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The Osceola Forest neighborhood is located on the northwest side of Jacksonville, centrally located minutes from highways 295 and 95, on either side.
North Shore Park is located along the Trout River. It features oak trees, 3 playgrounds, 3 grills, a picnic shelter, and a paved one mile hiking trial.
The area is known for its award winning schools, a number of which are within walking distance, along sidewalk-lined paths. The Bible Baptist Academy is located less than 0.5 a mile away on Trout River Boulevard, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School is 0.8 miles away. Ribault Senior High School is located only 1.5 miles from the neighborhood, within easy walking or driving distance. Ribault High School offers a public swimming pool, open to the public throughout the year.
The Stage Aurora Theater is located 3 miles away, and is a non-profit African-American theater company with the mission of enlightening the mind through art. The theater group works with more than 3,000 local students through musical theater initiatives, outreach programs, and performing arts literacy programs. The group performs 3 to 4 productions annually.
The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is a popular local tourist attraction, and it is located a short 10 minute drive from the neighborhood. The zoo offers a walking safari experience, with more than 1,800 rare and exotic animals on display. The garden area features more than 1,000 species of plants. The zoo is open every day of the year, with the exception of Christmas, and offers free parking.
The Osceola Forest neighborhood is located in an exceptionally beautiful area of Jacksonville, near the Trout River, and its residents are within easy reach of a number of attractions, making the area very popular.