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St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge

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Address: 1255 Lighthouse Road, Tallahassee, FL 32355
Phone Number: 850-925-6121
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The trail-runner's dream.

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This is a must see for travelers to the area. The eco system at its best. This is a must see for history buffs and anyone interested in light houses

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a must see for travelers to the area. The eco system at its best. This is a must see for history buffs and anyone interested in light houses

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one our favorite bicycle routes where the course is flat but can be windy since it is near the Gulf. It is a wonderful place to bird watch and spot native "critters".

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Thank Pirish66
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Such a beautiful place to visit!! So peaceful and relaxing!! A friend of mines grandmother grew up at the lighthouse, her dad was the light keeper.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really nice day trip from Tallahassee. While there not only did we see the lighthouse additionally a Bobcat family crossed our path. Beautiful sight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great lighthouse we were lucky enough to climb to the top for panoramic views. Old Florida nature at its best. Watch out for the alligators in and around the water and enjoy your visit to one of Florida's treasures.

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tallahassee, florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the other Florida, no glitz or neon or plastic. A sea of wetlands nourished by the Gulf of Mexico, a modest beach, boat landing, nature trails and a lonely lighthouse. Great birding and ALLIGATORS. No, don't even think about feeding them and keep a watch on small children and pets. In warm weather expect gnats. Good nature photo... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wide variety of vistas, habitats, salt & fresh water birding sites. Great hiking and off road bike trails lead to scenes of breath-taking beauty. Great place to recharge yourself and get back in touch with nature.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love being able to get back to nature. The Lighthouse is an intertwine landmark that must be seen. If you like seeing alligators in their native habitat along with other animals go to St. Marks Lighthouse.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Refuge is a haven for native Florida wildlife and migrating flocks of birds. It is active year-round with the each season bringing new and diverse species to the area. Alligators often are seen sunning on the banks of the levies that crisscross the refuge. As you follow old tramways, walk along salt marshes, and enjoy lush palm hammocks look... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is beautiful to see the lighthouse, wildlife, birds. You can even fish in front of the lighthouse. If you like to bike ride this is a great place for that!

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