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Lake Ella & Fred Drake Park

N. Monroe and S. Lake Ella Dr., Tallahassee, FL
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A beautiful park

Whether you want a soothing place to sit and read, or a venue to get those 10000 steps, lake Ella... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
suzishoe2016
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Tallahassee, Florida
A local favorite

Lived in Tallahassee my whole life, this is a favorite place for a nice jog or stroll. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
Kat A
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Tallahassee, Florida
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N. Monroe and S. Lake Ella Dr., Tallahassee, FL
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Whether you want a soothing place to sit and read, or a venue to get those 10000 steps, lake Ella is perfect!

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Lived in Tallahassee my whole life, this is a favorite place for a nice jog or stroll. Lots of ducks and cute small shops. Kids love to climb in the low-hanging tree branches.

Thank Kat A
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is a wonderful place of peace and quiet where families can come watch ducks, walk about, and picnic.I was especially taken with all the children having so much fun. The lake is beautiful, there is easy access to parking, and it is really clean.

Thank Sherri M
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

You can walk around the lake, feed the ducks, sit in the gazebo and simply chill. Then there is the Black Dog Cafe where you can get a great chai!

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

My son begs to come here to watch the ducks; while signs indicate clearly that feeding them is illegal and discouraged...we still like coming here. there are restaurants nearby and also some very cools treats and shops ff the Monroe side that offer ice cream...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Another Tallahassee place to visit, Lake Ella has a variety of things to see and do--if all you want to do is walk the lake--that's not so bad especially when you can people-watch. Quite a few services are there, so if you're hungry, want to...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

I walk regularly with a group of friends, usually once a week. The trail around the lake is completely paved--just be careful of the occasional "calling card" left by the waterfowl that inhabit the area! An evening stroll can be quite picturesque--and a bit cooler...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

If you are looking to take pictures for that special occasion, this little park is for you. They also have water spraying in the air. Check out the turtles taking in the sun on the rocks in the middle of the lake. Went here to...More

Thank bob312
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Lake Ella is a great place to get away from the hustle of the city. Nice lake park to go for a walk, walk your dog, biking, sit and watch the wildlife on the lake. There are also several little boutique shops for shopping.

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Where can you really go nowadays without admission prices? This delightful lake and park, for the price, is a winner! It is informative, a delightful walk with people who feel the same way as I do, flora and fauna within the city, even some historical...More

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barbara904
29 December 2015|
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Response from RitaJuanita | Reviewed this property |
Punch in Tharpe Street & N Monroe intersection, and that should get you there. I don't think it has an actual address.
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DSMFDM
10 August 2015|
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This vacation rental is nearby (within 20 minutes), a two story farmhouse in a natural setting, lots of trees and a large yard. It is listing #323881 online at vrbo
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JulieTinnell
10 February 2015|
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