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7 Creeks Fest

December 20, 2022

CELEBRATE AND EXPLORE THE 7 CREEKS RECREATION AREA Timucuan Parks Foundation and its park partners invite you to celebrate 7 Creeks Recreation Area at the 7 Creeks Fest on Saturday, March 25, 2023. Explore the scenic waterways, diverse ecosystems, and winding trails of the 7 Creeks Recreation Area. Spread throughout the connected wilderness parks and preserves surrounded by seven creeks, … Read more

Beginning Hiking: Women Only

October 13, 2022

Timucuan Parks Foundation, in partnership with the North Florida Trailblazers chapter of the Florida Trail Association, is offering a “Beginning Hiking: Women Only” session. The program will feature a 2.5 to 3-mile hike on a packed natural trail through the woods. We will spend the first 30-45 minutes learning about hiking basics — what to wear, what to pack, footwear, day packs, … Read more

Start the New Year off on the Right Foot!

December 31, 2020

Looking for a way to spend the first day of 2021? How about a hike? Our traditional first-day group hike along the coast can’t happen but that doesn’t mean you can’t do it yourself. Not sure where to go to start the new year? No worries, we have some great suggestions for you of trails with views of the coast … Read more

Up for Some Holiday Hiking? Try these Hiking Trails We’ve Rated as Easy, Moderate, or (Slightly) Strenuous

December 26, 2020

Jacksonville is surrounded by the most beautiful places where you can opt to spend time in nature this holiday season, taking a trip back to Old Florida. And with several holidays falling on Fridays this year-end, Timucuan Parks Foundation encourages you to take the extra couple of days off work to enjoy the many trails in our city. Best of … Read more

For National Take a Hike Day, TPF Staff Share Their Favorite Places to Hike

November 17, 2020

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text] Grab your hiking shoes or sneakers, some water and go take a hike. November 17 is National Take a Hike Day and we are lucky to have over 80,000 acres of “wild” to explore. You could choose from any number of trails around Jacksonville where you can get your heart pumping and take in the fresh air. Are … Read more