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Cedar Point

At the southern tip of Black Hammock Island, Cedar Point is the only part of the new 7 Creeks Recreation Area that is a part of the National Park Service. The entrance to the hiking area lies at the very end of Cedar Point Rd, just beyond the boat ramp area that is accessed to […]

Jacksonville Riverwalk

March 2021: The Jacksonville Riverwalk is a quiet, underutilized piece of downtown Jacksonville that has has some recent additions and improvements over the last few years. Consisting of the Northbank and Southbank that run parallel along the river and are connected but the Main Street Bridge and the Acosta bridge, a full circuit of the […]

Spanish Pond

Originally published May 2011: After a grueling 40 mile march from St. Augustine through dense vegetation and in heavy rain, 500 Spanish troops found a freshwater pond a short distance from the French outpost, Ft. Caroline.  They would camp here before they attacked the fort the next day.  Nearly 450 years later, Spanish Pond is […]