SN: 114112 - 2020 / Y1524
Year Round Walk
Timucuan Preserve at Ft Caroline Natl Memorial VC
From Thu, Jan 2nd to Thu, Dec 31st
Walking the USA A - Z
Visit www.nps.gov/timu. 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. Located at Fort Caroline National Memorial, the Timucuan Preserve visitor center hosts the exhibit "Where the Waters Meet." This exhibit showcases the richness of the environment in northeast Florida and how humans have interacted with this environment for thousands of years. The Visitor Center hosts a bookstore and information desk, and activities are available to do while exploring the exhibits.
Distance: 5K & 10K, Rating: 1C
Daily 9am-5pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day. Start/Walk box located inside VC behind Ranger's desk.
Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only
Driving to the start box
12713 Ft Caroline, (904)641-7155. S on I-95, exit I-295 (Exit 362). I-295 crosses St Johns River via Napoleon Bonaparte Broward bridge at Dames Point. Exit at Monument, follow brown signs to left, travel to Ft Caroline. Right, follow Ft Caroline curves to left at bottom of hill. Entrance to Ft Caroline Natl Memorial ahead, on left. N on I-95, leave at I-295 (Exit 337). Follow I-295 to Monument, follow directions above.
First Coast Trail Forgers Walking Club
Event website: www.FirstCoastTrailForgersWalkingClub.org