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


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    Palmetto Avenue, the main road to Kingsley Plantation will be closed April 28th-May 5th, 2014. Please take the Fort George Road detour to enter the site. Be advised large buses and RVs may not clear the low tree canopy of Fort George Rd.

Timucuan Preserve and Fort Caroline Reopen to Visitors

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Date: October 18, 2013
Contact: Barbara Goodman, 904 221-5568

Jacksonville, FL – Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve and Fort Caroline National Memorial have re-opened to visitors. Visitors can access public areas, roads and all facilities. Timucuan Preserve and Fort Caroline have been closed since October 1 due to the lapse in Congressional appropriations. "We are excited and happy to be back at work and to welcome visitors to Timucuan Preserve and Fort Caroline," said Superintendent Barbara Goodman. "Autumn is a particularly special season to enjoy all that the Parks have to offer."  

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Inside Fort Caroline

Fort Caroline National Memorial was the site of the first conflict between Europeans over land that is now part of the Continental United States. More...