• Sunrise over the Fort George River in the Timucuan Preserve.


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February 19, 2015
2015 Kingsley Heritage Celebration
The National Park Service invites the public to the 17th Annual Kingsley Heritage Celebration the last two Saturdays in February.

September 22, 2014
Harvest Day
On Saturday, October 4, 2014, the Timucuan Preserve, a unit of the National Park Service, will host Harvest Day, a special event marking the end of the harvest season at Kingsley Plantation.

September 22, 2014
A Request For Proposals For A Limited Commercial Use Authorization
Superintendent Barbara Goodman is pleased to announce a business opportunity to operate a new interpretive boat tour that will transport visitors from the point of origin at Jim King Park and Boat Ramp at Sisters Creek Marina, to Kingsley Plantation and Fort Caroline.

August 25, 2014
American Beach Museum Opens in September
The American Beach Museum will officially open on Saturday, September 6, 2014 with a Grand Opening Ceremony from 11:00 A.M. to 4: P.M. at American Beach Community Center, 1600 Julia Street, American Beach, Florida 32034.

August 24, 2014
Request for Proposals A Limited Commercial Use Authorization to Operate Interpretive Boat Tours
A Limited Commercial Use Authorization to Operate Interpretive Boat Tours from Sisters Creek to Kingsley Plantation and Fort Caroline National Memorial and Limited Food and Beverage, Merchandise, and Sundries.

July 24, 2014
Tourism at the Four National Parks within the Greater Jacksonville Area Create $145,547,000 in Economic Benefit to the Local Communities
Report shows visitor spending supports 2,050 jobs in local economy.

June 30, 2014
Timucuan Preserve and the Timucuan Trail Parks Foundation Award Research Grants to Four Area Students
The National Park Service and its official Friends Group, the Timucuan Trail Parks Foundation, are proud to announce the four recipients of $500 research grants from the “Timucuan Preserve Student Research Grant Program.”

March 31, 2013
Notice of Availability for NPS Environmental Assessment for Interpretive Tram Tour
The National Park Service, Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve is proposing to improve the interpretive connectivity and visitor mobility between the Kingsley Plantation and the Ribault Club by providing an interpretive tram service.

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