Camp Milton Preserve Walk

Bryceville, Florida

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Walk a series of nature trails through what was once a Confederate fort. Now you can enjoy not only the area history but also its natural beauty along McGirts Creek. It’s easy to extend your hike here, as Camp Milton Preserve serves as the primary trailhead for the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail. historic area. You can also enjoy heritage trees that are planted along the paths. The Confederate Army established a fort in 1864 and was stationed here, trying to lure Union troops out of Jack- sonville while simultaneously protecting the food pipeline running north from the cattle country of Central Florida to Rebel troops. Today, the site has not only been preserved but also enhanced with interpretive trails that explain the historic area. You can also enjoy heritage trees that are planted along the paths.

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"Walk a series of nature trails through what was once a Confederate fort. Now you can enjoy not only the area history but also its natural beauty along McGirts Creek. It’s easy to extend your hike here, as Camp Milton Preserve serves as the primary trailhead for the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail. historic area. You can also enjoy heritage trees that are planted along the paths.

The Confederate Army established a fort in 1864 and was
stationed here, trying to lure Union troops out of Jack-
sonville while simultaneously protecting the food pipeline
running north from the cattle country of Central Florida to
Rebel troops. Today, the site has not only been preserved
but also enhanced with interpretive trails that explain the historic area. You can also enjoy heritage trees that are
planted along the paths."

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Bryceville
Distance: 1.9
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Easy
Duration: 1.2 to 2 hours
Season: October through April
Local Maps: USGS Marietta
Driving Directions: Directions to Camp Milton Preserve Walk

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May 2018