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Lake Talquin State Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Tallahassee, FL 32304 (176.396 miles)

Lake Talquin State Forest is located just west of Tallahassee, Florida and is composed of ten main tracts of land, along with several smaller tracts. Most of the forest adjoins the Ochlockonee River and Lake Talquin, the body of water that gives the forest its name. A wide variety of recreational opportunities await visitors to Lake Talquin State Forest.

Official Website: Lake Talquin State Forest

New Drop Down Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping

Double Springs, AL 32304 (176.396 miles)

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Official Website: New Drop Down

Pascagoula River Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Lucedale, MS 39452 (176.839 miles)

Pascagoula River is located in George, Jackson County near Lucedale. If you have any question regarding Pascagoula River call (601) 947-6376, (228) 588-3878.

Official Website: Pascagoula River Wildlife Management Area

LAKE TALQUIN STATE PARK Hiking Fishing Boating

TALLAHASSEE , AR 32301 (178.712 miles)

In 1927 the Jackson Bluff Dam was constructed on the Ochlockonee River to produce hydroelectric power. The waters held back by the dam formed Lake Talquin, which now offers outstanding recreational opportunities. Catch largemouth bass, bream, shellcracker, and speckled perch. Visitors can enjoy nature walks, picnicking, boating, and canoeing. Nature lovers will enjoy the rolling hills and deep ravines with forests of pines and hardwoods where they may spy wild turkeys, bald eagles, ospreys, and deer.rn

Official Website: LAKE TALQUIN STATE PARK

LETCHWORTH MOUNDS Hiking

TALLAHASSEE , FL 32301 (178.712 miles)

Visitors to this archaeological site will see Florida's tallest Native American ceremonial mound-46 feet-built between 1100 and 1800 years ago. The people who built the mound are believed to have been members of the Weedon Island Culture, a group of Native Americans who lived in North Florida between 200 and 800 A.D. The park offers picnicking, birding, and hiking. A nature trail winds around the perimeter of the ceremonial mound.rn

Official Website: LETCHWORTH MOUNDS

NATURAL BRIDGE BATTLEFIELD HISTORIC STATE PARK

TALLAHASSEE , FL 32301 (178.712 miles)

Natural Bridge is the site of the second largest Civil War battle in Florida and where the St. Marks River drops into a sinkhole and flows underground for one-quarter of a mile before reemerging. During the final weeks of the Civil War, a Union flotilla landed at Apalachee Bay, planning to capture Fort Ward and march north to the state capital. With a timely warning, volunteers from the Tallahassee area-Confederate soldiers, met the Union forces at Natural Bridge and successfully repelled three major attacks.rn

Official Website: NATURAL BRIDGE BATTLEFIELD HISTORIC STATE PARK

SAN MARCOS DE APALACHE HISTORIC STATE PARK Hiking Fishing

TALLAHASSEE , FL 32301 (178.712 miles)

The many different flags welcoming visitors to the park demonstrate the colorful history of this site, from the first Spanish explorers to the present day. The history of this National Landmark began in 1528 when Panfilo de Narvaez arrived in the area with 300 men; however, the first fort was not built until 1679. Andrew Jackson occupied the fort for a brief time in the early 1800s. The museum at the park displays pottery and tools unearthed near the original fort and explains the history of the San Marcos site.rn

Official Website: SAN MARCOS DE APALACHE HISTORIC STATE PARK

ALFRED B. MACLAY STATE GARDENS STATE PARKS Hiking Fishing Biking Horseback Boating

TALLAHASSEE , FL 32309 (179.048 miles)

These beautiful ornamental gardens were first planted in 1923 by Alfred B. and Louise Maclay after they purchased the property for their winter home. A masterpiece of floral architecture, the gardens feature a picturesque brick walkway, a secret garden, a reflection pool, a walled garden, and hundreds of azaleas and camellias. Lake Hall provides opportunities for swimming, fishing, canoeing and kayaking. Hikers, bicyclists, and equestrians can enjoy five miles of multi-use trails winding through the woods surrounding Lake Overstreet, located on park property adjoining the gardens.rn

Official Website: ALFRED B. MACLAY STATE GARDENS STATE PARKS

Joe Wheeler State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Rogersville, AL 35652 (179.558 miles)

Joe Wheeler State Park, located on Wheeler Lake, offers something for everyone; a resort lodge, a restaurant, cabins, camping, fishing, golf, tennis, swimming, convention/banquet facilities, transient slips and a marina. Whether you're looking for a place to spend the weekend or a place to have the perfect wedding, Joe Wheeler State Park can be your dream destination. From small church groups to large conventions, our experienced staff can make your special occasion organized and stress free. Located in Northwest Alabama, two miles west of Rogersville, off U.S. Highway 72, the park is approximately 50 miles west of Huntsville and 27 miles east of Florence. Interstate 65 and Athens are 22 miles east of the park.

Official Website: Joe Wheeler State Park

Russell Cave NM Hiking

3729 County Road 98 Bridgeport, AL 35740 (179.813 miles)

Little River is unique because it flows for most of its length atop Lookout Mountain in northeast Alabama. Forested uplands, waterfalls, canyon rims and bluffs, pools, boulders, and sandstone cliffs offer settings for a variety of recreational activities. Natural resources and cultural heritage come together to tell the story of the Preserve, a special place in the Southern Appalachians.

Official Website: Russell Cave NM