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Jackson Park is a small neighborhood located in Asheville, North Carolina and best known for its convenient location. Indeed, its easy access to schools, restaurants, parks and highways, make this neighborhood quite a desirable one. The neighborhood is characterized by a predominance of single family homes featuring nicely sized yards. Roads are lined with many trees providing shade in the summer and cleaning the air year round. Jackson Park is also a very walkable neighborhood, allowing many errands to be accomplished on foot.
Parents of school age children will find a variety of schools to choose from nearby. Ira B Jones Elementary School off Kimberly Avenue, Asheville Catholic School off Culvern Street, Claxton Elementary School off Merrimon Avenue, Odyssey Community School off Zillicoa Street are a few schools found nearby. The Learning Center of Asheville Orton Academy, right off Colonial Place is a private special education school. The Chabad House off Merrimon Avenue, on the other hand, is a Hebrew school for children age four through thirteen.
Jackson Park is also very close to the University Of North Carolina At Asheville off University Heights. With small class sizes, award-winning faculties and 30 different majors offered, this university offers a stimulating environment for the 3,700 undergraduate students who frequent it. The D. Hiden Ramsey Library is also in the area right by University Heights.
For those looking for a place to relax and enjoy fresh air, Mullen Park may be the ideal place. Those interested in botany instead will like to visit The Botanical Gardens at Asheville, located in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. There are no entry fees and both the park and the gardens are open to the public from dawn to dusk every day, weather permitting. Hikers will certainly enjoy visiting the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.