Bill Sadowski Park & Nature Center

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  • location_on Bill Sadowski Park & Nature Center
    17555 SW 79 Ave
    Palmetto Bay FL 33157
  • contact_phone 305-255-4767
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Bill Sadowski Park & Nature Center


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. The main nature center building is home to an animal exhibit with live native and non-native wetland animals that can be found in South Florida.Their is an 822 gallon freshwater aquarium that displays live fish caught from the shores of the canal near the park. There are many nature study programs and guided tours that are available to families, small groups and field trips. You will see families fishing, canoeing and relaxing along the lovely canal, or hiking and bird watching and the nature trails and through the natural tree arboretum.

Park Amenities include:

Nature Study Programs and guided tours of nature trails and the bird watching site.

Fishing Instruction and fishing tours available at the nearby fishing canal.

Canoe and Kayak rentals for the canal

Natural Tree Arboretum and Bird Watching Area

Eco Adventures Tours offered like biking and hiking, kayaking, canoeing, fishing trips and more!

Boy Scout Nature Programs

Family Campfires

Geological Site Formations: ancient sloughs with limestone rock formations, pinnacle arches and solution holes.

Picnic Shelters


Observatory Site for the Southern Cross Astronomical Society. This society conducts free star gazing programs with telescopes, lectures, slide shows and many opportunities to enjoy the night sky with your loved ones.

The three separate Florida habitats, aquarium, nature center and free star gazing programs make this a unique experience that everyone must visit if you are in the area. You can guarantee that you will learn new and exciting information about the various Florida habitats and the night sky when you visit this nature center.


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