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

Where to Celebrate Parks & Recreation Month in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Trailahassee July is National Parks & Recreation Month, and, fortunately for residents of the Capital City, Tallahassee is abundant in fun, expansive, and unique parks. Check out this list of parks if you are looking to celebrate Parks & Recreation Month here in town. Brinkley Glen Park — Brinkley Glen Park offers 2.8 acres of green expanse and trails for … Continue reading Where to Celebrate Parks & Recreation Month in Tallahassee

Celebrate Summer with Cascade Park’s Sundown Concert Series

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Downtown Tallahassee Nothing says summer quite like a night at Cascades Park as the sky burns with a sunset, the heat dies down, and a local band plays in front of you. Each month at Cascade’s Amphitheater, you can catch the free Sundown Concert Series taking place from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. from May and to November. The Tally Wire chatted … Continue reading Celebrate Summer with Cascade Park’s Sundown Concert Series

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