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Address: 753 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204-3318

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Beautiful park close to eateries

Lovely park with playgrounds, space to run and picnic. There're benches with shade. It's close to eateries.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely park with playgrounds, space to run and picnic. There're benches with shade. It's close to eateries.

Thank WChien
Catskill Region, New York
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65 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is an amazing park to visit. Very clean and beautiful. I would recommend this park to anyone that just wants to absorb the beauty of Jacksonville.

Thank 316melissa
Atlanta, GA
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848 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Located a few blocks off the river, this historic park is medium sized, with spacious lawns, large trees, a playground and pond with many waterbirds.

Thank GPBurdell67
Jacksonville, Florida
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507 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

When I first moved to Jacksonville in 2001, I rented a room from a woman who owned a house right by the St John's River. She also was a member of RAP, a historic homes preservation society, who used to host the Riverside Art Festival in Riverside Park. Vendors and artists from all over the state and the southeast would... More 

Thank MrEdnWilbur
Jacksonville, Florida
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Our family loves this park! It has two playgrounds, is fenced in, has a pond with birds and the occasional turtle, and is within walking distance of the Riverside Arts Market, Cummer Art Museum, and many restaurants.

Thank mrsn0elm
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237 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Huge, old trees. A great area for your naturalists to run around. A fun pond with ducks and geese. Wonderful playground. All it is missing is bathrooms!

1 Thank Miyelani
Jacksonville, Florida
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199 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely park which is clean and well maintained We parked on the street as not sure if there is an official carpark Would have been nice to see an ice cream van or perhaps a little cabin selling soft drinks however it's only a short walk away to Food & Drink areas. Especially liked that there was... More 

Thank Laney126
Savannah, Georgia
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360 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

There is a variety of equipment with separate areas for younger and older children. It is walking distance to five points where food and drinks are available. There is a pleasant amount of shade. There was a little graffiti on benches, but no trash on the playground.

Thank DraLisa
Long Beach, Mississippi
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141 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2014

Parking is plentiful on the side streets, and the tress are great for climbing. The park itself has good equipment for both younger and older kid's and the duck pond makes for a nice place to read a book.

1 Thank MichaelJC
Jacksonville, Florida
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303 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2014

Ideal for an outdoor, cost efficient (free) day trip to take your kids on. There is a large playground, expansive duck pond, walking trail and benches. Perfect for a picnic lunch. Located near area attractions. My favorite part was watching the squirrels chase one another up and down and around the trees.

2 Thank Katie U

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