such a peaceful quite place, only negative was that the light house was not open for me to climb up But I walked all over, around the light house along the water etc etc
the water is gorgeous and you might just see some gators. Local wildlife and beautiful nature all around. Perfect for a walk or a picnic. The gift shop features all the local wildlife souvenirs.
Great wildlife area - 30 mins south of Tallahassee. As you enter the area, you transit for about 7 miles through marshes and lakes - and in winter incredible bird watching. At the end of the road is the lighthouse with fantastic views of the Gulf of Mexico. Very serene and relaxing.
The lighthouse is in the St. Marks Wildlife Refuge. It was nice to see the lighthouse at it's original location in the Refuge, as it must have appeared many years ago. Visiting the location, you can sense the quietness that the light keepers must also experienced. The lighthouse is in fairly good repair. It was not open for tours.
On vacation and wanted to see the lighthouses. St Marks was the first one. Stopped in the gift shop/information building, very nice, friendly attendant, be sure to see the stuffed alligator. Went to the light house. Although you can't go in it's worth the trip. Our issue was when we visited it was 3 weeks post Hurricane Hermine. I assume... 更多
It is a nice drive out to the lighthouse and a pretty place to walk around. You cannot go into the lighthouse. Good for bird watching out there and just relaxing.
Located in a wildlife refuge the road ends here. Sunrise and sunset offer the most spectacular light but any time of day is fine. The marshes leading to the lighthouse offer great varieties of birds and raw natural beauty in a very uncrowned unique landscape. There are many trails along the dikes. You will see alligators, but mostly just their... 更多
Our family is trying to visit every lighthouse in Florida and this one did not disappoint. Unfortunately the structure is being renovated and we did not arrive on a day they were giving tours. Do yourself a favor and stop at the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge Visitor's Center. You can get a free "Lighthouse Road Drive Guide" which will... 更多