Located in Davie, Florida Tree Tops Park is a natural park that was created in 1980. The park sits on a 243.3 acres piece of land that was originally earmarked to be a golf course before Broward County intervened. The park is the gateway to the Pine Island Ridge Natural Area. Pine Island Ridge Park is the highest natural elevation at 29 feet above sea level and is an archealogical site characterized by equestrian and nature trails. This former dairy farm is characterized by oak trees and walking trails.
The Bill Sadowski Park & Nature Center in Miami is the ideal family location for nature enthusiasts. This is a lovely, 30 acre park that encompasses all the natural beauty and wildlife of South Florida. This park is a three habitat park that has natural pinelands, a tropical hardwood hammock and drained Everglades slough.
Coral Reef Park in Palmetto Bay is the village's premier public park with over 50 acres of stunning south Florida. Many families enjoy coming to this park for the natural pineland preserves, the beautiful wildlife, outdoor sports and tennis lessons. You will see many people enjoying a rest under the shady trees, reading books, bird watching, picnicking and more. This park has a tranquil feel with a lovely, streaming canal and peaceful walking trails. You will easily see why it is consistently rated 4 & 5 stars on most review sites.
Seminole Wayside Park, located in Homestead, is the perfect place to enjoy nature. This park is one of the oldest parks acquired in Miami-Dade county. The park is enclosed by a low rock wall all the way around it's 27.7 acres of beauty. The park contains a variety of plant life including some endangered species. Two of these species are federally endangered, while the other twenty-four are endangered inside the state. From sunrise to sunset, this park is open to any visitors to come and enjoy.
The Homestead Bayfront Park is a beautiful beach park and marina in Miami-Dade County. The marina is located at Convoy Point next to the Biscayne National Park Headquarters, and can be accessed via boat. Families like to come here to enjoy the beautiful coral reefs, the natural atoll pool, and the wildlife of the Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary and the Biscayne National Park. You can easily launch your boats or kayaks from the marina boat docks.
The Larry & Penny Thompson Park is a first class campground in Miami-Dade County. This beautiful campground is right next door to the Zoo Miami. The park is named after the late Thompsons who were avid campers and civic leaders in in South Florida. This campground is one of the last portions of leftover wilderness in Miami! The University of Miami used to own this land and there are remnants left of their old fruit groves.
Amelia Earhart Park in Miami-Dade County is one of the largest parks in the city of Hialeah, with many activities for the entire family at this beautiful, 515 acre park with 5 lakes. Read this article about the NEW 2015 renovation of the playground into "Tom Sawyer's Island" play area! This whimsical, natural and exciting new playground will definitely keep the kids occupied and off the ipad!
Burt Reynolds Park in Jupiter is located in northern Palm Beach County and houses the Jupiter Chamber of Commerce and the River Center. This 35.55 acres park runs laterally along 2000 feet of the Intracoastal Waterway. It includes six ramps for boat launching for those boating enthusiasts. There are also plenty of picnic shelters, some including grills.
Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park is a magnificent and historic park in Jupiter, Palm Beach County, Florida. It spans over 60 acres covering a wide range of attractions. The most famous attraction in the park is a preserved battlefield of the 1830’s Seminole War. The battle at the park took place between the Seminoles and the US Army and Navy forces in 1838.
The village of Royal Palm Beach Florida is a favorite travel destination for many families, friends and groups looking to have fun and indulge in various ways. Voted as one of the best 10 towns for families in the USA by the Family Circle Magazine in 2008, the village is full of a wide range of activities that fulfill the diverse needs of residents and visitors alike. Royal Palm Beach parks are notable for there high level of planning, lush gardens, ample wildlife and for their functionality.