Avondale (Jacksonville, FL) Guided Walk

 16 May
 Boone Park
 3700 Park St - 32205-8338 - Jacksonville - United States
 Cathy Burch
Look for club members wearing red at the start point. LOCATION: Boone Park, 3730 Park St., Jacksonville, Fl START TIME: Sign In 8:30. Start Time 9:00 TRAIL RATING: 1B DISTANCES: 5 and 10 Km AVA Special Prog: Old Spanish Trail, National Register of Historic Places, USA A to Z – J. DESCRIPTION: Avondale is a historical area just east of downtown Jacksonville, Florida, that runs along the St. John’s River. The streets are lined with large oak trees and the neighborhood has a variety of architectures. Many homes used coquina for foundations and fireplaces and most still have the original hardwood floors and bathroom fixtures and tubs. There are 15 small parks with trees and plants including live oaks, magnolias, palms, azaleas, and dogwoods, conveying a strong sense of time and place. The roads and sidewalks are sometimes uneven and may cause problems for strollers and wheelchairs. Much of the route is shady. Pets must be on leashes and owners are required to clean up waste. Restrooms are available at the start point. Soft drinks and water are available from vending machines at the start point. DIRECTIONS: From Roosevelt Blvd. (US 17), turn on to Rensselaier Ave. (right if traveling north on Roosevelt and left if traveling south). Turn right on Park St. The tennis complex parking is at the intersection of Park and Van Wert. From Riverside Ave. turn onto Dancy St. (right if traveling south and left if traveling north on Riverside Ave.) Turn left on Park St. The tennis complex parking is at the intersection of Park and Van Wert. Map: http://goo.gl/maps/Ds8Wm 3730 Park St., Jacksonville

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