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Timucuan Parks Foundation had a great turnout for MLK Day of Service

January 17, 2023

Dozens of volunteers came out to Blue Cypress Park yesterday to join Timucuan Parks Foundation for a MLK Day of Service event. The group of 47 volunteers spent the morning cleaning up litter from under the boardwalk at the fishing pier and along the shoreline. MLK Day of Service is a nationwide observance celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation is asking for Volunteers to join them for MLK Day of Service

January 12, 2023

Timucuan Parks Foundation is hosting a MLK Day of Service event in partnership with JaxParks and is asking volunteers to join them on Monday, Jan. 16 at Blue Cypress Park. MLK Day of Service is a nationwide observance celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Volunteers will be helping with park beautification and litter pickup from 9 a.m. … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation offers Student Self-Guided Volunteer Cleanup Program during Winter Break

December 16, 2022

Timucuan Parks Foundation is offering students interested in earning community service hours the opportunity to participate in the self-guided volunteer cleanup program at a local park during their winter break. Students can earn two hours or more of community service by visiting Jacksonville’s wilderness parks and preserves to pick up litter. “We encourage students to grab a friend or family … Read more

For National Take a Hike Day, Try a Short or Long Hike at 7 Creeks

November 17, 2022

Today is National Take a Hike Day – a day designed to celebrate the beauty of a nature walk. We know it’s a Thursday and most of you have work and with the early sunset, a hike on National Take a Hike Day might not be a possibility for you. If that is the case, just celebrate on another day. … Read more

For Florida Paddlesports Month, Here’s How to Access the 7 Creeks

November 4, 2022

November is Florida Paddlesports Month, a perfect time to ask yourself: “Are there really seven creeks in 7 Creeks Recreation Area?” Yes, there are! 7 Creeks Recreation Area is a connection of parks and preserves on Jacksonville’s north side and you can use various launch points to access Bogey Creek, Clapboard Creek, Cedar Point Creek, Edwards Creek, Fitzpatrick Creek, Horseshoe … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation asks volunteers to join them for the 2022 International Coastal Cleanup

September 8, 2022

International Coastal Cleanup Day is coming up on Saturday, Sept. 17 and Timucuan Parks Foundation will be leading cleanups at three parks around the First Coast. The day was created to keep the oceans and the shorelines clean by removing litter that has been left behind or washed up along the coast. Volunteers can join TPF at 9 a.m. at … Read more

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