It's another perfect day in Tallahassee and you just want to get outside and enjoy it, right? I know the perfect place! Whether you want to kayak on Lake Hall, hike the scenic trails, stroll through the formal gardens, play on the playground, or simply picnic and watch the birds, Maclay Gardens is the place you need to head. Conveniently located in the northeastern "Red Hills" area of town, just off Thomasville Road, this nearly 1200 acre park is a peaceful oasis of beauty tucked into a bustling city.
Entrance fees to this State of Florida owned park are dependent upon the time of year you are visiting, activities you are participating in, and the type of transportation you take into the park. Maclay Gardens also hosts several annual special events, as well as monthly programs and workshops. Call ahead, or check the website for the schedule and exact pricing: 850.487.4556 or http://www.floridastateparks.org/maclaygardens/.