is dedicated to providing quality customer service and an immersive gaming experience for everyone. We take great pride in the craftsmanship and quality of our games, as well as our innovative technique in creating games that are beyond the typical puzzle room.
Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park Welcome to Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park. East of Jacksonville's skyscrapers and west of the beaches, this state park protects one of the largest contiguous areas of coastal uplands remaining in Duval County.
The Shipwreck Island Pirate Play Slide Complex is the centerpiece attraction for kids, young and not so young. Multiple slides, water cannons and water falls ensure hours of fun. Due to construction with the New Pirate Play Slide Complex, waterpark operating days will be subject to change during the 2018 season.
Bordering the St. Johns River, directly opposite Jacksonville Landing , this 1 1/4-mile art-filled "boardwalk" is usually full of joggers, tourists, folks sitting on benches, and lovers walking hand-in-hand, all of them watching the riverboats, the shorebirds, and Downtown's skyline reflected in the water.
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. “Our mission is to provide a safe, loving, forever home for endangered big cats, and to educate the public about their plight in the wild and captivity.” Our primary focus is the rescue of cats from serious situations.
Jacksonville's Treaty Oak The Treaty Oak is an octopus-like Southern live oak (Quercus virginiana) in Jacksonville, Florida. The tree is estimated to be 250 years old and may be the single oldest living thing in Jacksonville, predating the founding of the city by Isaiah Hart during the 1820s.
World Golf Village, located in St. Augustine, Florida, offers 18 holes of golf on the King and Bear Course. Set among pristine lakes, beautiful loblolly pines, and stately oak trees, the King and Bear is a true collaboration of two of golf’s greatest legends, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus.