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.
Everglades National Park spans more than 1.5 million acres with multiple entrances and visitor centers. The main entrance is located in the city of Homestead in Miami-Dade county. The park was created in 1947 in an effort to protect the area from further damage to this extremely important environmental area. The Everglades, or "River of Grass", consists of wetlands and forests fed by water flowing out of Lake Okeechobee located to the north of the park.
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.