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Timucuan Parks Foundation and the National Park Service to host National Trails Day Hike

June 1, 2022

Timucuan Parks Foundation and the National Park Service are hosting a Hike into History at Cedar Point to celebrate the 30th annual National Trails Day on Saturday, June 4. The hike will begin at 8 a.m. at the Horseshoe Creek Trailhead at 9023 Cedar Point Rd. and will last until approximately 11:30 a.m. Throughout the hike, a park ranger will … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation hosted Foundation Academy Students at Castaway Island Preserve

May 13, 2022

Timucuan Parks Foundation (TPF) hosted students from the Foundation Academy for a community project at Castaway Island Preserve. Twenty-two students and their teachers recently joined TPF and its volunteers for a day of planting pollinator plants and herbs at the wilderness preserve. It was part of a community partnership between the school, TPF, the City of Jacksonville’s Parks, Recreation and … Read more

The inaugural 7 Creeks Fest draws a crowd to celebrate and explore the wilderness parks

April 4, 2022

The inaugural 7 Creeks Fest, an event designed to celebrate and explore the 7 Creeks Recreation Area, took place on Saturday, April 2, and was a great success. A crowd of approximately 1,000 people came to the parks to enjoy the event organized by 7 Creeks Recreation Area partners including the Timucuan Parks Foundation, the City of Jacksonville, Talbot Island … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation Presents Author and Columnist Mark Woods at its Exhibition at the Beaches Museum

August 9, 2021

Timucuan Parks Foundation and the Beaches Museum will host Author and Florida Times-Union Columnist Mark Wood at its Boardwalk Talk at TPF’s “Celebrate & Explore Our Wilderness Parks” exhibition on Thursday, Aug. 19. The event will be held both in-person and virtually starting at 6:30 p.m. Woods the author of “Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America’s National Parks,” will … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks Host Workday at Reddie Point Preserve on Aug. 4

July 26, 2021

Volunteers will have a chance to win a child-size life vest or a Hydroflask Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks will be hosting a park workday at Reddie Point Preserve on Wednesday, August 4. Volunteers should meet at 9 a.m. at the picnic pavilion at the preserve at 4499 Yachtsman Way in Arlington. Volunteers will be cleaning up throughout the park … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation Awarded a Grant from REI Co-op

July 13, 2021

The money will help the nonprofit fund its ongoing health initiatives Timucuan Parks Foundation, the non-profit supporter of Jacksonville’s state and national parks and the city preservation parks, has received a $5,000 grant from REI Co-op. TPF will be using the grant to help fund its Healthy Living: Fresh Air, Fitness, Friendship and Fun program designed to reach non-traditional and … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation Presents Photographers Will Dickey and Tom Schifanella at its Exhibition at the Beaches Museum

July 9, 2021

Timucuan Parks Foundation and the Beaches Museum will host its Boardwalk Talk at TPF’s “Celebrate & Explore Our Wilderness Parks” exhibition on Thursday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m. Photographers Will Dickey and Tom Schifanella present “Land and Air: The Nature Photography of Will Dickey and Tom Schifanella.” Dickey’s still images and Schifanella’s drone footage are featured in the exhibition. The … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation and National Park Service Awarded a Grant from National Park Foundation

July 1, 2021

The organizations are recipients of NPF’s Open OutDoors for Kids Hybrid Learning Grant Timucuan Parks Foundation (TPF) and its park partner, the National Park Service’s Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve (TIMU), are the recipients of a National Park Foundation (NPF) Open OutDoors for Kids Hybrid Learning Grant. It was created to support connections between the national parks, its partners, and … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks Host Volunteer Opportunities on July 5 and 7

June 30, 2021

The July 5 event is at Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park and the July 7 event is along the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks are hosting two summer volunteer opportunities next week. On Monday, July 5 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., volunteers are asked to join to help clean up the beaches at Kathryn Abby Hanna Park … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation Presents Fine Artist Kathy Stark at its Exhibition at the Beaches Museum

June 8, 2021

Timucuan Parks Foundation and the Beaches Museum will host the second in a series of Boardwalk Talks at its “Celebrate & Explore Our Wilderness Parks” exhibition on Thursday, June 17. Fine Artist and TPF Board Member Kathy Stark will discuss her work featured in the exhibition, which she helped create, along with her project “The Wilderness of North Florida’s Parks.” … Read more