SN: 114112 - 2020 / Y1524

TEMPORARILY Suspended due to COVID-19 closures till further notice.

Fort Caroline

Year Round Walk

Jacksonville, Florida

Timucuan Preserve at Ft Caroline Natl Memorial VC

From Thu, Jan 2nd, 2020 to Dec 31st, 2020

Special programs

Walking the USA A - Z

Long description

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

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: None

Wheelchairs: None

Comments

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

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.