Charles Reese Memorial Park

Rated for
boardwalk next to river and cattails

Available Amenities

Accessible Amenities Artificial Reef Bait & Tackle Baseball Basketball Benches Beach Pier Bike Racks Bike Trail Birding Trail Boat Dock Boat Fuel Boat Pumpout Boat Ramp Boat Trailer Parking Canoe Rental Community Center Concession Stand DogPark Drinking Fountain Equestrian Trail Fishing Available Football Golf Grills Hiking Trail Nonmotorized Launch Kayak Rental Lighting Manatee Education Multipurpose Field On the water Paddle Board Rental Parking Pickleball PWC Rental Picnic Shelters Picnic Tables Playground Restaurant Restrooms RiverWalk Sailboard Rental Sailboat Rental Scenic Overlook Skate Park Soccer Splash Pad Surfing Swimming Pool Tennis Trash Barrels Wheelchair Accessible

About Charles Reese Memorial Park

The City of Jacksonville acquired the property on December 30, 1974. Originally known as Washington Heights Park, it was renamed Charles Reese Memorial Park on February 18, 1987. Charles Reese was very active in the Washington Heights community and died in 1986 at the age of 55.  A basketball court, picnic shelters, tables, grills and playscapes were added. Construction began in March of 1987 and was completed in June of the same year. In 2018, a fishing pier was added to the park. Additional features:
Basketball 1 Bleachers 1 Car Parking 5 Grills 1 Perimeter Site Fencing Picnic shelters 2 Picnic Tables 9 Playground Equipment 3 Trash Barrels 3 Volleyball 1