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Cascades Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

1001 S Gadsden St, Tallahassee, FL 32301, USA

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About Cascades 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.


Attractions Near Cascades Park

Smokey Hollow
Smokey Hollow0.38km from Cascades Park

Smokey Hollow, is a tranquil paradise with small-town charm. The winding roads of Smokey Hollow are lined with lush greenery and palm trees, making every drive feel like a breeze. Those looking for outdoor recreation will be delighted by the many parks that line the area, offering a variety of activities from camping and swimming to hiking trails and fishing spots. Visitors can take in incredible sunsets from the shores of Lake Monroe in the city’s northern end.

The Union Bank of Florida
The Union Bank of Florida0.44km from Cascades Park

The Union Bank of Florida, was established in 1886 to serve the financial needs of citizens across the region. This bank provided a wide range of services with regards to loans and deposits, including providing operational credit for farms and businesses, guaranteeing safety for any financial transactions made between its customers, and operating multiple branches throughout the state for people to access banking services more conveniently.

Riley House Museum
Riley House Museum0.49km from Cascades Park

The Riley House Museum is a special exhibit celebrating the county’s rich history and culture. The house, built in 1891 for John Riley, houses artifacts from the area’s past that tell the stories of its inhabitants. Visitors can learn about the first Seminole War and the beautiful architecture of early 1900’s French-Victorian style homes. Explore exhibits detailing cotton farming, fishing and forestry as well as local historic buildings such as churches and grist mills.

Tallahassee
Tallahassee0.54km from Cascades Park

Tallahassee is the capital of the state and within Leon County. It is a vibrant city with charming downtown streets, an amazing dining scene, and plenty of opportunities for entertainment. There's a blend of historic and modern attractions such as numerous museums, art galleries, theaters, and parks — including the lush Cascades Park with its splash fountain. Families can appreciate many educational attractions like the Challenger Learning Center and Flashback Family Fun Center.

Florida Historic Capitol Museum
Florida Historic Capitol Museum0.58km from Cascades Park

Located in the heart of Tallahassee - this museum offers an immersive look into politics, public policy and local history. Visitors can explore interactive exhibits that take them through the 1903 legislative session, walk through the inlaid terrazzo monument of the great leaders of Florida's past, and tour the historic 22nd Floor Governor's Suite. On special occasions, visitors can even witness talented reenactors filling their Senate Chamber with debate from days past.

Florida State Capitol
Florida State Capitol0.63km from Cascades 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.

Where is Cascades Park

Discover More Attractions in Leon County, Where Cascades Park Is Located

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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