Jacksonville

The coastal region around Jacksonville offers many hikes along the estuaries and a handful along its beaches, as well as a surprising number of urban parks with short walks ideal for families. It is a fabulous destination for off-road biking as well as exploring bike trails, and the paddling opportunities through the marshlands are superb.

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  • Backpack and blaze How to Hike the Florida Trail @ REI Jacksonville (10/30/2014) - Join us on Friday, December 5, 2014 at REI Jacksonville for a workshop on How to Hike the Florida Trail, 7:00 - 8:30 PM. Winter is Florida's hiking season, so come learn how to make the most of it!
  • Sue Turner accepts her award (photo by Tina Tasso) Susan Turner awarded 2014 Adventurer of the Year (7/10/2014) - Jacksonville hiker Susan "Hammock Hanger" Turner received the 2014 Adventurer of the Year Award at the Trail Dames Summit in Boone, North Carolina this June.
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