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Lake Lucina is a scenic neighborhood in Duval County, Jacksonville, Florida. The community is located in zip code 32211, and residents have a median age of 31.7 years. Lake Lucina consists mainly of single-family homes and apartments. Merrill Road borders Lake Lucina to the north, Townsend Boulevard to the east, Terry Parker Drive North to the south, and University Boulevard North to the west.
Public schools in the area include Lake Lucina Elementary School, Justina Road Elementary School, Fort Caroline Middle School, Arlington Middle School, Terry Parker High School and Andrew Jackson High School. Universities nearby include Jones College, Florida Technical College, and Jacksonville University, which is within walking distance of the Lake Lucina neighborhood.
Lake Lucina has some sidewalks available for pedestrians, and a public swimming pool called Blue Cypress Swimming Pool, an eight-minute drive away. Terry Parker Pool and Park features tennis courts, sports fields, and swimming pools. Nearby Cesery Park has a playground and picnic areas.
For our canine friends, Dog Wood Park features fenced canine play areas, swimming ponds, bathing stations, and was featured in the 2009 Dog Fancy magazine’s “Best Dog Parks in America” issue.
The popular east coast beaches such as Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, and Atlantic Beach are within a 30-minute drive from Lake Lucina and feature many water sport activities, as well as sun and sand fun. Several golf courses are in the area, such as Blue Cypress Golf Club, Mill Cove Golf Club, and Hidden Hills Country Club.
Local attractions such as Tree Hill Nature Center offer residents hiking and bicycle paths. The Museum of Science and History is an excellent educational opportunity for the whole family. The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens is a 15-minute drive from the Lake Lucina neighborhood, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.