Rich in historical roots with a collection of museums and historical sites, South Georgia and Central Florida offer a view of the past where rolling hills, lakes, forests and close-ups allow you to Go to nature for some of the southernmost areas. The Asset Distribution is located right in the heart of the state capital city, where Tallahassee offers hundreds of miles of trails, gardens, city parks and government parks for any outdoor enthusiast.

The routes in and around Tallahassee range from short, easy to long and more difficult, with each route having its own unique characteristics. A short distance on the east side of Tallahassee, there are three different parks that are ideal for walking, cycling, picnicking and children’s playgrounds. The Lafayette Heritage Trailhead begins in the center of Lafayette Park, where the trail winds east around the shores of Lake Piney Z, crossing the lake surface and reaching JR Alford Greenway. The return route passes behind the Piney Z community. The ring connects west to Tom Brown Park, where the trail has steep slopes and descents, making it more challenging. They do two 5.9 mile hikes in some of the most beautiful Tallahassee forests.

More than 800 acres of hardwoods, pastures, freshwater swamps and lakes make up the JR Alford Greenway, providing more than seventeen miles of multi-purpose trails for all nature lovers. Unlike the Lafayette Trail, the trails are relatively flat, with the largest slope being a wooden walkway covering the railroad tracks that connect the two parks. Tom Brown Park is a favorite and used park in Tallahassee with large outdoor courts, tennis courts and ball courts. In addition, the park has several nature trails, a 1.5-mile paved path that runs from the northwest corner to the southeast corner, and a shared bike path. Hiking trails are just over 5 miles of enjoyable hiking in wooded areas.

There are several parks on the outskirts of the city with picnic tables and other outdoor activities for people to enjoy. On the south side of Tallahassee are the Munson and Twilight trails, which run through the Appalachian National Forest. The Munson Trail spans 8.3 miles and encloses the lake while the Twilight Route covers 10 miles. Combine the two routes using the connecting routes for a full day of outdoor adventure. The Miccosukee Greenway is located along the eastern Tallahassee border. The four-lane trail covers a 7-mile walk on flat, open ground up to a hill, where the trail winds through oak forests with a variety of views. This green path lives on protected treasures, and some homes date back to the late 1800s.

For someone who has a short time, there are several parks right on the outskirts of Tallahassee, where the trails are much shorter. The 3-mile ring road in San Luis Mission Park is a great place to escape to the jungle, with the beautiful Lake Esther in the middle. A classic park for Tallahassee is Lake Ella, with a 7-mile walkway that surrounds the lake, providing leisure benches where you can enjoy beautiful scenery or admire the wildlife of ducks and geese. do. The Sarakhs Trail in Governor’s Park is a short 1.8-mile loop that runs through a forest of hardwood and pine with autumn colors on display. The one-way Kohl trail combines the Fern Trail with the 1-mile Bog Path, which winds its way along a narrow path through several thick, humid forests and turns into one of They feel like they are in the rainforest of AJ Henry Park, one of Tallahassee’s newest parks, nestled among seven surrounding 72-hectare neighborhoods on the northeast side of Tallahassee. The park has a wooden sidewalk overlooking the lake, picnic areas, playgrounds, open play areas, and hiking trails. The two short 2 mile trails are combined. However, along the hill and crossing the valley, hiking becomes a bit more challenging.

Tallahassee not only has paths to enjoy, but also museums and gardens around the city, and is home to an English-style Tudor house in the mid-1900s, a short walk to a 3.5-hectare area in a lush forest. Strange leads. The house has a wide garden view. The beauty of large oak trees and labyrinths creates the impression that one is far away from the city and wonders in an oasis legend. Just a few blocks from downtown, six acres of Florida lush gardens are filled with camellias, azaleas, palms and other native plants that give the park a space not found anywhere else in the city. The history of Dorothy B. Oven Park dates back to the mid-1800s when Congress granted the property to General Marquis de Lafayette in 1834. The main house of this property is a classic maneuver style house with rare magnolia veneer, wooden floor and antique furniture, ideal for weddings and receptions. Close to Tallahassee city center is the Goodwood Museum and Garden, the main 1,600-hectare cotton plantation dating back to the early 1800s. Today, the property is on the National Register of Historic Places and covers about 20 hectares of oak and living garden belonging to the 20th century, where the main house has the main furniture of the family, glassware and art. Around the main house there are 20 other buildings from 1835 to 1925, the main pool and an outdoor skating rink.

With just a short drive from the Tallahassee family, you can experience state parks, state forests and the National Shelter, which offers a variety of outdoor activities to enjoy. Just west of Tallahassee is Toria State Park, named after the rare Toria tree, which grows only on bluffs overlooking the Appalachian River. Some of Florida’s finest fall colors are displayed throughout the hardwood forest, and the tall bluffs, plateaus, and deep valleys make the park one of Florida’s most spectacular. The park has two ring roads where the River Bluff River crosses valleys and streams about 7 miles above the Logan Bluff, 300 feet above the Appalachian River. The A.5-mile junction leads to a 5-mile ring through a forest of hardwoods, tall deciduous pines, dogwoods and the Magnolia queen. The park is also home to a beautiful mansion in the south, built in 1849 and known as Gregory House.

One of Florida’s most hidden treasures in southern Tallahassee is Wakula Springs State Park, which has been designated a National Natural Landmark and is listed as a National Historic Landmark. The park is home to one of the world’s largest and deepest freshwater springs, where 70-degree water is sure to refresh the spring, even on the hottest summer days. The park’s history goes back thousands of years, from indigenous Indians to early filmmakers who realized that the original quality of the park swamps and wildlife was appropriate for films such as Tarzan’s Hidden Treasure (1941) and Black Lagoon Creatures (1954). The historic residence is located between the source and the headwaters, an element of Old Florida where the residence is as elegant as it was in the early 19th century. The main park trails, which cover more than 6 miles, lead deep into the swampy forests through southern hardwood and cypress maple habitats, where several state and national hero trees, the largest of which are giant Other forests are mixed.

Kolomoki Mounds State Park, located on the largest and oldest Indian site in Woodland in the southeastern United States, dating from 350 to 750 AD, is just over an hour’s drive north of Blakely Georgia. The 57-foot-high Temple Hill is the oldest hill in Georgia, surrounded by smaller hills used for burials and ceremonies. In addition to campgrounds, playgrounds, picnic areas and beautiful lakes, the park has three hiking trails covering 5.8 miles. The Trillium Trail traverses four natural communities as the route passes through a hardwood forest along the shores of Lake Kolomiki and feeds several streams. As the route goes up and down from different communities, it is revealed through bamboo, southern magnolia, poplar and spruce pines. Starting at Lake Yohola Dam, the spruce pine ring trail passes through a rugged area amidst a forest of dogwood, blue oak, spruce pine and magnolia, which is a natural habitat for turkeys, deer and cows. All along the White Oak Ring, there are valleys and valleys that feed on underground springs and provide plenty of water for survival, where the wood of this forest provides the wood needed to build thatched huts for housing. he does. Parts of this route turn on the hills and pass through a part of the village area.

To the west of Tallahassee is approximately 20,000 hectares of forest land, which forms a variety of forest species in Lake Tolkien State. The largest forest community is the tall pines, which sit among the rugged forested hills where plant and animal diversity grows. Bear Creek and Fort Braden Tracts offer excellent examples of steep areas and valley forests. The 492-hectare Broke Creek tract offers three routes, a total of 5.5 miles of the region’s most rugged routes through wetlands, sand dunes and spectacular valleys, where the section along the Bear Creek has steep slopes. Is narrow. While the Fort Braden tract shows a wide range of ecosystems, it crosses three Tolkien lakes with stunning nine-mile trails.

Florida Caverns State Park was destroyed by Hurricane Michael in 2018, but still provides visitors with a rare glimpse of the past. In the 1930s, the Civil Defense Corps paved the passages between the cave rooms, allowing visitors to see 1,000 years of construction. Narrow and sometimes low passages lead to twelve fragile, slippery, damp caves where stalactites, stalagmites, flowing rocks, and fabrics still grow as a visual assemblage of mysterious formations.

Located southwest of Tallahassee, St. Marx National Wildlife Sanctuary offers a variety of outdoor activities for all outdoor enthusiasts. The sanctuary includes flat pine forests, palm groves, swamps and cedar ponds along the coast and extends well inland. Scattered beaches include small beaches and tidal streams that feed on rivers. In addition, the sanctuary is home to the state’s second oldest lighthouse, built in 1842, and has become one of the most spectacular photos on the Gulf Coast. The shelter’s trails through oak bushes, cut pines, and salt marshes provide great opportunities for photographing migratory birds.

Source by Larry E West