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Address: 4110 Gator Bowl Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32202
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+1 904-630-0837
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A great park

We have been to this park for several local events. It is on the water and parking is close. Bathrooms were large and fairly clean.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Cowgirlkc
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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221 reviews
57 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to this park for several local events. It is on the water and parking is close. Bathrooms were large and fairly clean.

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1 Thank Cowgirlkc
Florida
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367 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the park to catch some Pokémon. The park has many benches and landscaping. It was an awesome place to Pokémon hunt.

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1 Thank StAuggie12
Orange Park, Florida
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128 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Great place to go for a date, family gathering, business, or just site seeing on the river, take a boat to the Southside of river. Things are really growing down there with shops, restaurants, living downtown

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1 Thank Barbara F
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55 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Been there several times. Rockville is the best. You might expect a rough crowd in downtown Jax but the security is great. Food isn't great but good. If it rains it gets muddy fast.

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Thank Tim W
Jacksonville
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

If going for a concert get there early. Leave the bag to your chair in the car, can't take them in. Coolers welcome, but only with water or soda. That's how they make their money. Would recommend eating before you go, unless you like the standard hamburger/hot dogs.

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Thank Susan R
Florida
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37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

This place has really gone downhill. I believe they cannot even use the main stage any more due to safety concerns with the cover. This is definitely a place you do not want to be when it rains or within a few days of a good down pour. It's a muddy mess. It's really sad because growing up, it was... More 

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Thank ufgirl76
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

We came in from the Carolinas for Funkfest 2016 and it did not disappoint. The location was great and easy to navigate. There were plenty of bathrooms to accommodate the large crowd and the lines were never extremely long as expected. Perfect location right on the water!!

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Thank Kristi W
Birmingham, Alabama
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53 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Enjoyed a concert at the venue and was pleased overall. Spacious yet not too large, good pathways, bit of shade as well. The areas where the main stages were located however was primarily dirt which was annoying due to the dust and mess but pleased overall.

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1 Thank lbrymer
Tallahassee, Florida
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68 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

If you go for nothing else at Metropolitan park, you must go for Welcome to Rockville. This was one of the best experiences ever. Jacksonville has been putting on Rockville since 2011. The staff were exceptional. The crowds were manageable, and never got out of hand. Jax Fire and Rescue and Sheriff's dept. on hand. They are the true rock... More 

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Thank islandgirl0719
Jacksonville, FL
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87 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

I have been there for both large and small events. It's always fun. As long as you are not one to pass judgement. My kind of fun and someone else's kind of fun may be different. Respect that !! As long as no one is hurting you, let them have their own fun and don't judge them. They have VIP... More 

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