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“Amazing view!”

St. Marks Lighthouse
Ranked #10 of 84 things to do in Tallahassee
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This 80-foot tower features a giant reflector lens and is the perfect spot for weddings.
Reviewed 29 April 2014

I have visited this lighthouse three times now. I love the view of the bay and the fact that they have an observation deck overlooking the bay, refuge and lighthouse. The only thing to keep in mind is if you try to take photos of the lighthouse from the refuge path that there are alligators and other creepy-crawlies in the area. You can easily get wrapped up in taking photos of the tower and not watching where you are walking. Fortunately there is a nice observation deck overlooking the bay, refuge and lighthouse. Parking is limited at the lighthouse, so if you have a RV or larger vehicle, you may not be able to park during peak times.

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Reviewed 6 April 2014

We made a slight detour to see one of the lighthouses in Florida we have not seen. What a treat! Beautiful grounds, marshy on one side, gulf on the other. A short beach walk along a very calm gulf shore with the sun shining and the breeze blowing. Perfect. It would be great if the lighthouse was open for viewing, but it is not. On our drive down to the lighthouse we saw a bald eagle, turtles, gators and a multitude of birds. If you are a bird watcher, this would be the place for you.

2  Thank JulieBee813
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Reviewed 21 March 2014

The lighthouse and surrounding grounds are nicely kept and the views of the Gulf are relaxing. It is amazing out there. Go and see for yourself you won't be disappointed.

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Reviewed 10 March 2014

The picturesque setting of this lighthouse makes it one of the most beautiful in the state.
Surrounded by the St. Marks National Wildlife refuge, it is a fabulous place to visit for nature lovers.

2  Thank ibelost
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Reviewed 23 February 2014

It's a shame that the hoards that come for Florida's theme parks usually miss the best of Florida's natural scenery. The lighthouse, still in service, is the ultimate destination for those wishing to see Florida's other coast. Miles of trails, thousands of birds, alligators and monarch butterflies. Why wouldn't you want to go the the St. Marks Lighthouse?

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