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

    Timucuan

    Ecological & Historic Preserve Florida

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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  • Skype a Ranger

    park ranger on screen

    Video chat applications such as Skype and Facetime bring rangers into classrooms for programs, virtual tours, and/or questions and answer sessions. Read more

  • Timucuan Preserve Public Archaeology Program

    archaeological dig

    Through archaeological investigations significant historic and prehistoric resources have been uncovered to provide interpretive educational benefits to visitors to the Park. Read more

  • Timucuan Adventure Day

    Adventure Day

    Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve held its first Timucuan Adventure Day in January 2013. Read more

  • Timucuan Preserve Student Research Grant Program

    Grant Award Winners

    The National Park Service and its official Friends Group, the Timucuan Trail Parks Foundation, awarded the first two recipients of $500 research grants from the Timucuan Preserve Student Research Grant Program. Read more

  • Kingsley Plantation Main House

    beam work

    A seemingly minor project to restore jambs and window sills evolved into the potential “saving” of one of the park’s major assets as well as provided valuable resource and interpretive information to staff and the visiting public. Read more

Did You Know?

Historic drawing of a Timucua man with his hair in a top know

Timucua warriors wore their hair in a top knot, which made them appear taller. Historic drawings of Timucua and French contact show the Timucua to be of greater stature than the French. More...