Fort Caroline National Memorial
Home of the Timucuan Preserve Visitor Center, this park memorializes the site of a 16th-century French colony—the first European settlement in the area. Check out the Visitor Center with exhibits about the area’s natural history, European exploration, and the Timucua Native Americans. Take a hike on the many trails through mature hardwood forests. Trails lead to a Timucuan hut and shell mound exhibit and a memorial fort exhibit and former French colony along the St. Johns River. After a few hours here you can travel across the street to access the Spanish Pond Trail leading to the Theodore Roosevelt Area.
Click here for a short video tour of Fort Caroline National Memorial.
Click here for REI’s hiking project app. Hike the trails and add your own photos to the app.
12713 Fort Caroline Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32225
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