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

    Timucuan

    Ecological & Historic Preserve Florida

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  • Fort Caroline Closed on November 2nd

    Fort Caroline National Memorial including Spanish Pond will be closed to the public on Sunday November 2nd, 2014. The visitor center and trails will reopen on Monday the 3rd of November. The Theodore Roosevelt Area and Ribault Column will remain open.

Getting Ready for 2016

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!

 

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  • International Migratory Bird Day

    kayak safety training

    This migratory bird event increases public awareness and involvement in bird conservation. Birds are economically important and a priceless part of America’s natural heritage—and they are critical indicators of environmental health upon which we all depend. Read more

  • Pumpkin Hill Creek Scenic Natural Vista

    dock stretching into marsh

    When initially proposed the cell tower located on property adjacent to the preserve was a 195 foot stealth tower meeting most of the criteria in the City’s zoning code, with the exception of one. It would be visible to the waterway and access points along Pumpkin Hill Creek. Read more

  • Dragonfly Larvae Survey

    ranger and citizen scientist

    Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve partnered with Jacksonville University (JU) to organize dragonfly larvae collection into a citizen science activity. Read more

  • Proton Patients in Parks

    ranger and partner in front of marsh

    Park staff has partnered with the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute Patient Services Department to provide ranger guided programs to cancer patients and their families. Read more

  • Discover History Event

    students watching presenters portray Timucuan indians

    The Timucuan Preserve hosted “Discover History”, a living history timeline event which spanned the 6000 years of human occupation in Florida. Read more

Did You Know?

Male painted bunting, photographed by Roger Clark

Painted Buntings return to nest within the boundaries of the Timucuan Preserve each year in late April. More...