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Tree Hill Nature Center

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7152 Lone Star Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32211-5836
+1 904-724-4646
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LOVE the Butterfly Festival

This is one of our favorite day trips - the grounds are beautiful. Shade tree lined nature path... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
Linda C
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Jacksonville, Florida
Gem for Families

I actually recommended this place to my boss- she was taking her grandchildren out and wanted idea... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Crystal O
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Tree Hill Nature Center is a nonprofit wildlife preserve conveniently located in the midst of a Jacksonville, Florida suburb. Tree Hill is an urban wilderness of unspoiled, undeveloped land right in the heart of the city.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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7152 Lone Star Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32211-5836
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

This is one of our favorite day trips - the grounds are beautiful. Shade tree lined nature path, beautiful native flower plants. The Butterfly Festival is a can't miss. Watching all of the Monarch butterflies is so breathtaking.

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

I actually recommended this place to my boss- she was taking her grandchildren out and wanted idea for something new and fun. They have various animals- the first time I ever went the chickens were roaming free of their pen, volunteers were building up the...More

1  Thank Crystal O
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

we come here every now and again to hike and check out the nature center. pretty cool place that is well hidden.

Thank tristan m
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

My family loves Tree Hill Nature Center. They have a great nature center with educational material for the young ones, 50 acres of walking/hiking trails, a butterfly exhibit (seasonal), goats, picnic tables, and more. Bring a sack lunch, a canteen of water, and spend a...More

1  Thank motorbikecrafts
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

The cost is super reasonable! Like next to nothing. While it is not spectacular; it is pleasant, welcoming, family and child friendly and certainly has enough going on that is interesting and entertaining. Consider it a little hidden jewel in Jacksonville that can be enjoyed...More

1  Thank diamondboxer68
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

This place is amazing and unfortunately not enough people have heard about it. Great historical information about our region, nice trails to walk and farm animals. Great way to entertain and teach children and adults alike.

1  Thank carol j
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

We were looking for something with animals for our grandkids (ages 2 and 4) to do on a weekday recently. We didn't want a full day activity like the zoo and the zoo, although very nice, is expensive. So we tried the Tree Hill Nature...More

4  Thank Jacana
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

Family went this afternoon on probably what will be one of the last days of spring before it starts to heat up. The nature trails are well-shaded. They are very similar to those at Ft. Caroline in which there are some steep -- by Florida...More

1  Thank bavaro4hof
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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I took my two year old son here for a new adventure. We had a good time. It's cheap to get in and there are a few things to do. He enjoyed feeding the goats the most (it costs $1 for a small cup of...More

Thank allykoalaa
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

It sounded nice so we drove to the other side of town to see this mini nature preserve. Not much to see. The pathway was strewn with tree limbs and there seemed to be little upkeep. There are city parks that are more accessible and...More

Thank Larry3028
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