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My three kids and I went to Cradle Creek Preserve on a Sunday morning. It was a nice place for a short endeavor before heading to the beach. We walked along the walkway and enjoyed the quiet and serene setting.
We were looking for a nice trail to take our dog this trail was amazing beautiful views of the marshes lots of nature birds to see. Very well maintained was a lot longer than we thought worth the stop for sure.
When we lived near here, we visited this place often. Visited it again and it is unchanged. Quiet, peaceful, solitary. Sort of a meditative place. The storms of 2017 have beat it up a bit, but it is a peaceful place to walk, smell the...More
Cradle Creak park is quiet and beautiful. It leads you to the Intracoastal waterway located in Jacksonville Beach. There are two short trails that lead you to the waters edge where you can enjoy the Florida fauna, possibly view heron, egrets and a possible eagle...More
This little boardwalk into the salt marsh is usually quiet. There are about a dozen parking places, and usually no many people. It is very natural. Even if you don't see raccoons, you will see tracks in the mud at low tide.
This is a really cool Jax Beach park with great trails, bridges, and views of the Intracoastal! It's a nice, easy walk for people of all ages and ability. Beware the marsh flies when it gets hot! In the summertime, they will attack you relentlessly,...More
I went there with my family to hike and enjoy nature. It was very nice. Great trails and boardwalks for viewing the natural intracoastal wetlands. We saw a pair of Great Horned owls up in a tree and lots of other birds. Loved it! Only...More
Cradle Creek Preserve has a small parking lot and wooden walkways over the wetlands, and dirt paths on the slightly higher ground. The views from the kayak launch and the observation point are sublime if you're a marsh fan (like I am). It's not a...More