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This is not the best place to go to during spring and summer well because of bugs, humidity and heat.
The historical significance although nice is barely on display. Clearly the budget for the park is lacking.
The signs are also faded from weathering.
We joined the local bird club for a Saturday walk around the park and then checked out the archaeological mounds and a very nice trail that took us to a former mill site dating back to the 1800's when the property had been a plantation....More
We decided to go here because it was close to where we were staying. It is a picnic area with a history. There are a couple of mounds that you can walk up stairs to get to the top of and there are signs to...More
Variety of trails to select from. Wooden stairs to top of two of the mounds are close to parking area. One path required dexterity to navigate temporary boards on the ground through a muddy area which added more fun to the adventure for our granddaughter....More
Lake Jackson Mounds preserves several beautifully preserved "Fort Walton" or Mississippian-era mounds and has a beautiful nature trail that winds through the remains of a 19th century plantation farming operation. The largest of the mounds is absolutely magnificent in size!
A bit of history tucked away just off Lake Jackson. Interesting mounds and history of the early peoples of that area. When you walk the area and see how close it was to the lake, you can get a glimpse of what their life may...More
While traveling through Tallahassee we were looking for a place to stop for lunch and go for a walk before returning to our drive. The Lake Jackson Mounds and Archeological State Park was the perfect find. There were several trails to hike through the woods....More