Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park located in Jacksonville, Florida is truly nature’s beauty at its finest. Visitors are greeted to 1.5 miles of pristine oceanfront beauty, white sand beaches, scenic trails for hiking, fishing, picnicking and sunbathing. The entire retreat is a sprawling 450 acres highlighting all the best Florida has to offer.
The cost of entry to Hanna park is only $5 per car (six people) . It’s important to note that if you leave the park, you will be asked to pay again upon re-entry. You will experience a breathtaking drive into the park surrounded by lush greenery and oak trees draped in Spanish Moss. Sand covered roads with luxurious pull offs where you can take in the serenity of fresh water lakes. Sit down at one of the many picnic tables to enjoy a packed lunch, good book, or maybe just some much needed relaxation.
Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park is also the perfect getaway for the entire family. I can’t wait to be able to bring my grandchildren here since there was special attention paid to making sure there is something for everyone. Centered in this Florida oasis is a kids splash park perfect for keeping the kids cool on those hot summer days. A child size zip line that appeared to be a favorite with the kids. Clean bathroom facilities and playgrounds help to make this a carefree destination for the kids and easy relaxing for their parents.
Ample parking is available at the beach making it easy to transport your beach chairs and any other items you have packed for this day of fun. Boardwalks are strategically built over the sand dunes to make your walk effortless. Feel the fresh ocean breeze as you make your way to your perfect location by the ocean. Clean white sand at your feet, the breathtaking beauty of the waves as they crest from the ocean. The overwhelming feeling of peace and tranquility that only Florida’s coastline can provide. Just take it all in and watch as all the stresses from life lift away. After all isn’t that why its called a vacation?
Lifeguards are on duty at Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park, working to help keep you and your family safe. Remind yourself that you are visiting nature practically undisturbed and common sense should be used. Do not feed the wildlife… Don’t worry if you forget the park has many signs to remind you. Alcoholic beverages and glass containers are not permitted on the beach. Park property, including plants and animals are protected. Trash receptacles are strategically placed throughout the park so the parks beauty can be preserved and kept clean.
If you are visiting Jacksonville Florida, don’t let Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park pass you by. There is something very special about this preserve. Unspoiled views, warm ocean breezes, and tranquility await you. For more detailed information regarding Hanna Park please visit Jaxparks. Steve and I visit Jacksonville beaches often and you’ll find many other articles of interest on Finding Kathy Brown. I would also love to hear from you… Where do your travels take you?
Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park
500 Wonderwood Drive, Jacksonville – 32233