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

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

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