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Lake Ella & Fred Drake Park

N. Monroe and S. Lake Ella Dr., Tallahassee, FL
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Lovely Place For A Stroll

You can walk around the lake, feed the ducks, sit in the gazebo and simply chill. Then there is the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Blairsville, Georgia
We come here to watch the ducks and just relax

My son begs to come here to watch the ducks; while signs indicate clearly that feeding them is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tallahassee, Florida
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  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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N. Monroe and S. Lake Ella Dr., Tallahassee, FL
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You can walk around the lake, feed the ducks, sit in the gazebo and simply chill. Then there is the Black Dog Cafe where you can get a great chai!

Thank jeanadrienne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son begs to come here to watch the ducks; while signs indicate clearly that feeding them is illegal and discouraged...we still like coming here. there are restaurants nearby and also some very cools treats and shops ff the Monroe side that offer ice cream...More

Thank karebear7006
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another Tallahassee place to visit, Lake Ella has a variety of things to see and do--if all you want to do is walk the lake--that's not so bad especially when you can people-watch. Quite a few services are there, so if you're hungry, want to...More

1  Thank tkanjas
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I walk regularly with a group of friends, usually once a week. The trail around the lake is completely paved--just be careful of the occasional "calling card" left by the waterfowl that inhabit the area! An evening stroll can be quite picturesque--and a bit cooler...More

Thank flstateprof
Reviewed 22 July 2017

If you are looking to take pictures for that special occasion, this little park is for you. They also have water spraying in the air. Check out the turtles taking in the sun on the rocks in the middle of the lake. Went here to...More

Thank bob312
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Lake Ella is a great place to get away from the hustle of the city. Nice lake park to go for a walk, walk your dog, biking, sit and watch the wildlife on the lake. There are also several little boutique shops for shopping.

Thank M5Mediapixs
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Where can you really go nowadays without admission prices? This delightful lake and park, for the price, is a winner! It is informative, a delightful walk with people who feel the same way as I do, flora and fauna within the city, even some historical...More

Thank Ria W
Reviewed 12 June 2017

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 26 May 2017 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 16 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
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29 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.
11 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
11 February 2015|
Response from Lucy A | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I don't know the answer to your question.