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Healthy Living: Hike Into History

April 29, 2020

NOW A VIRTUAL HIKE USING ZOOM. Timucuan Parks Foundation, in partnership with AARP Jacksonville, is hosting monthly Wednesday walks in Jacksonville’s parks and preserves. This year marks the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans brought to the U.S. Join the National Park Service for a tour of the Planter’s House, the slave cabins, and the grounds of Kingsley Plantation … Read more

Healthy Living: Hike Into History

April 29, 2020

NOW A VIRTUAL HIKE USING ZOOM. Timucuan Parks Foundation, in partnership with AARP Jacksonville, is hosting monthly Wednesday walks in Jacksonville’s parks and preserves. This year marks the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans brought to the U.S. Join the National Park Service for a tour of the Planter’s House, the slave cabins, and the grounds of Kingsley Plantation … Read more

Celebrate 50 Years of Earth Day Today, Protect Your Parks

April 22, 2020

Sunset in the Timucuan Preserve as seen from Batten Island. Photo: TPF. Protect the Earth Today we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the very first Earth Day when about 22 million people gathered to celebrate clean air, land and water. Now more than ever it is essential to honor the importance of Mother Earth’s natural spaces while the world shelters … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation has made it easy to monitor the status of local preservation parks

March 17, 2020

Timucuan Parks Foundation has made it easy to monitor the status of the city, state and national parks on the First Coast. The nonprofit supporter of the local parks has created a page on their website for the public to get up to date information on park closures. Please visit our park closures page to see where you might be … Read more