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Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park

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Peaceful park with easily accessed prehistoric mounds

This is a pleasant state park just a short distance north of Tallahassee. It features easy access... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dawsonville, Georgia
Great for introduction to Native American history.

This small park is a wonderful location for anyone who is interested in learning about Native... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2018
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This important site dates back to the 13th century.
3600 Indian Mound Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32303-2300
+1 850-922-6007
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a pleasant state park just a short distance north of Tallahassee. It features easy access to 2 large ceremonial mounds, each with a well-maintained stairway to climb to the top to get a view of the landscape. The park also has picnic tables,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 5, 2018

This small park is a wonderful location for anyone who is interested in learning about Native American history in the Southeast. The mounds are accessible and a good way to discuss what the area was like at the time of the arrival of the Spanish...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

There is NOT much here to do EXCEPT enjoy the peace and quiet and be outside. We are such a fast-paced society it's hard to think back when some of us were kids and we actually enjoyed being outside ;) There are boards detailing the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

This is a nice peaceful park. It's well kept most of the times we visit, plenty of room to allow children to play and take a picnic lunch on the weekends.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RyChamberlain
Reviewed July 5, 2018

We had a lovely family picnic at these grounds. We may return some day but what we saw as we got the first burial ground were large GINORMOUS black bees ...that seemed to hide under the wood of the boardwalk you as soon as you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Reviewed July 4, 2018

I love to go here and just read about the Native Americans way of living in the area --long ago. I also like to "run" the 80 some steps to the top of the tallest mound and then just observe the area and realize how...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Marianne I
Reviewed April 11, 2018

Right near the Mission San Luis Park is this hidden quiet park. Large dog run areas are fenced, surrounded by lakes, trails and wooden walkways and bridges. Very quiet and peaceful area giving guests and visitors a chance to get away.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JRS540
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This place is so amazing and peaceful. Find a boat launch and you will be good ! So many birds and wildlife attractions you will be amazed.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Yamariz
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Visited for the first time in December. My husband and I were looking for a spiritual experience for his birthday. Decided to visit here since we both have indigenous ancestry in our immediate bloodline. We were happy to see the mounds but disappointed that the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank AunieH
Reviewed December 12, 2017

This is an excellent place for a picnic, as there are lots of tables available. There is also a covered pavilion and very nice bathrooms - real ones, not portable ones. We like to explore the trails and were delighted to find a new kiosk!...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank Faustina S
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