Search
Topics
  Create an account Home  ·  Information  ·  Your Account  ·  Contact Us  ·  Classifieds  
Ads

EquestrianCupid.com - the best horse-lover dating site!


Select Area
Driving Directions
NOAA Weather
Traffic Information

Free Classifieds 

Menu
· Home
· Archived_Stories
· Encyclopedia
· FAQ
· Information
· Search
· Top 30
· Web_Links

Get Map
MapQuest
Address/Intersection:
City:
State:ZIP Code:

Google Search
Google



Headlines

Bed and Breakfast
[ Bed and Breakfast ]

·Point of Rocks Ranch Bed & Breakfast
·Wolftrap Farm
·Brightly Bed and Breakfast
·Perennial Inn at Desiderata Farm
·Wyatt's Bunkhouse Inn
·Adventurers' Country Bed & Breakfast
·Cherry Creek Mountain Ranch
·Two Shoes Horse Ranch
·Bar Fifty Ranch Bed & Breakfast

Who's Online
There are currently, 28 guest(s) and 0 member(s) that are online.

You are Anonymous user. You can register for free by clicking here

EquestrianCupid.com - the best horse-lover dating site!

Florida: Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park Trails
Posted on Thursday, May 04 @ 10:37:41 CDT by iljiana

Horse Rentals & Day Ride Trails Contact Information:
Alfred B. Maclay State Gardens
3540 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee32308
(850) 487-4556

DAY RIDE


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.

Trail Length/Surface:

  • Paved entrance road, 1.5 miles
  • Lake Trail, unpaved multi-use, 3.0 miles
  • Ravine Trail, unpaved multi-use, 1.8 miles
  • Bike Trail, unpaved biking, 2.8 miles

Fee: Park Admission
County: Leon
Nearby Towns: Tallahassee

Notes:
The unpaved trails in the Lake Overstreet area are mostly under forest canopy and offer views of lake and ravines. The Lake Trail is a circular loop around Lake Overstreet that starts at the Lake Overstreet Trailhead. The Ravine Trail starts at the top of a steep hill called the Brickyard, about 100 yards from the short connector to the Lake Trail. It continues to Meridian Road. The Bike Trail runs from one end of the Ravine Trail to the other with a few crossovers.

Horses are available for rent on most weekends. The horses use unpaved double-track trails.

The Big Pine and Boy Scout nature trails (not shown on map) meander through the wooded hillsides overlooking Lake Hall. Novice hikers could expect to walk the distance of either trail in less than one hour.

The formals gardens themselves also offer a nice opportunity for walking on both brick and unpaved surfaces.

Access/Directions:
Main Park Entrance
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.


http://www.floridastateparks.org/district1/maclaygardens


 
Related Links
· More about Horse Rentals & Day Ride Trails
· News by iljiana


Most read story about Horse Rentals & Day Ride Trails:
Wyandotte County Lake Park



Article Rating
Average Score: 0
Votes: 0

Please take a second and vote for this article:

Excellent
Very Good
Good
Regular
Bad


Options

 Printer Friendly Printer Friendly



 
AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColorado ConnecticutDelawareFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinois
IndiannaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMaryland MassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontana
NebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew Mexico New YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahoma
OregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth Dakota TennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashington
Washington DCWest VirginiaWisconsinWyoming
CanadaUSAWorldwide


All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2005 - 2009 by HorseScapes.com
Site design and hosting by SSC Electronics.com

PHP-Nuke Copyright © 2004 by Francisco Burzi.
This is free software, and you may redistribute it under the GPL.
PHP-Nuke comes with absolutely no warranty, for details, see the license.