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Lake Jackson Mounds State Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

3600 Indian Mound Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32303, USA

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About Lake Jackson Mounds 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.


Attractions Near Lake Jackson Mounds State Park

Lake Jackson
Lake Jackson3.13km from Lake Jackson Mounds 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.

Lichgate on High Road
Lichgate on High Road4.42km from Lake Jackson Mounds State Park

Lichgate on High Road is an impressive architectural beauty. The 15-acre property features a mansion of Greek Revival style, which includes unique features such as the three sided tower at the front and a beautiful portico with columns. The grounds of the property are home to centuries-old live oaks, magnolias and cedars - all of which represent southern heritage and grandeur. With such majestic environs, Lichgate is renown for its stunning visual appeal.

Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park
Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park4.45km from Lake Jackson Mounds State Park

Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park is a must-see destination with over 300 acres of trails, meadows and forest, it is the perfect spot for hiking and biking in nature. The park also boasts many native plants, trees and birds, making it a popular spot for wildlife viewing. Other amenities include a large fishing pond and multiple picnic areas throughout the grounds for ample family time outside. With its vast array of activities and natural beauty, this park is an excellent destination.

J. Lee Vause Park and Dog Park
J. Lee Vause Park and Dog Park5.64km from Lake Jackson Mounds State Park

J. Lee Vause Park and Dog Park can provide the perfect escape for families and their furry friends alike. The six-acre park features a solar energy area, nature trails, wildlife observation sites, a playground area, picnic spots, and plenty of open space for an afternoon of quality family time. Dog owners will love the centerpiece attraction; the two acre off-leash fenced dog park with separate small and large dog areas that make it easy for everyone to have an enjoyable visit!

Lake Ella
Lake Ella5.68km from Lake Jackson Mounds State Park

Lake Ella is a peaceful oasis and favorite locals spot. Its crystal clear waters are surrounded by trees with sloping banks that lead to grassy fields on either side. With picnic areas, benches, and bike racks that are installed along the lake's perimeter it's perfect for an afternoon BBQ or stroll in the sun. Whether you want to swim in the refreshing lake water or just enjoy some relaxation near its peaceful shoreline, the park is open dawn to dusk for everyone's enjoyment.

Mission San Luis
Mission San Luis5.71km from Lake Jackson Mounds State Park

Mission San Luis de Apalachee was a Spanish Franciscan mission built in 1633 in the Florida Panhandle. The mission was part of Spain's effort to colonize the Florida Peninsula and to convert the Timucuan and Apalachee Indians to Christianity. The mission lasted until 1704 when it was evacuated and destroyed to prevent its use by an approaching militia of Creek Indians and South Carolinians.

Where is Lake Jackson Mounds State Park

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Leon County
Leon County
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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.

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