Jacksonville, FL Trails and Parks

Jacksonville has 19 trails in the vicinity, including 9 hiking trails and 5 for horseback riding. These trails range from 0 to 37.2 miles in length. The most popular trails are Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail-Trail, Osceola National Forest and Hanna Park. Trails.com member Timothy K. recently completed Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail-Trail.
  • Hanna ParkView Trail Details

    10 Reviews

    Jacksonville, FL

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    The nearly ten miles of looping single-and doubletrack inside this city park offer trails for ever class of off-road biker: beginner, intermediate, ...

  • Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail-TrailView Trail Details

    8 Reviews

    Jacksonville, FL

    •  14.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Jacksonville–Baldwin Rail-Trail is one big surprise from beginning to end. Running from the highly urbanized Jacksonville to the bedroom ...

  • Osceola National ForestView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Jacksonville, FL

    • Hiking  
    •  34.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This forest, made up primarily of pine flatwoods, has long been in the middle of the struggle over what constitutes proper “public use.” Mining ...

  • Little Talbot TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Jacksonville, FL

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  4.4 miles

    Because so much of the Jacksonville area was developed early in the state’s history, there isn’t much protected land remaining. An exception ...

  • Little Talbot Island State Park CampgroundView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Jacksonville, FL

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    Little Talbot Island State Park is one of the area parks collectively known as the Talbot Islands State Parks. In addition to Little Talbot, ...

  • Little Talbot TrailsView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jacksonville, FL

    • Hiking  
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Five miles of wide sandy beach are the main attraction on this 2,500-acre park bordered by the Fort George River, the Atlantic, and Nassau Sound— ...

  • Osceola National Forest View Trail Details

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    Jacksonville, FL

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    At 194,803 acres, the Osceola is the smallest of Florida’s three national forests. Unlike the Ocala or the Apalachicola, which draw hundreds ...

  • Blue Cypress Park HikeView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jacksonville, FL

    • Hiking  
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  2.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This Jacksonville city park hike takes you along the shores of the St. Johns River and out to a pier with a great view of downtown Jacksonville ...

  • St Mary's River LoopView Trail Details

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    Jacksonville, FL

    •  1.5 to 2.5 hours
    •  3.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike explores the Ralph E. Simmons State Forest, rolling through mixed woodland before descending to the St. Mary’s River, where a sandy ...

  • White Sand Landing LoopView Trail Details

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    Jacksonville, FL

    •  3.5 to 4 hours
    •  7.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This lengthy trek travels the heart of Ralph E. Simmons State Forest, making a side trip to White Sand Landing, on the banks of the scenic St. ...

  • Jacksonville AreaView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jacksonville, FL

    • Birding  
    •  0 miles
    •  Guide

    This chapter on the birding areas around the Jacksonville area includes descriptions of the bird-watching at these various destinations: Ft. ...

  • Nassau and Duval CountiesView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jacksonville, FL

    • Fishing  
    •  Guide

    The St. Marys originates in Okefenokee Swamp and winds 130 miles before emptying into the Atlantic Ocean. Fishing Index: The freshwater part ...

  • Florida Atlantic Beaches: Jacksonville AreaView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jacksonville, FL

    • Walking  
    •  Guide

    As you come across the Georgia border, Amelia Island is the first section of coast that welcomes you to Florida. As an introduction to Florida ...

  • Jacksonville AreaView Trail Details

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    Jacksonville, FL

    • Hiking  
    •  Guide

    Jacksonville is a vibrant river city. Visitors often return because there’s always something fun to do, from visiting a hands-on science museum, ...

  • Jennings State Forest - Nature TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jacksonville, FL

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Although just a few miles outside of Jacksonville, the 20,885-acre Jennings State Forest is a surprisingly rich landscape with many different ...

  • Ralph E. Simmons Memorial State ForestView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jacksonville, FL

    • Hiking  
    •  Guide

    Includes: Lake Hampton and Perry Haddock Road Hikes. This is as far north as you can hike in the Sunshine State without ending up in Georgia. ...

  • St. Johns River ChallengeView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jacksonville, FL

    • Road Biking  
    •  37.2 miles
    •  Guide

    One of the most remarkable images of Jacksonville is the figure of a solitary manatee as you ride downstream. You can see such a creature even ...

  • Timucuan TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jacksonville, FL

    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The 4.8-mile Timucuan Trail is composed of northern and southern segments that are divided by a short on-road segment on FL A1A, crossing Simpson ...

  • Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail-TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jacksonville, FL

    •  14.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Located west of Jacksonville’s downtown core, the Jacksonville- Baldwin Rail-Trail provides 14.5 miles of multiuse pathway with a variety of ...