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green Julington-Durbin Preserve Loop

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Trail

5.7 mile 9.2 kilometer loop
Doubletrack
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 21' 6 m
Descent: -20' -6 m
High: 15' 4 m
Low: 3' 1 m

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Max Grade: 1% (0°)

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Trail shared by Amy White

A wide 5.8-mile loop, with a 3 mile option as well.

Amy White

Features River/Creek

Overview

This loop uses two very flat, wide trails and meanders through pine forest.

Need to Know

Google Maps will try to direct you into the bordering neighborhood by turning off Bartram Park Boulevard onto Pavilion Drive. Don't following these directions - instead, continue another 100 yards south of Pavilion Drive and turn onto an unnamed, single lane dirt road going off to the west. There is a sign for the trailhead but it's not obvious if you aren't watching for it.

Description

The trail circumnavigates the strip of land between Julington and Durbin creeks but the creeks are never in view on this particular route. Most of the trail is hard-packed sand or grass covered. The trail is extremely easy as there are no roots, rocks, or elevation changes.

Most of the trail is shaded but there are short sections with no trees. This featured hike follows sections of the White Blaze Trail and Yellow Trail, each of which is marked by painted blazes on the trees lining the trail. There is an option to shorten the hike to 3 miles by staying on the White Blaze Trail rather than continuing onto the Yellow Trail around mile 1.5.

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Dec 24, 2018
Varun Gopinath
Awesome trail in Jacksonville if looking to run or hike. Can be a little muddy but mostly packed sand. 5.7mi
Nov 10, 2018
Adam Chaouki
5.5mi
Aug 19, 2018
Halle Morgan
3mi
Jul 15, 2018
Julian Maldonado
Jul 12, 2018
Rita Manyette
Jul 5, 2018
Olivia M
A flat trail that has nice, wide paths with a lot of cross overs that allows you to make the trail shorter or longer. 5.9mi
Apr 1, 2018
Warren Buck
Mar 17, 2018
Eric Woods
Great weather! Portions of the preserve were recently burned as part of the natural area management plan. 5.8mi

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  4.1 from 14 votes

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