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the Florida Forest Service does a GREAT job here

This state forest has lots to do - there are great picnic areas and fishing spots as well. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Tallahassee, Florida
Fun and relaxing

We love going here. In fact, we plan to go back this weekend. We've seen alligators, deer and... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Hanson S
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9 Apr 2018
“Nice Fishing Pier on a Beautiful Lake”
29 May 2017
“the Florida Forest Service does a GREAT job here”
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865 Geddie Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32304-8671
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Lake Talquin has so much to offer. The Fishing Pier and picnic grounds at the state forest are nice.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mark T
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This state forest has lots to do - there are great picnic areas and fishing spots as well. Lots of places to go hiking and enjoy the local wild life etc. We spend many relaxing afternoons here and we really enjoy it. You do not...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank fireman452
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Whenever we find time as locals this is where we go for free pleasure and entertainment like fishing, picnicking, walking, or just simply parking and strolling to enjoy the view and the atmosphere. I did not rate a perfect rating because some spots have people...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank 868riaw
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We love going here. In fact, we plan to go back this weekend. We've seen alligators, deer and other small wildlife. Enjoyed hiking on the trails.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Hanson S
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I love driving this road. Quail season is facinating with all the quail flying. If you are patient, you might see a deer. Maybe a bear? Peaceful

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank pioneermom2011
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We enjoyed the nice and peacefulness of Lake Talquin. Had family gathering everyone enjoyed the lake

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank John M
Reviewed 29 February 2016

A great place to picnic, hike, or fish. There are plenty of docks and a boat ramp as well. Dogs are allowed on leashes and there are plenty of trails as well. Limited facilities, but there are restrooms, covered tables, and grills to use.

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank smrobin01
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Beautiful lake that offers some nice fishing or just a quiet, scenic spot for a nice boat ride. Popular but not overly busy .

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank thestogs
Reviewed 7 January 2016

You can access the lake from 2 or 3 counties it has lots of beautiful homes and properties and state parks all along this lake. You can walk, boat, camp and fish this lakey

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank shannon w
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We went here to scout out a place to celebrate my wife's birthday with the extended family. We did not go with this location, but we enjoyed our brief visit. The photo I took of Lake Talquin through the leaves is one of my favorites....More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank toma234
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13 December 2015|
Response from annmariem496 |
Yes. There are alligators and venomous snakes. I guess you should decide if you want to bring kids. depends how much you like them, I guess.
2 April 2015|
Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of. Pretty much a rural area.