Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park in Leon County, Florida, United States - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

3540 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32309, USA

Lake/ River/ Ponds
Grasslands
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Forests
National Parks

About Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

This is a huge biosphere reserve located in the heart of Leon county, Florida. The gardens are also a U.S. historic district known as the Killearn Plantation Archeological and Historic District. According to the National Register of Historic Places, it contains 18 historic buildings, 4 structures, and 4 objects. These beautiful ornamental gardens were first planted in 1923 by  Alfred. b and Louis Mc lay after they purchased this as their winter home.


Attractions near Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

Lake Jackson6.61km from Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

Lake Jackson is a shallow, prairie lake on the north side of Leon County, Florida. The lake is located in the Red Hills Region, and has fluctuated from periods of being dry to a maximum elevation of 96 feet above sea level.

Lake Jackson Mounds State Park6.69km from Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park is one of the most important archaeological sites in Florida. he complex originally included seven earthwork mounds, a public plaza and numerous individual village residences.

Tallahassee Automobile Museum9.27km from Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

Also known as the Tallahassee Automobile and Collectibles Museum, is an automobile museum in Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida. The museum's collection includes over 160 automobiles

Florida State Capitol9.4km from Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

The Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida, is an architecturally and historically significant building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Florida Department of Management Services maintains the Capitol Complex, which is open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Museum of Florida History9.49km from Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

The Museum of Florida History is the U.S. state of Florida's history museum, housing exhibits and artifacts covering its history and prehistory. The museum features a gallery with exhibits that change every few months. Current displays include Beaches, Creatures, and Cowboys: Florida Movie Posters and The Florida Highwaymen Paintings.

Cascades Park9.56km from Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

This is a 24-acre park along the stream known as the St. Augustine Branch in Tallahassee, Florida. It is a Nationally Registered Historic Place because it influenced the territorial government's choice of the capital city's location. It also contains Florida's Prime meridian marker monument which is the foundation point for most land mapping throughout Florida.

Where is Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

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A small county in the state of Florida which was named after the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León. There are so many things to explore in and around this county. the two major public universities in Florida are situated in this county.