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John U. Lloyd Beach State Park

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Address: 6503 N OceaJohn U. Lloyd Beach State Recreation Arean Dr, Dania Beach, FL 33004
Phone Number: 954-923-2833
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Biking and Cruise Ship watching

Great place to sight see, beach, swim, bike ride, fish and watch the ships go in and out of the Port Everglades channel.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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South Florida, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Great place to sight see, beach, swim, bike ride, fish and watch the ships go in and out of the Port Everglades channel.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We wanted a quieter beach away from the spring break crowd in ft lauderdale and found this state park. You pay to get in but it ends up being cheaper than finding a meter in downtown ft lauderdale. The water and beach were clean and beautiful. Would recommend if you are looking for a more secluded beach!

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Kissimmee, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Great beach if you look from afar! Full of seaweed and sand-fleas. I was there for a family reunion, and couldn't wait to enjoy the water. I was very disappointed. Not clean at all.

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Union City, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The beach area was clean, however, there was a lot of seaweed on the shore. It was really difficult to walk and see as the water came ashore

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Fort Lauderdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is a beautiful beach. Maybe threy have repaired the nature trail. Rare for South Florida, you can feel almost alone on the beach here although the is a snackbar at the north end---- and crowds. bring whatever you might want to eat or drink

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is a great beach if you want quiet. It's all natural no shops and restaurants around. This has bathrooms picnic tables and bbqs and that's about it. It's 6 bucks a car for all day and you don't typically get the crowds of ft lauderdale.

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Dania Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is truly a beautiful relaxing/walking/picnic spot. The picnic areas are not directly on the beach, but they are a "stone's throw away." You can walk the beach all the way to the northern tip of the park - at the channel where the cruise ships come in. Nice shelters. The entry fee is reasonable, but enough to keep the... More 

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Jonesborough
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Park was ok but the beach was not very nice. Seaweed covered the beach along with quite a bit of trash. If you are going just for the beach I would recommend going to a different beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The park is a prime location so that you can enjoy the beach and water on the ocean side (with good snorkeling as well) and kayaking / boating on the intracoastal waterway side (the cruise ships and some cargo ships pass up and down all day long on the IC waterway--entertaining to watch). The beach itself is a short walk... More 

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Salisbury, MD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is a nice ocean front park with very friendly staff members. There was a lot of sea grass on the beach & in the water but that's beyond their control. They fore-warned us of this upon entering the park

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