Forest Trails is a neighborhood within Jacksonville, Florida.
Forest Trails is good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier areas, especially near the railway line. Parks are spread out sparsely, which results in them being very difficult to reach from the majority of locations within this neighborhood. Despite that, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, including Thomas Creek Wildlife Management Area.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Forest Trails is an important part of its character. Most housing in this neighborhood was built since the year 2000, during its latest housing boom. There is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this part of Jacksonville. Home owners occupy roughly three quarters of the properties in Forest Trails and one quarter are rented.
This part of the city does not have any high schools or primary schools. Concerning eating, doing one's groceries usually demands the use of a vehicle in Forest Trails.
The favored approach to move around in Forest Trails is very often a car. Parking is generally easy. However, the public transit service in this part of the city is not very frequent. Thankfully, property owners benefit from a few bus lines. Forest Trails is not very convenient for traveling on foot as almost no common errands can be run without needing to resort to a car.