Cuba Hunter Park
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Cuba Hunter Park
  4380 Emerson St   Mapit
Jacksonville, FL 32207

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Skate Park

Amenities offered at this park:
Qty.Amenity
1Basketball
1Basketball Lighted
20Benches
3Bike racks
130Car Parking
4Grills
1Multiuse Field
2Picnic shelters
4Picnic Tables
1Playground Equipment
4Restrooms
1Skateboard area
1Trails Paved (Miles)
17Trash Barrels
YesBasketball Adult
YesBasketball Adult Lighted
YesBasketball Goals
YesCommunity Center
YesDrinking Fountain
YesGymnasium
YesSecurity Lighting

Acres: 18.39
Park Type: Community
Council Person: Don Redman
History: The property was originally owned by John Hunter, a retired Jacksonville Sheriff’s Officer. The park is named after his daughter, who died protecting her nephew from a drunk driver. Cuba Hunter Park`s 10,000 sq. ft. skateboard facility has great features, including a 6-foot half pipe, a 7-foot quarter pipe, jump boxes, multiple rails and a bank ramp with a partial pyramid. Smooth cement and sturdy steel construction rank this site with other top city-owned skateboard parks across the country. Cuba Hunter Park also includes two playscapes, a multi-use athletic field, a 0.25mile boardwalk winding through more than 3.5 acres of wetlands, and a covered pavilion with three picnic tables and two grills. In 2005 a gymnasium with an elevated track and a community building were added. In 2006 an additional picnic pavilion was constructed near the lake. The skate park will be closed the week of Oct. 24th, 2011 due to repairs and repainting of the skate park.