Lannie Road Park
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Lannie Road Park
  3461 Lannie Road   Mapit
Jacksonville, FL 32218

Amenities offered at this park:
Qty.Amenity
1Baseball Adult
1Basketball
3Benches
72Car Parking
2Picnic Tables
5Playground Equipment
1Trash Barrels
YesPerimeter Site Fencing

Acres: 166.95
Park Type: Special
Council Person: Ray Holt
History: Lannie Road Park is situated in upper northwestern Jacksonville, near the portion of Thomas Creek that separates Duval and Nassau counties. The City’s 1425-acre Thomas Creek Preserve is also located in the area. The property comprised part of a tract purchased by the City in 1972 for use as a correctional facility by the Sheriff’s Office. In 1992, sixty acres of the site (which was undeveloped land of the Montgomery Correctional Center) were used for creation of the park, as a home for the Gateway Radio Control Club. The Club operates a flying field for radio-controlled, miniature airplanes. Its facilities--which include a covered pavilion with picnic tables and workbenches, taxiways, a runway, and a clubhouse--are open to the public. Weekend classes are provided for beginners. After input from the area’s residents, the park was augmented in 1997 with the addition of a softball/baseball field, a basketball court, playground equipment and more.