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St. Marks Lighthouse

Tallahassee, FL
850-925-6121
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A little bit of a drive but worth it

This lighthouse is about 8-9 miles off the main drag. The lighthouse is easily accessible once you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Joe T
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Great Place to visit as part of a hike in the St Marks Wildlife Refuge

This light house has been the subject of many local artists - and is found at the coast in the St... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
fireman452
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Tallahassee, Florida
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This 80-foot tower features a giant reflector lens and is the perfect spot for weddings.
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  • Average8%
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Tallahassee, FL
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This lighthouse is about 8-9 miles off the main drag. The lighthouse is easily accessible once you get there. Lots of mosquitoes unfortunately

Thank Joe T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This light house has been the subject of many local artists - and is found at the coast in the St Marks Wildlife Refuge - there are roads/trails that go on forever in this refuge. You can walk for many hours without seeing anyone. The...More

1  Thank fireman452
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Screaming children kind of ruined the view though. The area is pretty and the beach rats were kind of cute. They seem to like sunflower seeds lol. Saw a ton of gators on the way in, so keep your kids away from the ponds...

1  Thank tavaroo
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Been to this site a few times and it never gets old. Drive slowly through the park and see a wide variety of Florida wildlife. DO NOT FORGET YOUR CAMERA! Awesome area for bird watching! The light house was amazing! Full of rich Florida history!...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is actually in Crawfordville, FL about 35 miles south of Tallahassee, FL. We went to the lighthouse and the reserve. Both are really the same. It was very interesting. You can do as little or as much walking as you like.

Thank southernpilot01
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is about a 40-45 minute drive from downtown Tallahassee. It's a beautiful setting, lots of water everywhere, tons of birds and great views. The history is interesting, especially the Civil War connection. The lighthouse is nice to look at but that's all you can...More

1  Thank 2BEis2SKI
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A must see in the area. You will see Allgators and many different species of birds. It's is a well kept area, the admission price around ten dollars. You can film, picnic, fish or just enjoy being part of a special ecosystem. Teaching children about...More

1  Thank dbellan
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A visit to the Saint Marks Lighthouse is like a trip back in time. There is a plaque outside the lighthouse that details it's amazing history. History like the time the Confederates removed and hid the giant mirror in the swamp to keep it out...More

1  Thank Keith R
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The location of this lighthouse provides great opportunities to watch nature in conjunction with seeing the light. The only drawback is you can't climb the light. It likes like it would provide a breathtaking sight of the wildlife reserve as well as the water. As...More

2  Thank Mike-TTME
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I've been several times with a variety of groups of friends. There's great, easy nature trails with flowers and butterflies. Plenty of picnic benches so it's a great outdoor lunch spot.

1  Thank Megan T
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Mark D
Is their a date for the Monarch Butterfly festival for this year? It's usually sometime in October. Thanks!
9 April 2017|
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Response from Frances T | Reviewed this property |
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Tom H
What are the hours
15 March 2016|
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Response from Shayla S | Reviewed this property |
The Lighthouse is only open on the first Saturday of every month from 1:30 pm - 4 pm. The refuge is open every day from dusk to dawn. You can call their visitor center to find out the exact times because it changes. (850... More
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John C
Do they have restrooms there?
3 March 2015|
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Response from machdawg | Reviewed this property |
Yes at visitors center
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