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Citizens of Tallahassee enjoy a high quality of life. From public safety to reliable utility services and everything in between, the City strives to maintain the highest caliber of service and keep its citizens at the heart of everything it does.
With so much sunshine, it's hard to stay put in Tallahassee! The City offers a wide variety of ways for its citizens to enjoy nature, build social networks and stay active throughout their lives.
The City of Tallahassee is focused on seeing the local economy thrive. Here you will find information on programs geared to small and big businesses alike, information on doing business with the City, employment opportunities within the organization and more.
The day-to-day operations of the City of Tallahassee are as diverse as its citizenry. It is responsible for a variety of infrastructure as well as quality of life amenities. Be it a road project or budget report, the City strives to keep citizens as informed and involved as possible.
The mission of the City of Tallahassee is to provide excellent services and facilities to support a high quality of life for the community.
The City of Tallahassee is the seat of and only incorporated municipality within Leon County. It is the capital of Florida and home to two state universities.
Parking is available at many locations throughout the area (PDF).
Cascades Park is located at 1001 South Gadsden in Downtown Tallahassee. The park is conveniently situated between South Monroe Street, East Lafayette Street and the railroad tracks.
If Coming from the North
Head South on Monroe Street into Downtown. Once you pass Apalachee Parkway, you will take the next left at Gaines Street. Parking is available at many locations throughout the area (PDF).
If Coming from the South
Head North on Monroe Street, and just before you get to Downtown, you will see the park on your right. Feel free to take a right on either Bloxham Street or Gaines Street. Parking is available at many locations throughout the area (PDF).
If Coming from the East
Head West on Apalachee Parkway until you get to the Franklin Boulevard exit just before you get to the Capitol. Bear right onto the exit ramp and take a left at Franklin Boulevard. Parking is available at many locations throughout the area (PDF).
If Coming from the West
Head East on Gaines Street and follow it all the way to the end. Alternatively, you can head East on Tennessee Street, take a right onto Monroe Street and then a left on Gaines Street. Parking is available at many locations throughout the area (PDF).
Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Affairs
912 Myers Park Drive
Tallahassee FL 32301
Maps and Directions
John Marks, Mayor
Anita F. Thompson,
Lewis E. Shelley,
T. Bert Fletcher,
James O. Cooke,
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