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Pecan Park is a neighborhood in the upper north side of Jacksonville, Florida. Situated on the east side of Interstate 95, it is bounded on the south side by Duval Station Road, on the east by Starratt Road, and on the north by Yellow Bluff Road. This area is fortunate to be located just 20 minutes from the River City Marketplace Mall, which has a Walmart Superstore and clothing, shoe, sports, pet and building material stores, as well as restaurants and a theater. Local schools are Louis Sheffield Elementary School, Oceanway Middle School, and First Coast High School.
Flea markets enthusiasts can shop at nearby Pecan Park Flea and Farmers Market on Pecan Park Road. This is a popular site with a wide variety of merchandise. In addition to new and used items, fresh produce in season and a food court are also available. The market is open Saturdays and Sundays from 8 to 5.
Bethesda Park provides a year round recreation complex for Pecan Park residents. The park has a 20-acre stocked fishing lake, boardwalk through the woods, cabins, a camping area and picnic shelters for family gatherings. The grounds are also carefully designed to accommodate disabled visitors.
The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is located in the 32218 zip code area. It is the only zoo in northeast Florida with a walking safari. Some of the special habitats and exhibits are the Range of the Jaguar, the Giraffe Overlook and the Savanna Blooms garden. With over 1800 rare and exotic species of animals and over 1000 varieties of plants, as well as interactive and educational exhibits, both young and old enjoy visiting.