4 Tallahassee Parks to Explore While Social Distancing

By Cristi McKee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Amid COVID-19 concerns, you can still participate in outside activities at some of Tallahassee’s local, beautiful parks. Here are four local parks to consider visiting for a reprieve from indoor activities.

Governor’s Park — Truly a hidden Tallahassee gem, Governor’s Park is a prime spot for walking, kite flying, biking, picnics, and exploring. Railroad tracks border the park, and ponds are abundant throughout. Download a map of this park, here.

Lafayette Heritage Trail Park — Tucked away in a residential neighborhood lies Lafayette Heritage Trail Park, a perfect spot for walking, fishing, trail running, kayaking, mountain biking, and more. A map of this park can be found, here.

Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park — This park features numerous shared-use trails for mountain biking, hiking, walking, and more. An observation tower allows a view of Lake Jackson, and bluebirds and butterflies are abundant. Read more about this park, here.

AJ Henry Park — Nestled in the Killearn Estates neighborhood, this park features numerous trails to walk, a boardwalk to view the lake from, a picnic area, and bird watching opportunities. Basketball courts and soccer nets are also on site. Find a map of AJ Henry Park, here.

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