Located in the center of Jacksonville, Florida, Tree Hill Nature Center is the place in our community to benefit from important environmental programs and experience family fun in a natural environment. Home to 50 acres of trails, a Florida Natural History Museum, butterfly and hummingbird gardens and native animals, Tree Hill Nature Center has provided the best in environmental and energy education to our community for over three decades.
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 eco-systems and beautiful surroundings. Teacher workshops and adult training are provided (on and off-site) on a variety of environmental topics. Nature walks, a natural history museum, live animal displays and a butterfly house provide a fun learning experience for visitors of all ages.
The Joseph A. Strasser Amphitheatre is available year-round for half-day and full-day facility rentals for a variety of events, including: weddings, birthday parties, workshops, corporate receptions and team building activities. The amphitheater is a user-friendly, open air venue featuring three levels of informal seating that surround a central stage. 250 guests can comfortably sit directly on these informal seating areas inside the covered amphitheater. The amphitheater is surrounded by 50 acres of natural land and a lush nature trail, making it the perfect venue for a variety of memorable events.
Tree Hill Nature Center promotes environmental awareness to the community through educational programs and access to natural areas.