Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park

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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.

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Royal Palm Beach Commons Park

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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.

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Riverbend Park

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Wondering where you can have a family holiday trip or day out in south Florida? Riverbend Park is the place to be. The park is located in Jupiter, Palm Beach County, Florida. Fun activities are available for all ages. Here are some of the exciting activities you could carry out as you explore the 680 acres Riverbend Park.

Hiking

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Plantation Heritage Park

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Plantation Heritage Park is a large 88.5 acre park located in central Broward County. Guests to the park can enjoy hours of quality family time at the park's several amenities. Have you next event at the 2,000 square foot Fountain Room with air-conditioning and a capacity of 125 people overlooking the lake. Take a stroll along the beautiful nature trails to see tropical hardwood hammocks, coastal forest and pine flatwoods. Observe and learn about native Florida plants and flowering trees.

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Phil Foster Park

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Phil Foster Park is a 15+ acre park in Riviera Beach located just under the Blue Heron Blvd Bridge in Palm Beach County. This park is most popular for it's snorkeling and scuba diving in the Lake Worth Lagoon aka the Intracoastal Waterways. Just south of the bridge is a guarded swimming area that is well-marked. No diving is allowed in that area. The parking can be found north of the bridge along with the restrooms.

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Curry Hammock State Park

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Curry Hammock State Park consists of a bunch of islands in the Middle Keys in Marathon. Come and enjoy a little bit of Florida's wild side by exploring the hardwood hammocks on these tropical islands, the wetlands, swamps and seagrass beds that are home to diverse wildlife. The park runs along both sides of US1 for 11 miles all the way to Long Key with the entrance found on the Atlantic Ocean side. The shallow water beach offers up to 1200 feet of sandy shoreline to enjoy. It's a great spot for swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling.

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Long Key State Park

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Long Key State Park can be found at mile marker  67.5 on the Overseas Highway on Long Key.  This wonderful state park allows visitors to engage with nature either on foot along it's 2 paved trails, by kayak, or at your own campsite overnight.  This is a great park for kayaking and canoeing because of it's chain of lagoons filled with plant and animal life. The shoreline and canoe trails bring you out into the quiet where you have the chane to see starfish, horseshoe crabs, and maybe even a sea turtle.  Kayaks may be rented from the Ranger Station.

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Dry Tortugas National Park

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Dry Tortugas National Park and Fort Jefferson consists of seven small islands full of natural splendor and historical significance. Located about 70 miles off the coast of Key West these secluded and pristine islands are home to gorgeous sandy beaches, a historic fort, and spectacular native birds and fish. Spend a day excursion from Key West lapping up the sun as you lay on the sandy beaches, exploring the coral reef or by taking in an informative historical tour of Fort Jefferson.

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Islamorada Founders Park

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Islamorada Founders Park is a very large community park operated by the village of Islamorada. The park is located on the Gulf of Mexico side of Islamorada just off mile marker 87 on the Overseas Highway. The park is a large well-manicured recreational facility primarily for use by local residents. Guests staying in nearby hotels can also use the facilities for free. All other guests must pay a per person fee for access to the park.

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Harry Harris County Park
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Harry Harris County Park is located in the town of Tavernier in the Florida Keys. This park is a quiet place good for families with small children since there is a small man-made lagoon type beach to enjoy. It does not open to the ocean and it is protected from waves. Children can play at the playground and there are plenty of spots for a picnic available. Restrooms and showers are on location. Baseball and softball fields are located at this park and it is a popular spot for local teams to play.

Ingrid Lee Wed, 02/26/2014 - 20:16
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