Jacksonville boasts the largest urban park system not only in Florida but in the entirety of the United States, with over 300 dotted around the metropolitan area. Choosing which to visit can be a daunting task, so Culture Trip has rounds up the best attractions from sprawling seaside parks to peaceful relaxation spots.
There are plenty of opportunities to be active at Ed Austin Regional Park. Across its 144 acres there are floodlit facilities for baseball, basketball, soccer, and softball, as well as an 18-hole disc golf course, a skate park, trails for jogging and bike riding, an asphalt running track, and a fenced-in dog park. A community center is run by the Police Athletic League, a Jacksonville organization that aims to enrich the lives of the city’s youth. Two ponds on either side of the park form a habitat for turtles and waterfowl.
11751 McCormick Rd, Jacksonville, FL, +1 904-630-2489