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Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail

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Address: 2 Imeson Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32220
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Once a part of the CSX railway line, the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail...

Once a part of the CSX railway line, the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail will be a thoroughfare for hikers, bikers, and equestrians when complete. This unique park provides a 14.5-mile greenway between Imeson Road and County Road 121, just past the town of Baldwin.

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Quite ride in mostly woods. Long ride. Car parked at one end so you must ride back. Delightful Did get bite. Bring bug spray and water to drink. Saw walkers and bikers.

Reviewed 13 March 2017
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Quite ride in mostly woods. Long ride. Car parked at one end so you must ride back. Delightful Did get bite. Bring bug spray and water to drink. Saw walkers and bikers.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Been riding the trail for many years. 12 miles down and 12 back. You can park and start at either end. Well paved and plenty of room for all those riding. Has mile markers. Has water and bathroom facilities about half way with tables to eat if you bring food. Has some bench along the trail. Goes through the countryside... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

We had not ridden the Jax-Baldwin Trail for a while, so it was a shock to see the disintegration of the pavement on a recent ride. Little maintenance has been done on the eroding shoulders, and the result is failing pavement. We also see that whoever is doing the maintenance does not know how to deal with root heaves, and... More 

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Thank George E
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite place to run in Jax! I will drive 30 minutes very frequently for my long runs to enjoy this trail. It's paved and you only have to cross three low traffic streets which are well marked for pedestrians. There are so many people out enjoying this trail but it spans around 15 miles I believe so... More 

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Jax, FL
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

A great bike with wide lanes, differing views, and very friendly users. It's typically windy in the area which assists in keeping the bike lanes cooler. Make sure to bring sunscreen, water, and snacks with you.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Love this for exercise, esp. bkining. Great shade along parts of the ride so you don't get overheated. Ride trail is very well set and can gets some great sights such as birds and turtles. Great for taking walk with stroller.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

I do not like riding the roads so really appreciate Rail Trails. This is an easy road so you can concentrate on cycling, except for the crossroads. Most Rail Trails have crossroads so not a big deal. Nice ride.

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Glen Saint Mary, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Being an old railway, it is very straight, but for the novice bike rider very flat (no hills). I believe it is around 20 miles from one end to the other.. some interesting stops around 9 miles in if your heading east. Some historic buildings to relax around and enjoy a picnic.It also has bathrooms along the way.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Been there a few times in the last couple of months. I like to power walk the trail, but it's great for walking, running or riding a bike. Lots of shade throughout your walk and nice green scenery. If I lived a little closer I would probably walk it every Saturday morning. Recommend for great exercise.

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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

So I'm from michigan and I never thought I would be able to tolerate a bike ride in FL in august but the shade provided by the trees on this ride was perfect. I still went early in the day but that doesn't say much. There were a lot of people there and I had a little struggle finding parking.

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