Lynn Park
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Lynn Park
  5109 Lambing Road   Mapit
Jacksonville, FL 32210

Amenities offered at this park:
2Picnic shelters
9Picnic Tables
1Playground Equipment
1Trails Paved (Miles)
11Trash Barrels
YesDrinking Fountain
YesPerimeter Site Fencing
YesSecurity Lighting

Acres: 1.1
Park Type: Neighborhood
Council Person: Daniel Davis
History: Lynn Park resides in southwestern Jacksonville, and was named for George Lynn, treasurer of the Jacksonville Heights Improvement Co. that developed the area. The Company deeded the land from which the park was created to the Board of Public Instruction of Duval County in 1910, and originally a one-room schoolhouse occupied the site. Eventually a sizeable mobile home community developed in the area. As a response to increasing crime in recent years, the Lynn Park Area Residents Association was formed and worked for change. In August 2002, area residents and the City celebrated completion of the park’s quarter-million dollar renovation, which included a new gazebo, a lighted asphalt walking and jogging trail around the perimeter, landscaping and more.