Riverfront Park
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Riverfront Park
  901 Landon Avenue   Mapit
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Amenities offered at this park:
Qty.Amenity
2Benches
7Trash Barrels
YesSecurity Lighting

Acres: 0.45
Park Type: Neighborhood
Council Person: Art Shad
History: Riverfront Park is located on a fifteen-foot, one-block strip of land along the St. Johns River in San Marco, between Landon Avenue and La Verne Street. When San Marco was platted by the Avondale Company in 1925, the street adjacent to the park was known as Mareno Place, which was later named present-day River Road. The .1-acre park provides one bench and several trash barrels for the convenience of visitors. For decades the park’s bulkhead has been a favorite spot for local fishermen, and manatees have been seen surfacing near the shore. The river view and cooling breezes bring out the visitors with folding chairs. And on winter evenings, when the river sunsets are most beautiful, people congregate at the park to enjoy the view.