After four months of closure due to damage sustained by Hurriance Matthew, Huguenot Park has reopened to day visitors.
On January 31 at 8AM, Huguenot Memorial Park (10980 Heckscher Drive - 32226) reopened to the public. The park was temporarily closed, fololwing extensive damage sustained during Hurricane Matthew in October. While the park has reopened, there are ongoing repairs that require alternate hours. Currently, the park is open daily, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Camping and shelter rentals are not available at this time.
During the storm, the park sustained damage to its main access road, office building, dunes and shelters. while the expectation was to reopen by spring, officials worked diligently to address the immediate needs and damages, contributing to a much earlier re-entry for visitors. However there are continued repairs being led and conducted over the next several months.
Managed jointly by federal, state and city government, Huguenot Memorial Park is one of more than 400 parks in the city of Jacksonville.
For more information on park access, persons should call (904) 255-4255.