Jacksonville-Baldwin Rails to Trails

photo: JACKSONVILLE-BALDWIN RAIL TRAIL RESTROOM (PHOTO BY JODY MCDANIEL) Type: Rail Trail
Length: 14.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement), Bicycling (off pavement), Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running, Roller/Inline Skating, Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency: Nonprofit
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: Western Duval County, Florida, north of I-10
States: Florida
Counties: Duval
Latitude: 30.33809   Longitude: -81.86748

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Description

The Jacksonville-Baldwin Rails to Trails is the first segment of what will be a comprehensive greenways and trails system made possible through numerous partnerships between the City of Jacksonville and other organizations. Only about 5 miles from downtown Jacksonville, this 14.5 mile-long multi-use trail traverses creeks, pine flatwoods, and upland hardwood forests. In addition to enjoying the native surroundings and wildlife, trail enthusiasts have the opportunity to visit Camp Milton, a documented Civil War site containing a Confederate works berm. The City of Jacksonville has purchased additional lands buffering the trail, and separate equestrian and mountain bike trails are planned. The trail was selected as one of the field trips for the 2003 National Public Land Acquisition and Management Partnership Conference.

Additional Details

Width: 108 inches.
Primary Surface: Asphalt
Secondary Surface: Asphalt

Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: 30
Elevation High Point: 90
Year Designated: 2004

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: North Region

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Jody McDaniel
City of Jacksonville Dept. of Parks, Recreation[
851 North Market St.
Jacksonville , FL 32202
(904) 630-0294
jodym@coj.net
http://www.coj.net/Departments/Parks+and+ Recreation

 

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