The Robert King High Park and Carlos Arboleya Campground in Miami, Florida dates from the early 70's and was reopened in 2011 after extensive remodeling. The improved park features a new building for classes and meetings plus the addition of a sanded volleyball court.
The Camp Owaissa Bauer is considered one of the hidden treasures of Miami-Dade Country Parks & Recreation. A nice getaway from the hectic city life, this campsite is located in Homestead, Florida, United States. The park itself is built on a 110 acre area and contains plenty of trails that teach both children and adults interesting facts about the ecology/geology of The Sunshine State. It's equipped with vast facilities to house up to 160 campers overnight or for prolonged periods of time.
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.
Vista View Park is a gorgeous park located in the Town of Davie in Broward County. This park has 272 acres of rolling hills and meadows. The park was created with nature in mind. Landscapers created three native habitats to the park: Dry prairie, mesic flatwoods, and hammock using plants native to the area. The hope is that more animals will make this park their natural habitat. This park is a popular location for outdoor enthusiasts and families who love to try different activities.
If you are looking for a beautiful and lush green park full of amazing attractions for you and the family, then the A.D. Barnes Park is exactly where you need to be. This 65-acres oasis is located in one of the busiest areas in the Miami Dade County in Florida. It provides recreation and fun activities for residents and tourists seeking more natural attractions and a place to relax.
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.
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.
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.
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is a Florida state park located between 2 bodies of water: Largo Sound and Tarpon Basin on the Atlantic Ocean side of Key Largo. The park consists of about 70 nautical miles and encompasses several types of habitats. The mangrove swamps, upland areas, and hammocks offer some interesting land exploration opportunities on well-maintained trails. The main draw for the park are its spectacular coral reefs which can be viewed by glass bottom boat or on snorkeling and scuba diving expeditions.
Bahia Honda State Park is located on Bahia Honda Key in the city of Big Pine Key found in central Monroe county. Bahia Honda is renowned for its picturesque beaches with clear water and soft sands. Lay on the shore and watch the spectacular sunsets that frame the old railroad bridge. The shallow waters (4-6 feet) make it a nice place to snorkel or for beginner scuba divers. Snorkel gear can be rented from the park's concession as well as kayaks. Picnic areas and shady spots abound for visitors to relax and enjoy the balmy sea breezes on the shore.