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Address: 12713 Fort Caroline Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32225-1240
Phone Number: +1 904-641-7155

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great view of the River!

We were at fort Caroline and saw the sign for this monument and decided to give it a try. Great view of St. John's River. Won't spend a lot of time here but worth a quick visit... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
SusanRVer
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Alexandria Bay, New York
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ATLANTIC BEACH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic marker. Part of the Fort Caroline park system. Very historic. Take bug spray. Views across the river and beyond

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This spot is great to have a wonderful view of the river. Easy walk, close parking, a few stairs. View is outstanding.

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Thank Tina S
Alexandria Bay, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at fort Caroline and saw the sign for this monument and decided to give it a try. Great view of St. John's River. Won't spend a lot of time here but worth a quick visit while you are in the area.

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Thank SusanRVer
Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is one of the highest points in Jacksonville with a stunning view of the river. There is not much to see as far as history goes but there are some signs with information along with the monument itself. If you are observant, you will notice a misspell on the monument! I sometimes come up here just for a quiet... More 

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Thank jakabo71
Cordenons, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is just down the road from Ft. Caroline so it is easy to stop at if already at Ft. Caroline. If short on time I would skip it.

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Thank DJH35
Ocala, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great view from this spot. Interesting history presented. Short flight of stairs to top. Don't miss this when visiting Fort Caroline.

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Thank CockerSpanielLover
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This is a quick spot to stop by when visiting Fort Caroline. Very nice views and beautiful trees. It's small and has a nice boardwalk through the trees.

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Thank AppleMade
Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

The Ribault Monument provides an excellent view of the St. Johns River. Although there isn't much to see/do at the monument, you don't have to worry about crowds while taking in the spectacular views. The only issue I saw was that the information sign on the overlook needed some cleaning (there was some bird droppings on the sign). Overall, it... More 

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Thank sw909
Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

It is just a small monument but with parking space good for twenty cars! What were they thinking! Anyway, the draw for this monument is the great view of the river below.

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Thank MrEdnWilbur
Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

The monument is off the trail from the park so you can either walk the trail there or just peep it by driving over to the area. This is free to the public. Gorgeous monument, but it is all that is there other than a nice view. Little kids will get very bored very quickly. For history lovers.

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