Meander Under Magnificent Old-Growth Oak Branches In This Fairy Tale Park In Florida
By Marisa Roman|Published August 21, 2022
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
Tucked away in the heart of Jacksonville, Florida, there is a fairy tale-esque park that you might not expect to find. The historic Jessie Ball DuPont Park in Jacksonville is located in the Southbank area, surrounded by towering skyscrapers. One of the highlights of this park is a 250-year-old oak tree with some massive limbs. You have to see this gem in person to really appreciate it!