Betz Tiger Point Preserve
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Betz Tiger Point Preserve
  13990 Pumpkin Hill Road   Mapit
Jacksonville, FL 32226

Amenities offered at this park:
Qty.Amenity
4Benches
1Bike racks
1Canoe/Kayak Launch
12Car Parking
4Grills
1Pedestrian Docks
1Picnic shelters
9Picnic Tables
2Restrooms
4Trails Equestrian (Miles)
4Trails Unpaved (Miles)
1Trash Barrels
YesFishing Available
YesVisitor/Interpretive Center

Acres: 524.71
Park Type: Preservation
Council Person: Ray Holt
History: Purchased on January 6, 2003 for $7,975,588 by the City of Jacksonville with Better Jacksonville funds. Plans are in design for trails, a canoe launch and a scenic overlook. An archeological field school project, funded through a partnership with the Division of Historical Resources and the University of North Florida, will take place on the site in 2007-08. Park open for public use in April 2011. Amenities at the park include; picnic pavilion with BBQ grills, restroom, improved parking, boardwalk with observation deck and 3 miles of hiking, bicycle and equestrian trails. Park is open from sunrise to sunset.