Alice Wainwright Park

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If you are looking for a wonderful place to take the whole family for an afternoon of fun and relaxation, Alice Wainwright Park in Miami is the place to be. All parks have their unique qualities, but not every park can provide breathtaking views of downtown Miami and Key Biscayne. That, and its rare locale in the middle of a host of high rises, is what makes this park a hidden Miami gem. It is a bay front oasis that provides picnic shelters and benches that face the water. A basketball court is available for anyone who wants to shoot hoops. 

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Deerwood Bonita Lakes Park

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Deerwood Bonita Lakes Park is a nice 11 acre park in Miami Dade County with a lot of great sports amenities for the whole family. This park really embraces the community that surrounds it, which makes it a sweet and safe neighborhood park. This park used to be called Deerwood Park and was renamed for the neighboring community of Deerwood Bonita Lakes.

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A.D. Barnes Park

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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. 

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Amelia Earhart Park

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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!

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Anne Kolb Nature Center & West Lake Park

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Anne Kolb Nature Center and West Lake Park are located in southern Broward in the town of Hollywood on the north and south side of Sheridan Street.  This popular nature center features trails, amphitheater, exhibits and a 68-foot observation tower.   The exhibit hall has an entrance fee but the trails around the nature center are free.  The trails include a fishing trail (catch & release is encouraged and a permit required), the Mudflat Trail, the South Trail (gravel) and the Lake Trail.

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Apoxee Wilderness Trail

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Serenity has always complemented nature’s beauty. Such fascinating beauty lies in an urban park which is almost a mile from the northern side of the Vista Centre. It's simplicity is enchanting, considering how close it is to busy civilization.

Apoxee, which is pronounced as Ah-po-ee, is a word derived from the Miccosukee Language. It means Beyond Tomorrow. The park has a unique water supply which comes from the wetlands to ensure that the urban and environmental sustainability is sustained.

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Aquatics Complex

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Since its refurbishment and subsequent reopening, Wellington Aquatics Complex has been a family-favorite destination because it has something for everyone. It is an easily accessible feature located along 12150 Forest Hill Boulevard in Wellington, Florida. Renowned for its Olympic-sized swimming pool, it has acquired a number of amenities that could be of interest to natives and visitors alike. First things first, the pool has been redesigned to meet the competitive standards that go into hosting meaningful swimming competitions.

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Arch Creek Park and Museum

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Arch Creek Park and Museum is located in the city of North Miami just west of Biscayne Blvd. This historic park was once inhabited by several Native American tribes that lived in ancient Florida.  The oldest known tribe, the now extinct Tequesta, once made this natural stone arch their base along a popular native trail.  Artifacts from these ancient peoples were discovered on the property and preserved in a small museum along with objects left by early Florida pioneers.  The park is small, shaded and has beautiful flora and fauna.

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