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Lake Talquin State Park

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14850 Jack Vause Landing Road
Tallahassee, Florida 32310

(850) 922-6007

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Beautiful view of Lake Talquin.

 Welcome to Lake Talquin State Park

Lake Talquin State Park offers outdoor activities for all ages. Bring your canoe or kayak to explore the roughly 10,000-acre lake. You will find outstanding freshwater fishing with common species such as largemouth bass, striped bass, speckled perch, bream and catfish. The average water level of the lake is 68.5 feet. A small fishing dock is located at the River Bluff area, just west of the boardwalk. The dock provides excellent access to fishing without a boat. The park features a picnic pavilion that is perfect for family reunions, private parties and weddings. Its location offers a picturesque backdrop and can accommodate up to 100 guests. Two covered barbecue pits located next to the pavilion provide the outdoor cook with ample space for preparing their grilling specialties.  For information on renting the pavilion please contact the park office. The park boasts a 650-foot boardwalk that rims the water’s edge, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the lake. Hikers can enjoy a 1.2 mile nature trail that winds gently through the upland forest, offering a closer look at the steephead ravine system. The park is an excellent place for wildlife viewing and bird watching. Visitors are likely to spot bald eagle and osprey soaring high above the trees. Deer, squirrel, and wild turkey are seen frequently in the park. Guided tours are available upon request.