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Fort Caroline National Memorial

12713 Fort Caroline Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32225
+1 904-641-7155
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No Fort

Wanted to see where the French has established themselves in Florida. There is no fort there but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
George S
Rochester, Michigan

A great fort. An old reproduction from the 1550s. Overlooking the river. There is also a native hut... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
John C
via mobile
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12713 Fort Caroline Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32225
+1 904-641-7155
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to see where the French has established themselves in Florida. There is no fort there but the ranger was knowledgeable and explained the history of the French settlement.

Thank George S
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

A great fort. An old reproduction from the 1550s. Overlooking the river. There is also a native hut near bye. If you like history it’s a must see.

Thank John C
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Good place to learn the history of the area! The guides are very friendly and knowledgeable. Our whole family loved it!

Thank Janie110
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The park assistants were very helpful. There is a nice historical display in the visitor center about the French settlement there (prior to St. Augustine) and how the French and Spanish fought. They were working on areas to show how the Native peoples lived and...More

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Small visitor center. Nice nature trails and rebuilt fort and indian huts. Nice views of river and interpretive center. Good family sightseeing stop or educational learning

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My wife & I spent about an hour visiting the Fort Caroline National Memorial. It is free to enter and dogs are allowed if they are on a six foot or shorter leash. The memorial is located on a high bluff overlooking the Saint Johns...More

Thank chuck450br
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The visitors center had a nice small informational display. Following that, there is a short walk to the fort. The fort has no records of what it's function was or what it looked like. The only thing they know is that a brief battle took...More

1  Thank Dan M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Fort Caroline National Memorial has a nice visitor center with souvenirs and a museum to investigate. They have several nature trails for you to walk. The Fort was interesting.

Thank GaryGeorgia
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Be sure to have plenty of time to just walk around and enjoy this park. Wonderful place to go just to relax , look around, and take a leisurely walk. Very interesting to a history buff and beautiful views.

Thank Harris W
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The land around Fort Caroline is full of homes and I am sure this land would have been grabbed quickly by developers. Thank you for keeping this land so we may learn and keep history alive. Nice short walking trail to the fort area. Beautiful...More

1  Thank traveling32952
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11 June 2017|
Response from DJJJp | Reviewed this property |
No,I don't believe it does.
16 January 2017|
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Response from wickerbuni | Reviewed this property |
We took our dog and she loved it. It's very pet friendly. :)
17 April 2015|
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Response from vlmiller | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee to enter the park.