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Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park

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Address: 6503 North Ocean Drive, Dania Beach, FL 33004 (Formerly John U. Lloyd Beach State Park)
Phone Number: 954-923-2833
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
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The reason we went to this park was to see the RCCL Oasis of the Seas cruise ship sail from Port Everglades. This was the place to be, it wasn't crowded, and the beach was very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 8, 2016
New Jersey

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 388 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

The reason we went to this park was to see the RCCL Oasis of the Seas cruise ship sail from Port Everglades. This was the place to be, it wasn't crowded, and the beach was very nice. The water was a bit warm, and the sand has a lot of shells which is great for the kids, but not for... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

On Sat 8/20 we planned a family outing to "John U. Lloyd Beach" which we had not visited in 25 years. We had fond memories of bringing our young children here to dig in the sand, play in the water and beach comb for shells: jewel boxes, scotch bonnets, scallops, etc. At the time, it was the best beach in... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best beaches in South Florida. They have pavilions, modern bathroom facilities, a boat ramp, a concession with food and kayak/canoe/etc. rentals. On the north end, the park features a pier that is adjacent to the entrance for cruise ships and container ships into the port of Ft. Lauderdale; this affords some fantastic views of these... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We found this beach to be a nice choice for swimming in the waves. All of the facilities were clean and the Rangers were extremely friendly. Also cool to watch the ships coming and going from port Everglades.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

I've lived in Fort Lauderdale for four years and just now found this gem of a park. Endless beach, nice pavilions, adequate parking and a very natural beautiful setting. Here's a tip. When you get to the very end of the park, you are obstructed from seeing where the large cruise ships enter the harbor by some fenced-in government buildings.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have lived in South Florida for 18 years and hadn't experienced the park. We were out for a drive on Saturday and decided to venture into the park, what a pleasant surprise. The park is quite rustic and simple. Lots of boaters were launching into the inter coastal or accessing the ocean from the park. Plenty... More 

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Hollywood, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

No frills here. Just a beautiful rustic beach with white sand. My family loves coming here. There are no restaurants here so we always pack for for a picnic. The have many park tables to sit at and bathroom facilities. After we eat, we take a stroll along this amazing preserved beach. The water is usually clear and stunning. To... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

We first stopped at Dania Beach, which had parking that was paid by the hour. We planned on staying all day, so we opted to head to John U. Lloyd Beach Park and pay $6/car load. Parking was plentiful when we showed up on a Sun. afternoon. The park space was a bit crowded with families cooking out, but didn't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Great place to go to the beach or kayak or fish. Nice trails to walk as well. Simple, low cost, easy parking. Great for everyone.

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Dania Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Look for the pavilions located in several places to shelter from the scorching sun. Do not be dissapointed if you find lots of seaweed on the beach....it´s turtle time!!! and they take good care of the little ones that will soon be born. So seaweed cannot be removed! If you go on Saturdays or Sundays about 4:00PM you will be... More 

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