Leonard Abess Park
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Leonard Abess Park
  12743 Leonard Abess Blvd   Mapit
Jacksonville, FL 32225

Amenities offered at this park:
109Car Parking
1Picnic shelters
9Picnic Tables
13Playground Equipment
2Softball Youth
2Tennis Hard
0.5Trails Paved (Miles)
25Trash Barrels
YesDrinking Fountain
YesPerimeter Site Fencing
YesSecurity Lighting

Acres: 34.13
Park Type: Community
Council Person: William Bishop
History: The park was named for Leonard L. Abess Sr., a prominent banker who was instrumental in providing the land to the City of Jacksonville for park development. Mayor Ed Austin and Councilman Dick Brown held a dedication/ribbon-cutting ceremony for the park on October 19, 1994. The park offers playscapes, grills, a picnic shelter, restrooms, 2 youth baseball fields, a basketball court, 2 tennis courts, a soccer field and paved trails.