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.
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!
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.
Easterlin Park in central Broward county is conveniently located just west of I-95 between Commercial and Oakland Park Blvd. The park is a great place to enjoy native Florida environment and still take a jaunt over to the beach. Some of the trees at this 46+ acre park are almost 250 years old. The park has a popular campground that can accomodate 45 RVs and has 10 tent sites. Primitive camping can be reserved for non-profit groups to enjoy. Most sites have water, electricity, fire pits, and picnic tables.
Snyder Park is a 93 acres natural oasis in the midst of urban Fort Lauderdale just north of the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Enjoy nature trails, playgrounds, sand volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, and picnic facilities. A large open field allows for pick up games, frisbee, playing catch, kite flying and more. The two lakes in Snyder Park also offer the chance for fishing. Nature trails will take you through the Tropical Hardwood Hammock ecosystem native to the area.
Markham Park is located in western Broward in the area of Sunrise near the intersection of the Sawgrass Expressway and the Everglades Parkway. This park has a per person entrance fee.
Tradewinds Park is located on both the south and the north side of Sample Road in northern Broward county. Tradewinds is one of the largest parks in the area at over 600 acres. It is home to the popular Butterfly World attraction on the south side of the road with athletic fields, 18-hole disc golf course and pier fresh-water fishing.
Okeeheelee Park is a regional 1700+ acre park in western Palm Beach county near Wellington. This huge park consists of a Nature Center, equestrian center, golf course, lighted courts, lighted athletic fields, bike paths, dog park (Pooch Pines), disc golf and many other amenities. From water-skiing to boating to volleyball to fishing there is something for every active family.
PGA National Park is a large, very popular 35 acre park just off Northlake Blvd. It is surrounded by water and was originally part of the 1985 PGA National development. It has since been renovated and includes a fully accessible play area. Bring along your fishing rod and fish off the little dock or use the spacious pavilions for your next get-together! There are three large multi-purpose fields that are great for soccer, lacrosse, tackle/flag football, or what ever you can dream up. Budding golfer?