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Leon County possesses excellent wildlife reserves. The hunter can take his pick of quail, turkey, duck, geese, squirrel and whitetail deer. Numerous lakes are available for freshwater fishing including Lake Jackson, Lake Talquin, Lake Iamonia, and Lake Miccosukee.
The area boasts more than 60 award-winning parks, where visitors can enjoy beautiful trails and all types of recreational activities. In total, Tallahassee has set aside over 31,000 acres for city parks. Also, within an hour’s driving distance are ten state parks, including the famous Wakulla Springs and Tallahassee’s own Maclay Gardens.
At the same time, outdoor enthusiasts enjoy adventures including boating and fishing on area lakes, rivers, ponds, and on the Gulf, just 30 minutes away.
Dorothy B. Oven Park
Florida State Parks
Lake Ella Park
St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge and Lighthouse
Tallahassee Parks and Recreation (aquatics, golf, gymnastics, tennis, youth and adult sports)
Torreya State Park
Wakulla Springs State Park