3 Tallahassee Fishing Spots to Check Out

By The Tally Wire staff | Photo: Brady Rogers Whether you prefer traditional fishing or fly fishing, Tallahassee offers a variety of freshwater lakes all throughout the city to visit and do so at. Check out these 3 Tallahassee fishing spots. Lake Talquin — Lake Talquin is a widespread reservoir, found just west of Tallahassee, that is an ideal spot for boating and fishing. Located … Continue reading 3 Tallahassee Fishing Spots to Check Out

Governor’s Park a Hidden Tallahassee Park Gem

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Cristi McKee Nestled away on the side of Blairstone Road, between Park Avenue and Mahan Road, lies Governor’s Park, a hidden Tallahassee park gem. An ideal spot to picnic, fly a kite, take photos, jog, and walk the dogs, Governor’s Park will surprise visitors in the best way possible. Governor’s Park’s dirt parking lot sits underneath the Blairstone Road overpass, … Continue reading Governor’s Park a Hidden Tallahassee Park Gem

Above Tallahassee Offers Free, Virtual Drone Rides Above Tallahassee Parks

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: City of Tallahassee Have you ever wanted to take a virtual drone ride? Here is your chance!  The City of Tallahassee‘s Above Tallahassee now offers virtual drone rides above Tallahassee parks through aerial view videos of the city’s most beloved recreational spots. On their YouTube channel, you can “See our parks with a new perspective as you take … Continue reading Above Tallahassee Offers Free, Virtual Drone Rides Above Tallahassee Parks

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 … Continue reading 4 Tallahassee Parks to Explore While Social Distancing

A guide to state parks in (or around) Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee As the capital of Florida, Tallahassee is most known for the government buildings it is home to, like the “old” and “new” capitol buildings, the Florida Supreme Court, and the Florida Department of Education. What many don’t know is that Tallahassee and its surrounding communities are actually home to numerous historical, unique and expansive state parks. From sites of Florida Civil War … Continue reading A guide to state parks in (or around) Tallahassee

Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological Park: A Serene Piece of History

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Cristi McKee When sitting atop the platform that overlooks Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park, it is difficult to picture a time that this land encompassed a vivid southeastern socio-religious complex instead of a quiet, peaceful green expanse. Once, in approximately, 1200 A.D. to 1500 A.D., this state park was the home of Lake Jackson Indians. Most likely the ‘Southeastern … Continue reading Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological Park: A Serene Piece of History

10 Tallahassee Parks and What to Do at Them

By Cristi McKee Tallahassee is abundant in gorgeous, woodsy, multi-use parks, with nearly every park in town lending itself to a unique activity which can be done there. Some offer places to canoe, others offer places to swim (any Florida resident knows that one most likely cannot swim and canoe in the same body of water due to alligators), while some parks are optimal for … Continue reading 10 Tallahassee Parks and What to Do at Them