About Us



Tree Hill Nature Center promotes environmental stewardship to the community through quality, hands-on educational programs and low-cost access to natural areas.


Tree Hill strives to become the leading resource in Jacksonville for environmental and sustainability education. We work to instill in all citizens in the Northeast Florida area a personal sense of stewardship for the environment through our one-of-a-kind contact with natural Florida habitats and our unique hands-on educational programs.

About Us

Located in the center of Jacksonville, Florida, Tree Hill is the perfect place in our community to benefit from important environmental programs and experience family fun in a natural environment. Tree Hill is home to more than 50 acres of trails, a Florida Natural History Museum, butterfly and hummingbird gardens and native animals.

We are open to the public Monday - Saturday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. We are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

 At Tree Hill Nature Center, school students and teachers have the opportunity to attend field study classes on forest ecology surrounded by Tree Hill's unique combination of three ecosystems and beautiful surroundings. Teacher workshops and adult training are provided (on and off-site) on a variety of environmental topics.