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Cascades Park open to the public

Cascades Park fountain
Posted at 10:13 PM, Mar 14, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-17 07:38:59-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – Cascades Park is open to the public in downtown Tallahassee.

The $30+ million project transformed a 25 acre area in the shadow of the Florida Capitol. More than a 1,000 quests showed up for the grand opening ceremony.

The project completed by BluePrint 2000 includes a number of recreational amenities, including walking and jogging trails, a number of ponds, two bridges and an amphitheater which will have 1,500 capacity permanent stadium seating and a grass area that can accommodate another 2,500 people. The park will also feature a full service restaurant.