The National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016, and the entire year was quite a celebration! Throughout 2016, hundreds of millions of you ventured out to Find Your Park-learning, discovering, getting inspired, or simply having fun in national parks. Thank you for joining us!
The Find Your Park party will continue in 2017 as we invite you to continue your own journey to discover national parks and public lands. Share your stories at FindYourPark.com (and EncuentraTuParque.com) and with #FindYourPark / #EncuentraTuParque on social media.
National parks across the system engaged in a variety of activities to prepare for and celebrate the centennial. Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve was a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we did and join us as the National Park Service enters a new century in 2017!
International volunteers, in a unique partnership between the park, the Northeast Florida State Aquatic Preserve, and the St. John’s Riverkeeper collected water and sediment samples and process them for microplastics. Read more
The Timucuan Preserve premieres the Children's Earth Anthem with the Jacksonville Children's Chorus. Read more
In observance of our centennial, we thank our friends group, Timucuan Parks Foundation, for funding our new park sign, a place for future generations to mark their first visit to Fort Caroline and the gateway to the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. Read more
In an effort to reach out to the community and respond to local needs the Timucuan Preserve has developed a relationship with Sustainable Springfield, a local non-profit. Read more
A special “Movie Night” was held at Fort Caroline National Memorial. Partnering with the City of Jacksonville’s Parks and Recreation Department and the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens the staff of the Timucuan Preserve held this first-time event. Read more