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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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Sub-Urban Secluded Beach. Is that even a thing?

If it weren't for the air traffic from Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport I could give this an "Excellent" rating. This park is just minutes from the hustle and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Dania Beach Fl
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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I went to John U. Lloyd this weekend on the suggestion of a friend. I was very hesitant, at first because I wasn't sure I wanted to go to a park. I was surprise at how many people were waiting in line, but have patience the line moves rather quickly. I paid $6 to enter the park (2-8 people per... More 

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Dania Beach Fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

If it weren't for the air traffic from Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport I could give this an "Excellent" rating. This park is just minutes from the hustle and bustle of Hollywood Beach and Ft. Lauderdale Beach without the crowds! Don't confuse them though. If you want full fare dining and libations with jet skis, parasailing and the like, this place... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

It is a beautiful State Park and is so worth the $6.00. A lot of areas to fish, kayak, beach picnics, and the best was going way to the end of park to the jetty, and doing the traditional Sail Away of the cruise ships that were leaving at 4pm on Sat. And Sun. So close to the ships and... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Fantastic place to see the ships leave and wave Bon Voyage to cruisers leaving Fort Lauderdale! Our friends venture here on a regular basis, so we joined them recently. If you're there to watch ships leave, park in the furthest lot in the park, walk past the restrooms (which are really clean, by the way!), and continue along the path... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I went to kayak, whiskey creek was low tide and so I ended up dragging my kayak most of the way so that was lame. But the reason I'm posting is when I was getting out a naked guy masturbating tried to assault me, I threatened him with my paddle and he jumped into the creek but not before several... More 

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Paw Paw, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We don't like crowded beaches, so this place was nice. Cost 6 bucks to get in, which may deter some of the crowds. Checkout the beach at parking lot#1 first, as the further down you go the dunes have cliff erosion so there's not much beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

A really nice beach, not very crowded at all. There were bathroom facilities (didn't use) and I only wish I had discovered this sooner! This beach had plenty of parking and had a small entrance fee.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

nice quiet beach/park in busy south Florida. Clean place. beaches are nice. paths to walk are nice as well. Plenty of access to ocean's beach or inter-coastal waterway. Several access points for kayaks. Worth checking out.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

In the days of segregation this was the "negro beach", when I was growing up. It's a blessing now because it might have saved this beach from development. Rent a canoe and paddle into the mangrove area. Always great WHERE SANDALS, if you forget you will wish you hadn't because the Australian pines leave little surprises plus sandburs. Enjoy a... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

very clean restrooms...a fee to enter, but much less than feeding the meters at Dania Beach (which is right next to it) if you plan to stay for any length of time....Purchasing an annual state park permit is a good deal if you go to state parks often no kites allowed in some areas people do come to fish off... More 

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