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Feature Parks Facilities and Specialty Parks
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Father and daughter enjoy walk around historic Friendship Fountain 35-foot wooden viewing tower at Tillie K. Fowler Park Old farmhouse replica at Walter Jones Historic Park
Jacksonville's parks are special places, but there are a few that have special features creating a unique visitor experience. Check out the list of some of our favorites.

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Feature Parks Facilities

Bethesda Park
10790 Key Haven Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32218 (904) 255-6695

This fully ADA accessible facility offers a lodge, 16-acre stocked lake, 14,000 feet of nature trail boardwalks and four cabins available for rental.

Springfield Park, Playground and Dog Park
956 Hubbard Street, Jacksonville, FL 32206 (904) 630-2489

This grouping of parks in Jacksonville's Historic Springfield area includes a serene fountain setting, statues, a fenced 2.87-acre dog park and a playground area with unique, whimsical equipment that spurs the imagination.

Cuba Hunter Skate Park
3620 Bedford Road, Jacksonville, FL 32207 (904) 255-6690

Along with a gym and community center, this park also includes a nature trail and 10-square-foot skateboard facility with 6-foot half pipe, 7-foot quarter pipe, jump boxes, multiple rails, a bank ramp with a pyramid and a playground area with unique, climbing, swinging and musical playscapes.

Friendship Fountain
1015 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207 (904) 630-2489

This downtown, riverfront destination includes open green space, seating and the iconic, colorful, musical Friendship Fountain.

Lannie Road Park
3461 Lannie Road, Jacksonville, FL 32218

This site is home to Gateway Radio Control Club, an association of radio control model airplane experts. The park includes picnic tables with work benches, taxi-ways, a runway and club house. Insurance coverage is required to fly a model plan at the facility. Also includes, playground equipment and athletic fields.

Lew Brantley Park
8435 118th Steet, Jacksonville, FL 32244 (904) 573-3183

This 90-acre park includes a community center, basketball courts,picnic areas, nature trail with fitness stations and the "Field of Dreams" Miracle League field, where special needs youth can experience playing baseball in their own league.
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Ray Green Park
2149 Leonid Road, Jacksonville, FL 32218 (904) 630-2489

Home to JAX BMX, this park's specialty track is open seven days a week, through the BMX club. Other features of the park include athletic fields, tennis courts and picnic facilities.

Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park
7000 Roosevelt Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32244 (904) 255-6877

This 500-acre facility offers a nature center, playground area, and amazing trails for hiking, biking and enjoying nature. One special feature, a 35-foot elevated observation tower that provides the perfect birds-eye view.

Walter Jones Historical Park
11964 Mandarin Road,Jacksonville, FL 32223 (904) 268-0784

This history-inspired park offers beautiful vistas of the St. Johns River,centuries-old cypress and oak trees, picnic areas and the Mandarin Museum.

Special Parks

7 Creeks Recreation Area 

Open Sunrise to Sunset, except Pescatello Island

Skate Parks and Skate Spots

Open Sunrise to Sunset

Disc Golf

Open Sunrise to Sunset

Dog Parks

Open Sunrise to Sunset.

NOTE: Dogs are allowed in all parks if they are on a leash.


Open Sunrise to Sunset.

Courts are first come, first served basis with the exception of the tennis complexes.

If making reservations to use one of the tennis complex locations, reservatons can be made up to 48 hours in advance by contacting the desired facility. Reservations are not guaranteed by leaving a voicemail; you must receive a callback or speak to someone to confirm your reservation.

Limit to 1 hour of play when others are waiting.

Splash Pads

Open Daily first weekend in May through last weekend in October

10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

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Workout Stations

Open Sunrise to Sunset.


Open Sunrise to Sunset.

Beginner Basketball Goals

Open Sunrise to Sunset

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Hanna Park

Huguenot Memorial Park

Cecil Recreation Complex



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214 N. Hogan St.
3rd Floor
Jacksonville, FL 32202
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