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Green Cove Springs Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

106 St Johns Ave, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043, USA

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About Green Cove Springs Park

On the western bank of the St. Johns River lies Green Cove Springs Park. While the St. Johns River's cool breeze sweeps through the Park, Spanish moss draping the majestic oaks comes to life as the cool breeze of the river blows.

Attractions Near Green Cove Springs Park

Spring Park
Spring Park 0.29km from Green Cove Springs Park

Spring Park is an enjoyable destination for both visitors and Clay County locals alike. A short drive east of Green Cove Springs, the park provides a variety of recreational activities from kayaking and fishing to hiking on 5 miles of nature trails. The beautiful lakefront setting creates a tranquil atmosphere, allowing guests to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature in all its glory. There are also plenty of picnicking spots around the lake, perfect for family gatherings.

Miltary Museum of North Florida
Miltary Museum of North Florida2.75km from Green Cove Springs Park

Ship models, military vehicles, uniforms, weapons, equipment, and flags are on display at the Military Museum of North Florida. The museum was built in 2007 on Bunker Avenue.

Ronnie Van Zant Memorial Park
Ronnie Van Zant Memorial Park12.9km from Green Cove Springs Park

Ronnie Van Zant Memorial Park honors the late Ronnie Van Zant, a legendary musician and singer-songwriter who was a member of the iconic rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd. Situated in Clay County, Florida just outside of Jacksonville, the park spotlights not only Ronnie's legacy but also offers its visitors plenty to enjoy. Stroll along winding walking trails that snake past springs and beautiful natural ponds, or kayak out onto the marshy waterway flanked by sawgrass mountain rainforests.

Black Creek
Black Creek13.23km from Green Cove Springs Park

The area known as Black Creek in Clay County, Florida offers a unique mix of rural and natural beauty. The area has been settled by some Native American tribes since the early 1800s, but is best known for gorgeous panoramic views featuring a winding river, lush vegetation, and picturesque lakes. Visitors can enjoy bird watching, fishing, and kayaking in these pristine habitats or head to nearby hiking trails if they're looking for more of an adventure.

Doctors Lake
Doctors Lake16.48km from Green Cove Springs Park

Doctors Lake is a beautiful spot for those who want to get out and enjoy the outdoors. With its crystal clear waters and mesmerizing landscape, there's no shortage of activities at this picturesque lake. Boating and fishing are popular activities, with a wide variety of species available to catch. You can find largemouth bass, channel catfish, bluegill, spotted seatrout and many other aquatic creatures that make their home in these waters.

Belmore State Forest
Belmore State Forest21.96km from Green Cove Springs Park

Belmore State Forest consists of two separate tracts totalling 12,262 acres. On the northern side is the Satsuma Tract, which borders Camp Blanding, while on the southern side is a tract of 8,737 acres.

Where is Green Cove Springs Park

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Clay County
Clay County
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Clay County is situated in the northeastern part of Florida. It has a population of 218.245 as of 2020. Its county seat is Green Cove Springs.