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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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08:00 - 18:45
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:45
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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Diamond in the rough. I Visited A restaurant that may not be listed yet.

This lil café is hidden and great place to spend some time while it is raining. The Name is "Park and Ocean Restaurant" It has a totally open concept with views of the Ocean and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This lil café is hidden and great place to spend some time while it is raining. The Name is "Park and Ocean Restaurant" It has a totally open concept with views of the Ocean and the Seagrape Trees that impart a primordial experience. The entrance for pedestrian and bicyclist To Birch State Park is on the backside of this concession.... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this park to bike and enjoyed biking along the intercoastal. It's very short but then we kayaked and enjoyed cold drinks at the gorgeous tree canopy area just across from the beach. It is such a nice spot. You can access the beach by a tunnel. We played checkers and jenga. It's a nice low key family... More 

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small preserve right off the beach, donated by the family of one of the original area developers from Chicago. It has the inland waterway on one side and boulevard on the other. It has a small freshwater pond on which you can canoe, kayak, or paddle-boat but it's not connected to any other waterway, so do not... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to relax and enjoy a park setting right next to the intercostal water way that has great boat watching views, also have the beaches right across the street.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here from the water taxi to enjoy a picnic lunch and hikes. A must see is the humongous banyan tree! Kids enjoyed climbing all over it. Saw lots of lizards too.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in the center of town, to visit a large park with huge trees, nice green spaces and plenty of parking, is a treat. The park itself is nice; not spectacular - just pleasant. There is the original house to tour, but we were too late in the day for their open hours. I imagine on a hot day, it... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 2 days prior to cruise. We biked around the park, spent time with ranger watching presentation on native animals and had drinks at the micro brew pub adjacent to it between park and beach. Great time

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a whim and due to a long layover, we rented a car and "happened" upon this wonderful gem! Couldn't ask for anything more! The park is clean, has easy and safe access to the gorgeous beach, a newly built open cafe (on-site) featuring fresh, local foods and drinks. The cafe had creative toys for young kids to keep them... More 

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Barrington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great all around nice place to visit. We spent some time on the trails Geocaching. Had a picnic along the Intracoastal Waterway. Water taxi and beach access, Segway tour. Snack bar. Playground for the kids. Clean restrooms. Relaxing place to spend some time while in the area!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fun must see. I will be going back and hiking. Segway toured park. Fun hiking paths, relaxing beautiful park.

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