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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

Celebrate National Trails Day by Exploring Wilderness Trails Around the City

June 3, 2021

Saturday, June 5 is National Trails Day—a day to recognize and celebrate all the benefits our local, state and national parks provide. You are lucky to live in an area with over 100 miles of trails in our many “wilderness” parks and preserves. Not sure where to go? We have some suggestions for you from all around town. On the … Read more

JaxParks and Partners Brand and Enhance Network of Public Lands

November 24, 2020

Project Leaders Celebrate Completion After Two Decades of Collaboration The City of Jacksonville’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department (JaxParks), along with its partners Florida Park Service (FPS), National Park Service (NPS), North Florida Land Trust (NFLT) and Timucuan Parks Foundation (TPF), have branded the 5,600 acres of contiguous conservation lands in northeast Jacksonville that are linked by trails and … Read more