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Lake Ella & Fred Drake Park

N. Monroe and S. Lake Ella Dr., Tallahassee, FL
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First time at Lake Ella

Me and my friend visited here on our vacation and it is beautiful and peaceful. Many turtles... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Swansea, Illinois
Lovely park

Wonderful park area and lake. Lots of cute animals (including baby ducks) and possibilities to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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N. Monroe and S. Lake Ella Dr., Tallahassee, FL
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my friend visited here on our vacation and it is beautiful and peaceful. Many turtles, which I love. I am a photographer and got lots of great pictures.

Thank romeogirllisa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful park area and lake. Lots of cute animals (including baby ducks) and possibilities to rest. Great coffee shop, Black Dog, too.

Thank Fraeulein_Cornelia
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I guess I'd agree with others that I wouldn't go out of my way to visit here but if you are in this area of Tallahassee, take a wander around the lake and enjoy the park. Ignore the comments about too many ducks.....they found a...More

Thank Janna64
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit to just sit by the lake, go for a stroll, have a bite to eat on the patio or a snow cone.

Thank Doc J
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The atmosphere is very conducive to walking and running around the lake area. Many young and mature people were milling around and enjoying the ducks in the pond. Very good walking path and for dog walking as well. Small playground for young kids to swing.

1  Thank Buenita L
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Pretty park - Nice lake - My kids really enjoyed our stroll around the lake and watching the baby ducklings.

1  Thank Kara K
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Nice lake with fountains, too many ducks, and nice clean walkway circling the lake. This is NOT a destination place if you are from out of town -- just a place if you have an odd bit of ttime and it's convenient. However, if you...More

1  Thank features
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Families, couples, birthday partys, feeding the ducks, playing music in the gazaboo, walking paths, picnic tables and a swing. Very nice lake, park spot to spend a few hours.

1  Thank Toni M
Reviewed 1 February 2017

A really nice park to take a walk- the sidewalk encircles the lake. You'll encounter many varieties of ducks along the way. There are signs not to feed them, however we saw many people with popcorn and bread. There are also funky shops to one...More

1  Thank classicdj
Reviewed 28 December 2016

in a word. THURSDAY, be there. dont miss it. 7 or 8 food trucks with a variety of eats gather at Lake Ella with live music behind the cottages, come on down and check it out. Totally worth the trip. I promise!

2  Thank builder23
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Addresss so i can drive there from downtown tallahasee
28 December 2015|
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Response from RitaJuanita | Reviewed this property |
Punch in Tharpe Street & N Monroe intersection, and that should get you there. I don't think it has an actual address.
Is there any lodging that is nearby still in the country setting?
10 August 2015|
Response from autumn_everlasting | Reviewed this property |
This vacation rental is nearby (within 20 minutes), a two story farmhouse in a natural setting, lots of trees and a large yard. It is listing #323881 online at vrbo
who do you contact to have your wedding at lake ella
10 February 2015|
Response from Lucy A | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I don't know the answer to your question.