Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park Trails

Former plantation lands at the foot of the Red Hills district


Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park is officially designated as part of Florida’s Statewide System of Greenways and Trails. This beautiful park, located between urban Tallahassee and suburban Leon County, offers a nice blend of southern charm and recreational activities. The park has formal gardens, two lakes and a series of trails, all on former plantation lands at the foot of the Red Hills district. The highlights for trail-enthusiasts include the unpaved trails in the Lake Overstreet portion of the park. Hikers, bikers and equestrians will enjoy the beauty of this area, which serves as an integral link in the Maclay/Phipps Cultural Heritage Greenway.

Lake Trail, unpaved multi-use, 3.0 miles

Ravine Trail, unpaved multi-use, 1.8 miles

Bike Trail, unpaved biking, 2.8 miles

Directions: Google Directions

From Interstate 10, take Exit 203 (old Exit 30) to US 319 (Thomasville Road). Turn right and head north (toward Thomasville) approximately _ mile to the entrance of the Gardens on the left. After passing through the entrance station (admission fee applies), continue on the park’s entrance road until you reach the trail parking area past the gardens.

State: Florida
County: Leon
Latitude: 30.512706
Longitude: -84.244279
Length: 3.0 miles
Difficulty: 2
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