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Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park

3600 Indian Mound Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32303-2300
+1 850-922-6007
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Family Reunion

We went to this state park and had a good time. There are plenty of pavillions for families to... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
Donecia G
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Pensacola, Florida
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History's slow fade

There are old mound sites scattered around the southeast, and the most impressively maintained ones... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2015
ScottInPTC-GA
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Peachtree City, Georgia
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This important site dates back to the 13th century.
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3600 Indian Mound Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32303-2300
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We went to this state park and had a good time. There are plenty of pavillions for families to gather. There is also a pavillion with grill to cook. The pavillion had electircal outlets and they are situated under trees. There is a playground for...More

Thank Donecia G
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

There are old mound sites scattered around the southeast, and the most impressively maintained ones I've seen are at Cahokia, IL (Cahokia), Macon, GA (Ocmulgee), and Blakely, GA (Kolomoki, not so far away from here). It must be said that these mounds are not as...More

1  Thank ScottInPTC-GA
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This was one of our first stops in Tallahassee. I'd been years before, back when my family moved to the Tallahassee area, and we thoroughly enjoyed it. My boyfriend researched parks in the area and wanted to come here, so we did. We enjoyed the...More

2  Thank RitaJuanita
Reviewed 23 August 2015

I always enjoy being out in the fresh air but overall, this park was a disappointment. My husband and walked the trail and visited the mounds but we just couldn't work up any excitement over what we were viewing. There is a nice picnic shelter...More

2  Thank Smiles4miles
Reviewed 16 August 2015

we went to the mound read the sign. we walked up the stairs at the mounds and saw nothing. we walked the path to the end and saw 1 sign on a tree and that was it. I expected to see a mound with a...More

1  Thank Lola E
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Excitement with kids quickly turned to boredom. Nice quiet area if out for a stroll. I thought the mounds were impressive, a little to read and learn along the way.

1  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Well, if you were to have a family reunion, this would be a great place. Trees produce lots of shade. Picnic tables and a large cement area for large groups. Area was beautiful and green. Children would be able to run and play. All there...More

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Having visited a few other Native American mounds in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee I was expecting more mounds and for the sites to be a little better kept but overall it was interesting area to visit. I always enjoy looking at the interpretive signs and...More

1  Thank Luis C
Reviewed 5 March 2015 via mobile

Maybe I am biased because I'm from the west coast and the scenery is different. But I was hoping this would be moderately spectacular as there is a vibrant history associated with this site. However, I was extremely disappointed. 3 dollars for a decent park...More

1  Thank Meaghanmac
Reviewed 21 February 2015

I went on a very wet, grey winters day so I had the place to myself which is always interesting in my book. The little creek was flowing out of its banks and the walk was a little soggy but nice. Nice place to spend...More

1  Thank Peter H
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