Where the Waters Meet

Visit one of the last unspoiled coastal wetlands on the Atlantic Coast. Discover 6,000 years of human history and experience the beauty of salt marshes, coastal dunes, and hardwood hammocks.

The Timucuan Preserve includes Fort Caroline and Kingsley Plantation.

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A short video introduction to Timucuan Preserve.

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Visit Kingsley Plantation

Visit the Kingsley Plantation and dive into a fascinating history of freedom and enslavement.

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Visit Fort Caroline

At Fort Caroline National Memorial visitors discover the tale of a lost colony.

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American Beach

American Beach was founded to provide African Americans beach access during segregation.

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Theodore Roosevelt Area

A 600-acre natural treasure of hardwood forest, wetlands, and scrub vegetation.

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Cedar Point

The boat ramp and trails of Cedar Point bring you closer to nature.

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Planning a Field Trip

Planning a free field trip to Fort Caroline and Kingsley Plantation is easy.

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Nature & Science

Each park area in the preserve has unique habitats for you to explore.

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Get Involved

Learn about our partners or find out about volunteering through the Volunteers-in-Parks (VIP) program.

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The park is continually striving to improve our accessibility.

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Parks in Partnership

Learn more about the 30+ mile trails system in Northeast Jacksonville.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to some of the most commonly asked questions.

Last updated: May 2, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

12713 Fort Caroline Road
Jacksonville, FL 32225



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