Ames Park - Ormond Beach, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 29° 16.848 W 081° 03.179
17R E 494853 N 3239097
Ames Park is located along the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (also known as the Halifax River in this area) in Ormond Beach, Florida, USA.
Waymark Code: WMJGTY
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 11/17/2013
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 6

The following information is from the Sports Volusia website:

"The 2.2-acre site, originally owned by former Union Army General Adelbert Ames, was purchased by the City of Ormond Beach in 1973. It sits along the Halifax River and offers a fishing pier, pavilion, picnic area, scenic walking path and restrooms. Also on the property is the Ames House, which has been used as the city attorney's office since 1999."

Name: Ames Park

Street Location: 195 S. Beach Street

Local Municipality: Ormond Beach

State/Province, etc.: Florida

Country: USA

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: Union Army General Adelbert Ames

Date Established: City purchased the property in 1976.

Picnic Facilities: Picnic area, pavilion

Recreational Facilities:
Playground, fishing pier.

Monuments/Statues: None

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Several wildlife statues, including an alligator, owl, and walrus.

Fountains: One small fountain that is not currently in operation.

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Intracoastal

Special Events: Unknown

Traditional Geocaches:
Like a bridge over troubled water Traditional | GC5HQW6 by jrobisonster 142ft N Last of the 4 Corners Traditional | GC19TYN by teamgeoscouters 0.4mi N

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