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Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 6:45 PM
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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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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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3109 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-3313
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All reviews beach access walking trails paved road per vehicle rent a canoe mile loop intracoastal waterway entrance fee banyan trees bike ride watch the boats sunrise blvd across the street hugh taylor birch water taxi stop old florida segway tour
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful state park in the heart of FLL. Drive or walk through the park. Fee $2.00 and well worth it. I opted to walk the park. I did all the tranquil nature trails. There is a restaurant in the park to enjoy lunch or a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jetsetrnc
Reviewed yesterday

With a short walk you experience how the wilderness was here before the urbanization. Parking was an issue on Saturday. Why not promote public transportation by making the access fee reduced for pedestrians? Not many designated pedestrian trails.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank longtravel09
Reviewed 3 days ago

I go to Birch Park every day to walk my dog around the 2 mile nature trail, a third of which is along the intracoastal so it is great for yacht watching. There is a paved circuit of the park or you can walk along...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DeborahMW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This 180 acres of land is located adjacent to beach in Fort Lauderdale . A hidden gem indeed ! Lots of activities located within the park . Only $2 to walk and $6 to park for the day ( includes a carload for admission )....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BarryStrongman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hugh Taylor Birch Park is a wonderful place to drive through or park and walk.. You will observe Florida's vegetation at its best. There is a place on the intercostal where you can sit and enjoy watching the yachts go by, I like to pick...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lhstarr3
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented bikes at the Sonesta acroos the street and ride the bikes, it's a 2 mile loop and part of it is by the water. It was fun and only took an hour. Admission to the park is $2 per person for the day.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank grillman332017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this completely by accident. A really pretty drive, lots of places to stop and park, nice trails to walk.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JohnRay2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wisdom of one of the early Florida settlers(the park's namesake) saved this natural area from the development that surrounds it. The State accepted the donation of this land that slips between the intercoastal and highway A1A. There is an admittance fee of $6 per...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful and neat park with lots of walking and biking paths. The park was quiet and had great facilities like bathrooms and parking. Also visit the Park and Ocean restaurant located in the park. The restaurant had good food and a nice setting near the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sofiestar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a nice lunch a beach visit and a leisurely ride in a double kayak. The kids 8 and 12 had fun, it was more interesting than a pool and you have access to the beach. But, don't go after 4 PM with your...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Petru V
November 16, 2018|
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Response from BjMOslo_Norway | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes I would say this park a good place. It cost to come by car, but not for just walking. The rearest free parking is. on the other side of the brigde, on the right side. Else, for just relaxing out ou the sun, why not... More
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emmyFortLauderdale
November 9, 2018|
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Response from Pierre1999 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and they tend to congregate every night near the Sunrise Blvd. part of the park where people feed them. (They shouldn't)....
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September 12, 2018|
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Response from Trudy R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can rent them at the park's concession, which is called Park & Ocean.
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