SN: 116820 - 2021 / Y1524

Visitor Center remains closed. Contact POC at or 904-230-1178 to make arrangements. Grounds open Wed.-Sun. 9-5. Recommend you contact POC several days in advance.

what is the event

Fort Caroline

Year Round Walk

where is the event

Jacksonville, Florida

The address/location for the physical start box (PSB) is as follows:

Timucuan Preserve at Ft Caroline Natl Memorial VC

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

when is the event

From Sat, Jan 2nd, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Walking the USA A - Z

Long description

Visit 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.

conditions for the event

Distance: 5K & 10K, Rating: 1C

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: None

Wheelchairs: None


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

how to get to the event

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.

event sponsor

First Coast Trail Forgers Walking Club (AVA-0868)

Event website:

point of contact

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