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Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park

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Tranquil Park with Native American Mounds

I visited Lake Jackson Mounds for a short walk. Park staff were present and gave me a detailed... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2019
William W
Tallahassee, Florida
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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 January 2, 2019
Dawsonville, Georgia
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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 3 weeks ago

We just decided to go by a grocery store at the end of the road to go down to the site and get some lunch and have a make shift picnic. Peaceful and quiet. No one was there other than an ambulance that was taking...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Vic P
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

I visited Lake Jackson Mounds for a short walk. Park staff were present and gave me a detailed overview of the park. There are two mounds near the parking area with stairways leading to platforms on top. Interpretive exhibits are informative and scattered about. Some...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank William W
Reviewed January 21, 2019 via mobile

This is an interesting site to spend a quick trip to. Two ancient Native American mounds are at the site that you can walk to the top of to see what the site looks like from. No ranger was present during our trip to answer...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cyoung1215
Reviewed January 2, 2019

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
Thank MommyofKings
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
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