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“Nice and Free (if you park across the street!)”
Review of Red Reef Park

Red Reef Park
Ranked #5 of 80 things to do in Boca Raton
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed July 5, 2014

It is a well maintained park with all the Florida beach park amenities, shaded parking (fee), swing sets, grills, tropical sandy walkways. It has a large underwater rock structure which is good for some brief snorkeling. Not enough sea life to keep you looking for hours, but very nice for the a quick dip.

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Reviewed June 30, 2014

Well, what can I say about Red Reef Park in Boca Raton?

Red Reef Park is an incredible beach to be visited in Boca Raton! As it charges a "per car" parking charge, from what I remember... or it may be per person in the car parking charge...it was affordable for my memory's sake.

I must be honest...there are many beautiful beaches in South Florida and this is one beach to be visited if you are in this area! It is very clean and "smoke free" as well...

Have fun and be safe...the riptides don't play!

:)

1  Thank Riko C
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

This beach is a pleasure! We park across the street (A1A) and walk, much cheaper. The beach is bordered by huge Sea Grapes...not condos. The sand is lined with protected Sea Turtle nests. At low tide you can walk out FOREVER and hang on a sand bar where you can reach down under the sand and pull out Keyhole Sea Urchin by the dozen (most often mistakenly referred to as Sand Dollars). The water is crystal clear with barely a hint of waves. The artificial reef, although small, rivals any Caribbean snorkel adventure I've ever been on (please see pics). I've been during low tides and high tides and see different things each time. Crabs, urchin, fish, squid etc... It is truly a perfect family beach. Keep in mind, the sand gets crazy hot so where your flip flops to the waters edge for when you come out.

3  Thank Lizzyontheroad
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Reviewed June 26, 2014

This place was highly recommended to us and we were very disappointed. The snorkeling here was supposed to be "superb." Don't believe it. If you have kids, the beach is nice and you can give them a mask and a snorkel and kill a couple of hours. For adults, we left within the hour. Park across the street for $2 an hour as opposed to paying the $16 per day entrance fee. You may be leaving quickly like we did.

1  Thank Billswife87
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Reviewed May 22, 2014

There are many beaches in the Deerfield/Boca area, but Red Reef is one of my favorite. This narrow strip doesn't get as crowded as the rest, and when the water is peaceful, smooth and crystal clear it is one of the best places to snorkel, paddleboard or just relax. Don't expect a huge reef, but it is a great place to start, or bring novice snorkelers. You'll see plenty of cool fish and aquatic plants!

NOTE ON PARKING!! Park ACROSS the street at the metered lot. It goes from big bucks $$$ ($16 currently i believe?!?) to a few dollars for a couple of hours.

2  Thank Luke O
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