A nice, small little park with a playground, a few picnic tables and a modern restroom. BUT, Just behind the restrooms, up a very small hill is the tomb of John Ormond, out in the middle of no-where and like stated earlier, practically in some...更多
The burial mound sits just off the road, essentially in someone's backyard. We at first found this odd, but were glad that it wasn't just razed, which has been done before. The mound was a bit difficult to find. There is a park across the...更多
This is a real Florida park. The parking is in sand as well as most of the park. There are not many trees for shade so the park can be a hot experience. There are restrooms, playground equipment, picnic tables. Located along the scenic Loop...更多
We've driven past James Ormond Park a hundred times and never stopped, until yesterday when we had an hour to kill. I wanted to read the historical marker, and was interested to find out that Ormond Beach was named after James Ormond II, who moved...更多
Ormond Beach is named for James Ormond I, a Scotch-Irish sea captain commissioned by King Ferdinand VII of Spain to bring Franciscan settlers to the area. His son, James Ormond II died in 1829 and is buried in Ormond Tomb Park. My question is.. Why...更多
The name, because of the word "Tomb" in it, makes this park sound like it would be a morbid place to go. Indeed it's not. Lots of playground equipment for the kids and it appears to be well maintained.
If your up in the Loop in North Ormond this is a nice place to stop and let the kids run some energy off, plenty to climb and play on, pavilions and bathrooms, you won't find this place is very busy, you will probably enjoy...更多