Chapelgate Park
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Chapelgate Park
  3824 Chapelgate Road   Mapit
Jacksonville, FL 32223

Amenities offered at this park:
1Trash Barrels

Acres: 0.168
Park Type: Neighborhood
Council Person: Jack Webb
History: Chapelgate Park is located in Mandarin’s Chapelgate neighborhood, near the intersection of I-295 and Old St. Augustine Road. In 1999, a local builder attempted to remove the largest live oak tree remaining in the subdivision. The residents protested and were given seven days to purchase the lot containing the tree. The efforts of Councilman Dick Kravitz and the support of Mayor Delaney resulted in the City’s purchase of the property and financing of the park’s construction. It consists of three benches, sidewalks, landscaping, irrigation, and a wooden deck, all canopied by the mighty oak. And the Chapelgate Homeowners Association signed an Adopt-A–Park Agreement with the City, agreeing to maintain the new park.