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This was our introduction to the Spanish and French colonization attempts in Florida. The fort is a recreation since they're not sure of the original location. Visitor center's exhibits seem a little disconnected and it was challenging to follow the story, but the rangers were...More
It’s a nice walk and on the river as well. Gives more perspective of how country developed and grew. Also great place to see the river and sometimes like todays visit dolphins were close by. Great for exciting of kids
The french settled here in 1564 for a very brief time. The Timucuan Indians also settled here over 6,000 years ago. There is a lot of history here and many signs to read about it. They also have nice, well kept nature trails. This is...More
I've been going to Fort Caroline my entire life. This is a beautiful national memorial and great for kids and families. The little museum is very interesting and the park rangers are always very friendly and informative. If you have little one's be sure to...More
There are two sets of hiking trails here one set is near the Fort (aka Nature Trail) and the others are across the street from the main entrance. On the one near the Fort you can observe an active eagles nest and experience a Maritime...More
Stopped by on Saturday. I am a longtime Jacksonville resident and have not visited the Fort Caroline Memorial. It is an excellent place to learn some Jacksonville history. One of the volunteers provided a lot of information regarding the attacks between the French and the...More
Nice Park, the ranger was very friendly and knowledgeable. She couldn’t do enough for us. We asked if they had a movie about the park and she got us chairs and put a very informative documentary in the TV.
After the movie she told us...More