Thursday, August 25, 2005

Skate Park Guide

This guide is a work in progress, and more parks will be added as I get around to it, or you people get cracking on sending in your own to me. Hope this is helpful to some of you folks looking for skateparks in Jacksonville and the surrounding areas.

In Jacksonville:

Ed Austin Park off Monument Road in Arlington
My writeup can be found here. Also Part of the Go Skate Day coverage.

Jayson Colon @ Ed Austin Skatepark

Racetrack Road Skatepark (do we have an official name for this? It isn't even on the map!)
My Writeup can be found here.

Racetrack Road Park - Isak Spoor, frontside rock on the mini with very little flatbottom

Atlantic Beach - Rotary Club Skatepark
Writeup can be found here. Transition-only park. Well... there is that 9 foot tall handrail. So, Almost all transition/bowls. Also part of the go skate day writeup.



Emerson Skatepark, AKA Cuba Hunter Park
A Small Writeup and Photos of the park while empty can be found here.
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Outside Jacksonville

Orange Park Public Skatepark in Orange Park, FL.
This is a totally free Park Located on Fromhart Street in Orange Park, FL. For a full writeup including photos of the Park, check here.

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Skater Vader park and shop in Middleburg, FL.
Small writeup and a photo found here. This park has been closed, according to some emails.


Wadsworth Park, Flagler Beach, FL (Palm Coast)
Tour Article can be found here. Park Writeup Can be found here.

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Hamilton Upchurch Park, St. Augustine FL
(Surf Station, Anastasia) 




Small writeup and map can be found here.















Treaty Park / Robert-Laryn Skatepark -
St. Augustine FL



Writeup can be found here.














Orlando Skatepark
Orlando, FL


Writeup can be found here.

10 comments:

  1. I'm working on emerson, among all the other parks. It's a work in progress, just haven't had time to go shoot photos of the place.

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  2. i can do that if you like... im up there all the time. could get some good photos by this weekend and even a little write up...

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  3. Just send me an email, with any photos and text you want to go with it. I'd be glad to see it.

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  4. I heard Skater Vader is no longer in business.

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  5. racetrack road skatepark has been refered to as "aberdeen skatepark" don't ask me why.

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  6. theres fernidina skate park and ponte vedra park.... there both kinda small

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  7. What about Boardz???

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