Big Talbot Bike Trail is a 5.7 mile trail located near Jacksonville, Florida that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for mountain biking & trail running.
The Black Creek Trail parallels U.S. Highway 17, from Orange Park south to Black Creek Park near Lakeside, FL, just south of Jacksonville. Passing through scenic forest and wetlands, the trail traverses Fleming Island, though it's not a true island, flanked on the east by the St. Johns River and Doctor's Lake, a river inlet, on the west.
Cecil Field recreational trail is a 2.3 mile out and back trail located near Jacksonville, Florida. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for trail running. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
Nice trail for hiking or mountain biking. Two trailheads. One off Walter Boardman Ln which connects to the Bulow Trail, and one in Fairchild Oak Park. All three can be done as one continuous trail as well. The 1.8 miles was only one way, so there and back would be 3.6 miles, for this section.
Gold Head Branch State Park, a Florida State Park, is 2,000 acres (8 km) of rolling sandhills, marshes, ravines, lakes and scrub located midway between Gainesville and Jacksonville, six miles (10 km) north of Keystone Heights on SR 21.
The S-Line Urban Greenway is a rail-trail that runs through Jacksonville's Springfield and Durkeeville neighborhoods. Currently, a 1.5 mile section of the trail is open, from Myrtle Avenue near Union Street to Boulevard Street north of 12th Street. The trail's second phase will be from 21st Street to 44th Street.
Along the northeast coast of Jacksonville, sections of the developing Timucuan Trail have been built in Big Talbot Island State Park and Little Talbot Island State Park. Both offer beautiful, pristine areas for bird-watching and wildlife viewing, as well as beach access and camping opportunities.