Sweet Magnolia Inn to:

San Marcos De Apalache Historic State Park .9 miles
Riverside Cafe .2 miles
Bo Lynn's General Store .1 miles
Wakulla River Park .7 miles
Shields Marina .3 miles
Shell Island FIsh Camp 1.1 miles
Bike trail to South side for Tallahassee .1 miles

St. Marks Outfitters

Kayak/Canoes -719 Port Leon St. Marks, (850) 510-7919 website: stmarksoutfitters.com

St. Marks Outfitters is a full service guide, and kayak rental business. We specialize in coastal inshore fishing, and eco-adventures. Whether by kayak or a custom flats skiff, we will customize your trip. A short walk from the Inn.


Tallahassee-St Marks Historic Rail Road State Trail - St Marks sits at the terminus of the historic St marks Railroad which was converted to a a bike trail which was recently renovated and widened. Enjoy over thirty miles of smooth partially shaded trails with ample facilities conveniently located along the way. The Sweet Magnolia has complementary cruisers for guest to tour St. marks or if you want to visit one of the many local sites by bike we have high end bikes fore rent along with suggested tours to view this areas amazing beauty.

Water Sports

The worlds largest spring fed rivers - St Marks is at the confluence of the St Marks and Wakulla rivers. The Wakulla river is fed by Wakulla springs, classified as a first magnitude spring, and is the longest and deepest known submerged freshwater cave system in the world. There are opportunities for kayaking and canoeing as well as snorkeling in the springs. We can direct you to a variety of resources.

Wildlife Viewing

Pristine estuaries await you. - Wildlife abounds in these parts. Manatees, alligators and dolphins share the rivers while magnificent birds fill the air, ancient cypress line the river banks. Take one of the inns complimentary cruisers or lets us direct you to a guided tour on the river.


St Marks National Wildlife Reserve in your backyard - Spring and fall bring the birds. Ride a complimentary cruiser bike to the fort or take a short drive to the St Marks National Wildlife Refuge to see a wide variety of migratory and regional birds. We can arrange a guided bike tour or rent one of the inns high performance bikes along with a travel guide and ride through the St Marks National Wildlife Refuge.


Simply the best - The big bend is the largest pristine estuary left worldwide. The abundant wetlands and tributaries leave our rivers teaming with fish. At times the water seems to boil with life. We can direct you to an array of ways to hook a big one!
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