Tree Hill Nature Center
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Tree Hill Nature Center
  7152 Lone Star Road   Mapit
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Amenities offered at this park:
Qty.Amenity
14Benches
2Bike racks
1Canoe/Kayak Launch
68Car Parking
34Picnic Tables
1Trails Paved (Miles)
3Trails Unpaved (Miles)
7Trash Barrels
YesPerimeter Site Fencing
YesSecurity Lighting
YesVisitor/Interpretive Center

Acres: 46.05
Park Type: Special
Council Person: Clay Yarborough
History: Tree Hill Nature Center is an urban wilderness preserve comprising 50 acres of hilltop and wetland areas, consisting of southern mixed hardwood forest, mixed hardwood swamp and freshwater stream. The Tree Hill Nature Center property was acquired for the purpose of preserving environmentally sensitive flora and fauna, expanding environmental education programs, facilitating greater environmental awareness and protecting the property from encroaching development. This park offers an indoor nature center, interactive exhibits, learning laboratory, wildflower gardens, meeting room, gift shop, nature trails and wildlife viewing areas. The original 40 acre site was expanded by 10 acres by an FCT grant in 1998, and has been developed to include nature trails, outdoor classrooms, an amphitheatre and additional parking.