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Deerfield Island Park

Address: 1720 Deerfield Island Park, Open Weekends from 10:00-4:00pm Shuttle runs every hour on the hour, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Phone Number: 954-360-1320
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Type: Islands, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Type: Islands, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife

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Montreal, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

It was easy to found, got on the shuttle boat right away and were on the island in no time. The captain told us the mangrove trail was closed because the latest hurricane had damaged the passage way (most of it is a suspended stilts) but we ventured just the same to find out that there are no real damage... More 

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Tonawanda, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I was in the area visiting my Mom who doesn't really go to parks like I do. This was only 15 min walk for me to get to the boat landing. I hit it in morning and the boat capt pointed out a few iguanas sunning themselves up high in tree limbs. I was the only one on the boat... More 

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Jamestown, North Dakota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is a great place to go to during the weekends. Easy to find and easy to travel to. Nice facilities.

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montreal
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

First this is a park that is run by Broward county and access is only by boat and the shuttle they have is free (give a couple of bucks in a tip if you can)and runs on the weekend only. I was pleasantly surprised to see what it had to offer . You can spend as little as 45 minutes... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is a hidden gem in Deerfield - a great break from the urban world. Its a good weekend getaway but does not consume too much time.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We've been wanting to check out this little island for some time now as we drive by it frequently. It was a great nature hike for no fee at all. Shuttles to and from island run right on time. Trails and island in general very well kept. Was nice to visit a place right int he middle of the city... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Nice casual walk in the shade if your feeling energetic walk it twice or walk 5 miles in the sun.Seating n bbq availible yes you must provide your own food for a picnic but some FOLK expect someone to provide this food but I love this little jungle I found!And did I mention its free although a tip never hurt... More 

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Lighthouse Point, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

IT was fun, we went on a night tour the first of its kind and learned alot about the island. We learned about the gopher tortoise that lived on the island and that you can boat to it for free. Would love to go back!

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

On weekends, a shuttle boat brings you across the river to the island. it takes about 5 minutes to get across, and you can see the whole little island within an hour, maybe two if you are really taking your time. There are restrooms and a soda vending machine, you need to bring food if you want to picnic there.... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Nice place to explore. Not a lot t do there but worth going to. Would be a nice place to have a BBQ, but lugging everything over would be a chore.

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