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National Parks / Natural World in GREEN COVE SPRINGS

The world has some incredible natural wonders, and luckily for you, Green Cove Springs has some incredible places to visit with kids right on your doorstep….and you won’t want to forget your camera!

The national and state parks in and around Green Cove Springs, Florida offer an incredible variety of experiences for children.  Some parks protect a unique and diverse wilderness, teeming with wildlife which is always a thrill for kids!

Some parks protect incredible fascinating and significant historical sites, where the family can go back in time through American history…who says the learning as to stop on a family day out!

Even the city of Green Cove Springs itself has smaller parks perfect for a quick trip into nature.  You don’t even need to leave the city to have that park experience - and kids LOVE them!

Shut those televisions off and put those computer games away….the great outdoors is calling and it’s calling YOU!

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  • Anastasia State Park

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    (25 miles) Augustine

    Anastasia State Park welcomes hundreds of thousands visitors from all over the world to enjoy our natural and cultural treasures. At Anastasia you can enjoy camping, nature trails, beach time, water ...

  • Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve

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    (29 miles) Jacksonville

    Visit one of the last unspoiled coastal wetlands on the Atlantic Coast. Discover 6,000 years of human history and experience the beauty of salt marshes, coastal dunes, and hardwood hammocks.

  • Amelia Island State Park

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    (36 miles) Jacksonville

    An easy drive from Jacksonville, the park protects over 200 acres of unspoiled wilderness along the southern tip of Amelia Island. Beautiful beaches, salt marshes, and coastal maritime forests ...

  • Big Talbot Island State Park

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    (36 miles) Jacksonville

    Located on one of Northeast Florida's unique sea islands, Big Talbot Island State Park is primarily a natural preserve providing a premier location for nature study, bird-watching, and photography. ...

  • Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

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    (58 miles) Folkston

    A wildlife preserve like no where else on earth! The Okenfenokee Swamp provides habitats for threatened and endangered wildlife, but is also a place for family fun with canoeing, wildlife viewing, ...

  • Silver Springs

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    (58 miles) Silver Springs

    Silver Springs is a 350 acre nature theme park that surrounds the headwaters of the beautiful Silver River, the largest artesian spring formation in the world. Located 90 miles north of Orlando, just ...

  • Ichetucknee Springs State Park

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    (65 miles) Fort White

    Fun adventures in Florida nature with canoeing, kayaking, nature trails and swimming...just to scratch the surface!

  • Big Shoals State Park

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    (68 miles) White Springs

    his park features the largest whitewater rapids in Florida. Limestone bluffs, towering 80 feet above the banks of the Suwannee River, afford outstanding vistas not found anywhere else in Florida. ...

  • Fanning Springs State Park

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    (80 miles) Fanning Springs

    Located on the Suwannee River, this inviting source of cool, clear water has attracted people for thousands of years. Great idea if you are looking for fun places to go with kids in Florida

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  • Hands-on Childrens Museum

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    (21 miles) Jacksonville

    Amazing hands-on fun for kids aged 1 to 12 years, with interactive exhibits ready to teach kids as they have a great time! Fun indoor play in Jacksonville

  • Museum of Science and History MOSH

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    (23 miles) Jacksonville

    Fun hands-on activities and exhibits at this Museum of Science and History, inspiring and educating kids as they explore and discover!

  • Jacksonville Maritime Heritage Center

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    (23 miles) Jacksonville

    Free maritime fun and fascinating museum showcasing the intricate history of Jacksonville.

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville

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    (23 miles) Jacksonville

    MOCA Jacksonville offers top-quality programming for children and families. In addition to the interactive ArtExplorium Loft, every Sunday is Bank of America Family Free Sundays, where children and ...

  • Amelia Island Museum

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    (48 miles) Fernandina Beach

    Have you always wondered what it would be like to travel through time? Come for an unforgettable journey at the Amelia Island Museum of History. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're ...

  • St Mary's Submarine Museum

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    (51 miles) Saint Marys

    The museum is a great place to learn about the "Silent Service". A wide variety of Submarine artifacts, memorabilia and information are available for viewing, and you can checkout the beautiful St ...

  • Museum Of Arts And Sciences

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    (67 miles) Daytona Beach

    The Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) is the primary art, history and science museum in Central Florida. Located on a 90-acre Florida preserve the 86,000 square foot facility is host to over 30,000 ...

  • Tree Hill Nature Center

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    (24 miles) Jacksonville

    Hands-on educational programs in this Jacksonville Nature Center. 50 acres of ecosystems to explore, walking trails and a butterfly house.

  • Jacksonville Zoo

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    (28 miles) Jacksonville

    Zoo fun in Florida, with the only walking safari in NE Florida, a kid-friendly Play Park, ever-changing gardens and exhibits filled with 1,800 wonderful animals!

  • Marineland

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    (36 miles) St Augustine

    Marineland allows visitors a chance to swim, snorkel or scuba dive with dolphins and other marine life. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Florida

  • The Teaching Zoo

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    (50 miles) Gainesville

    The Teaching Zoo is operated as a part of Santa Fe Colleges Zoo Animal Technology Program; it is the premier wild animal technology program in the United States. Supervised by the professional staff ...

  • Petting Zoo Ocala

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    (67 miles) Ocala

    Petting zoo for all ages. exotic animals and farm animals. Pony rides. Picnic area. Birthday parties. Bounce house. Camel rides.

  • Wild Waters

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    (58 miles) Ocala

    Florida water fun at Wild Waters, with water attractions for all ages. From slides to wave pools, cool off in The Sunshine State!

  • Daytona Lagoon

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    (66 miles) Daytona Beach

    Twisty, turvey turns, over 1 million gallons of rushing water, exciting speed slides and attentive guards. The basic ingredients for a fun and safe summer await you at Daytona Lagoon.

  • Diamond D Horse Stables

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    (20 miles) Jacksonville

    The beautiful 600 acre ranch is still a working horse and cattle ranch and a place where families and friends can go to enjoy a fun filled day of entertainment. Offering to the visitors: Horseback ...

  • EcoMotion Tours

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    (32 miles) Jacksonville

    EcoMotion Tours, in the Amelia Island-Jacksonville area, Fort George Island - is the only Segway tour of its kind - one that combines the fun, new sensation of riding a Segway with a special eco-tour ...

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