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Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

3540 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32309-3413
+1 904-487-4556
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Maclay Gardens - Beauty All Year

Visited the Gardens many times over the years, including a sister's wedding. Always beautiful. This... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
wedding days

Beautiful place to have an outdoor wedding. Go while it's cool and warn the guests about getting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tallahassee, Florida
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3540 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32309-3413
+1 904-487-4556
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Gardens many times over the years, including a sister's wedding. Always beautiful. This most recent visit with a friend was a day trip during the azalea blooming season. Wow, absolutely gorgeous. Spent several hours enjoying the beautiful flowers and grounds. I believe it...More

Thank DragonflyGirl58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place to have an outdoor wedding. Go while it's cool and warn the guests about getting too close to the trees, bushes. Chiggers are terrible. May wedding was too hot. Otherwise, beautiful place for photographers and just a leisurely stroll.

Thank A9316UQrobertar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was such a beautiful place. The gardens are delightful. Only 6 dollars to get into the country park and it would be a great day with the kids for a picnic or BBQ- the BBQ and picnic tables are already there and swimming pool...More

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Visited Maclay twice during a recent trip to Tallahassee at the recommendation of my daughters. Maclay has a wonderful launch area for rowers & kayakers. We watched a few minutes then went on to the gardens, our main focus. The first day was rainy but...More

Thank krjmal
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I first stopped at the lake side where you can bring your family to play in the water and picnic. You can even bring a canoe or kayak to paddle around the lake. In the gardens, there are some nice brick paths...More

Thank Candace M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Maclay Gardens is a State Park inside the city limits. There is a beautiful garden as well as recreational opportunities such as hiking, swimming and boating. Look for seasonal highlights in the garden, like the annual camellia blossoms in December and Christmas decorations and lights.

Thank J3682BLcharlottel
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took our engagement pictures at this park, and we love coming during Christmas time for their event! It's super close to where we live and is well kept and clean! The foliage is always beautiful and makes you want to go...More

Thank Cathryn F
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This is a gem of a park, with beautiful gardens and winding paths. Popular wedding spot or a place to take visiting parents.

Thank Lydia N
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful park to walk through and enjoy the sounds and sights of nature. The reflecting pool, garden, pond, and all other "attractions" were great, but it was the peace and quiet of simply walking around that was my favorite part. A great...More

Thank Benjamin S
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to relax and chill. The best time to visit January to April (so I was told) when the gardens are in bloom. Whilst we went in June we still found it to be a beautiful and tranquil place and you can come and...More

Thank Barry K
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3 June 2017|
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Response from HappyTracys | Reviewed this property |
Yes, My husband takes the kids fishing there for fun.
29 May 2017|
Response from Fraeulein_Cornelia | Reviewed this property |
Think so, but only on a leash.
Crystal B
28 February 2017|
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Response from FamilyU86 | Reviewed this property |
About a mile North of the exit 203, Hwy 319 / Thomasville road.