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Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

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Address: 3109 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
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+1 954-564-4521
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:45 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Smack in the middle of the city is this 180-acre park, which offers a...

Smack in the middle of the city is this 180-acre park, which offers a respite from city life with picnicking, camping, swimming and canoeing and a chance to tour the home of the generous man who donated his lovely estate to Florida.

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Partly developed park in the middle of Ft Lauderdale

Great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of Ft Lauderdale. They have native Turtles running around. The Volunteer Ranger said they try to keep the cars from running over... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of Ft Lauderdale. They have native Turtles running around. The Volunteer Ranger said they try to keep the cars from running over them but they are not always successful. I would suggest they try harder to keep the native species from being killed by the locals and tourists. Nice space.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This Florida state park offers a variety of things for adults and families. Admission to the park is very reasonable. The main road is a 2 mile loop for bikers, joggers, walkers and rollerbladers. The people driving through are very aware of the pedestrians. There are a number of nature trails off the main road that wind through the park... More 

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Yorkville, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a few hours walking the paths on our first vacation day here. Nice views of nature, Saw some lizards and a raccoon. The trails weave in and out of the woods so you can see the waterways as well. We took time to enter the beach area as well which has an under the road tunnel access. Just $6... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk, bike, canoe kayak,access to the beach. Paths are wooded FL style, a fresh water canal, as well as a walk along the intercoastal waterway

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Oak Park, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We bicycled along the paved roads in this park and then sat at a wood picnic table next to the inter coastal waterway. We felt that we were far from the hustle and bustle of the nearby tourist strip along Florida Route A1A. The sky was sunny, but it is easy to find shade.

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Rochester, NY
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a Sunday morning we borrowed some bikes from our hotel and took a spin through this park. After paying the $2 entrance fee per person we cruised around the park. It was pretty quiet except for a 5K race that was just ending. There were picnic areas, playgrounds, and nature trails. The section of the park along the intercoastal... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I only went the one time but I thought it was way too wild for someone like me. :) Spiders dangling over your head and crabs running around your feet. Maybe we just tried the wrong path because some of the reviews on here definitely make me want to try again.

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to this park makes you realize how beautiful natural Florida really is. Once you are ready to relax just walk across the street (or go through the tunnel) and head to the beach to soak up the Florida sunshine.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going here all my life. Great trails, bike and boat rentals and lots of wildlife to see! A must see in Ft. Lauderdale!

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Lambertville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite several years of vacationing in Ft. Lauderdale, we never ventured to Birch State Park. Now, we won't ever miss an opportunity to walk or bike in here again! The scenery is wonderful and a portion is right on the intercoastal canal. About two miles around. Look forward to biking it next year (you can get rentals in the park).

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