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Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

3540 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32309-3413
+1 904-487-4556
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Flowers and Fountains

Another beautiful Florida State Park. Slowly wander through this botanical paradise, surrounded by... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2016
Anne H

Absolutely beautiful any time of year, but can be crowded on holidays. A great place for family... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2016
Tallahassee, Florida
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3540 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32309-3413
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Reviewed October 3, 2016

Another beautiful Florida State Park. Slowly wander through this botanical paradise, surrounded by exotic flowers. Stumble across bridges, fountains, and lakes in a park reminiscent of a palace garden that is being overtaken again by wilderness. Great location for weddings, bridal and engagement photo shoots,...More

Thank Anne H
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful any time of year, but can be crowded on holidays. A great place for family photos, or to just break away from capital city life.

Thank jmtcaw02
Reviewed September 7, 2016

I have been to the gardens and parc several times and these have never disappointed. The gardens have an additional entry fee at certain times of the year when most of the flowers are in bloom. It's really great for a nice walk and if...More

Thank Nicolle T
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

An old favorite. Great place to spend a lazy day in good weather. Bring a blanket, a picnic, a camera. Come alone or with children, parents or a sweetheart. Best times are any time but the hottest days of summer. Camellias bloom in Fall and...More

Thank D M
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Spent the day just relaxing & studying for an exam...the beach was kind of weird though...the water was VERY warm & had little tiny green balls floating in it...

Thank Ardena B
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

It was very beautiful and quiet. Me and my children got some nice pictures there. It was nice to get out of the hotel and see this place I'm glad we went.

Thank Terrie T
Reviewed August 3, 2016

My wife and I went to the gardens for the morning. We found it very relaxing and peaceful. It was an easy walk on a brick path. There were no steep hills to climb. Sadly we were there in August and there were no flowers...More

Thank Capt Andy f f
Reviewed August 1, 2016

Lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon, well kept gardens to enjoy a peaceful walk through. Perfect place to take photo's of your family or a special event.

Thank andy890
Reviewed July 26, 2016

I entered Maclay Gardens State Park with a friend for a walk. I had never been there before and was quiet pleased with the park and its features. i three simple words, "It was Beautiful". I found it to be well taken care of with...More

1  Thank norona52
Reviewed July 25, 2016

This beautiful state park is located close to shopping and restaurants, but once inside, you feel the quiet beauty of nature all around you. The first section of the park contains a picnic area, a playground, bathroom facilities, covered pavilion, and a small beach along...More

1  Thank Wingerc2
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October 13, 2017|
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Response from Candace M | Reviewed this property |
The website states: "Many brides and grooms get married in the beautiful gardens at Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park. For information about weddings in the Gardens, please call." Just google "Maclay Gardens - Weddings... More
June 2, 2017|
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Response from HappyTracys | Reviewed this property |
Yes, My husband takes the kids fishing there for fun.
May 29, 2017|
Response from Fraeulein_Cornelia | Reviewed this property |
Think so, but only on a leash.