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Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

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Address: 3109 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-3313
Phone Number: 19545644521
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 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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90 Minute Segway Tour - Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
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30 Minute City Segway Experience
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$48.18*
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Quiet, well located nature walk

This park is well maintained, with clean restrooms...and has Ft Lauderdale Beach access. Small, but secluded with old growth...perfect for walking, quiet walk in nature.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
frank c
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This park is well maintained, with clean restrooms...and has Ft Lauderdale Beach access. Small, but secluded with old growth...perfect for walking, quiet walk in nature.

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1 Thank frank c
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time tour the park on our Segway tour. We just happen to go on a Friday afternoon and got a chance to see a talk about some of the local animals. We got to hold snakes, turtles and even an alligator. It was nice change from the beach and the crowds.

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Albuquerque
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful park with an incredible Banyan Tree in the center. Close to the beach. During the hot season it is difficult to wander through it. I imagine it is fabulous when it is cooler. Lots of Banana Spiders and webs, Iguanas and close to the canal.

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1 Thank Jeannette C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun little park in the middle of the city. There is plenty of room for picnics and you can rent Segways or canoes. There are fun little hikes and it is very peaceful. A nice getaway from the concrete. Bring a lunch and enjoy the boats and houses on the waterway.

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1 Thank Benoit C
Fort Lauderdale Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is cheap to get in. The park is nice and not ever busy. You can picnic and watch all the boats go by or cross the street and go to the beach. If you're a family on a budget, it is a fun day and cost effective.

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Willemstad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is so nice at this park! Once you enter it feels like you are not even in a town anymore. We try to go as often as possible and always find a picknick table at the water. pets are allowed and you can make use of the bbq that are located in the park. Everything is cleaned up when... More 

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Lebanon, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After being on concrete and looking at buildings and sidewalks near the beach at Fort Lauderdale, this park is a nice change. Time seemed to slow down the minute we entered the park. We simply drove through (very slowly) to investigate. I wish (1) we weren't so tired from the heat and (2) we had more time so we could... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the night-time full moon kayak tour offered by the concessionaire BG Coco Cafe in Birch State Park. It was peaceful, the moonlight was beautiful, and there was bioluminescent algae in the water!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had high hopes for this park, since it is within walking distance from our home. The place is tired and in need of a lot of TLC.

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is a great park on the beach. They also have cabins to rent, awesome for boys scouts or groups. fun weekend.

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