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Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park

3600 Indian Mound Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32303-2300
+1 850-922-6007
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Peaceful and Relaxing

If you are looking for historical text and artifacts, visit the nearby San Luis. This site is... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Elizabeth N
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Florida Panhandle, Florida
Florida State Parks are the BEST

Love the site interpretation; cool history and a beautiful peaceful place. Could use more visible... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
dwew35
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Crawfordville, Florida
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This important site dates back to the 13th century.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good24%
  • Average45%
  • Poor2%
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3600 Indian Mound Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32303-2300
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

If you are looking for historical text and artifacts, visit the nearby San Luis. This site is undisturbed burial mounds in a peaceful N. FL setting. I wouldn't recommend this as an "attraction" for visitors traveling through Tallahassee, but it is a must visit for...More

1  Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Love the site interpretation; cool history and a beautiful peaceful place. Could use more visible staff but understand budget restrictions.

Thank dwew35
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is not the best place to go to during spring and summer well because of bugs, humidity and heat. The historical significance although nice is barely on display. Clearly the budget for the park is lacking. The signs are also faded from weathering. Great...More

1  Thank Fabiola925
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We joined the local bird club for a Saturday walk around the park and then checked out the archaeological mounds and a very nice trail that took us to a former mill site dating back to the 1800's when the property had been a plantation....More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We decided to go here because it was close to where we were staying. It is a picnic area with a history. There are a couple of mounds that you can walk up stairs to get to the top of and there are signs to...More

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 17 February 2017

It's a nice place to visit if you want to get out for a short walk. It would also be a great place to take your dog for a walk or to visit with small children.

Thank MekaMeka
Reviewed 10 January 2017

A hidden gem, and a truly beautiful state park. Gorgeous trees and a creek that runs by. Not very many people, quiet and calm.

1  Thank Kat A
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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Variety of trails to select from. Wooden stairs to top of two of the mounds are close to parking area. One path required dexterity to navigate temporary boards on the ground through a muddy area which added more fun to the adventure for our granddaughter....More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Lake Jackson Mounds preserves several beautifully preserved "Fort Walton" or Mississippian-era mounds and has a beautiful nature trail that winds through the remains of a 19th century plantation farming operation. The largest of the mounds is absolutely magnificent in size!

Thank TwoEggTV
Reviewed 20 July 2016

A bit of history tucked away just off Lake Jackson. Interesting mounds and history of the early peoples of that area. When you walk the area and see how close it was to the lake, you can get a glimpse of what their life may...More

Thank Stacey C
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