Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park, Tallahassee

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The Alfred B. Maclay State Gardens is a 1,176-acre (4.76 km2) Florida State Park, botanical garden and historic site, located in Tallahassee, in northeastern Florida. The address is 3540 Thomasville Road.

The gardens are also a U.S. historic district known as the Killearn Plantation Archeological and Historic District. It received that designation on August 16, 2002. According to the National Register of Historic Places, it contains 18 historic buildings, 4 structures and 4 objects.

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  • We decided to spend a half day at the park, and really enjoyed the QR Readers with neat information as we walked thru the gardens. Plus, we enjoyed a picnic at the rec area.  more »
  • Spent time here walking around lovely Lake Hall trail (about 4 miles) and visiting the Maclay Gardens. The Maclay House is closed for COVID restrictions, but the gardens are open. The gardens are not....  more »
  • A beautiful and relaxing place to wander either alone or with someone. I was lucky to witness a proposal by the reflection pond! Well maintained, with swimming, fishing, boating, canoeing, hiking and more outdoorsy stuff. The gardens are lovely and inspiring to all creative types (writing, photography, sketching). Definitely going back between Jan & April for the blooming season!
  • A very gorgeous and relaxing place for wander, fishing, boating with your friends or families. The garden is small than you think, but it is pretty beautifully. It is really worth time. Besides there is a playground for children.

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