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Secret Woods Nature Center

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2701 W State Road 84, Dania Beach, FL 33312-4827
+1 954-357-8884
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A Nice Secret

Took my grand-children (ages 6 & 8) and it was a perfect get-away for a nature walk, activity room... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Henri A
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Nice Surprise

We are always looking for new spots to hike in Ft Lauderdale and this one is great. There is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dundas, Ontario
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2701 W State Road 84, Dania Beach, FL 33312-4827
2701 W State Road 84, Dania Beach, FL 33312-4827
+1 954-357-8884
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my grand-children (ages 6 & 8) and it was a perfect get-away for a nature walk, activity room and a picnic lunch! Love this little get-away for the tranquility.

Thank Henri A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are always looking for new spots to hike in Ft Lauderdale and this one is great. There is a nature interpretive centre geared towards kids so it is family friendly. It is also wheelchair accessible along the paths. There are signs to help understand...More

Thank phototripper
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Staying in one of the many hotels in the area before getting on a cruise ship tomorrow and looked for something to do that was nearby. Saw the Secret Woods Nature Center on the map app and after looking at their website strolled over. Glad...More

Thank taftdev
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Great way to kill some time if you like and enjoy the wilderness! The staff was super friendly and we saw lots of cool creatures on our walk. Definitely worth the stop!!

Thank lemayashlee
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Wooded trails wind around open canal and a kid's guide is available. There is a butterfly garden and learning center. Good for young kids-one trail is shorter than the other. It's a nice off-the-beaten-path spot of Fort Lauderdale. No charge.

Thank Karen A
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Was here not too long ago, and I was very impressed with the facility. It is kind of hard to find, so look out for the sign. Upon entering, they have tons of trails and gardens along with a lookout to the New River. It...More

Thank Jake D
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took our nine month old son here. It was enjoyable walking on the boardwalk and taking them in the nature center. He like touching the different types of fur.

Thank Brett K
Reviewed May 21, 2017

This passive park is very peaceful and serene, walking along the boardwalk takes you to a butterfly garden and other tranquil spots. A very nice woodsy building is a great venue for parties. The programs offered are wonderful. The staff is outstanding, today was a...More

Thank twheave
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Was looking for someplace to take my 2 year old to kill a couple hours. This was a nice find. She loved checking everything out. It was a very pretty place to take pictures too.

Thank Daye A
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Not one of my favorite parks...it offered two Boardwalked trails.Be sure and take the longer (a little over 1/2 mile) and see some beautiful homes and yachts! We did not see any picnic tables or playground. In my opinion, Snyder and TY park in the...More

Thank mdelliveniri
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Sally G
June 30, 2017|
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Response from joelwakefield | Reviewed this property |
No charge, it's free. You just have to find it . . .
Cynthia W
March 5, 2017|
Response from BrowardCountyParks | Property representative |
Hi, Cynthia. Thanks for asking about Broward County Parks' Secret Woods Nature Center. Here are the directions: From I-95, take State Road 84 (Marina Mile Road), exit #25. Go west approximately one-half mile. The nature... More
February 15, 2017|
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Response from Lbestwiles | Reviewed this property |
I would agree it's a great place to get away drum the noise of that area, but probably not the quiet you are looking for. We did see a manatee though, which was wonderful.