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Broward County Parks

Broward County Parks and Recreation Division
950 N.W. 38th St.
Oakland Park, FL 33309
Phone: 954-357-8100

Explore Broward County Parks

Broward County ParksBroward County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2000, the population is 1,623,018; this makes it the second most populated county in the state. According to 2007 U.S. Census estimates, its population has increased to 1,759,591. Its county seat is Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

It is also the fifteenth most populous county in the US.

Broward County is one of three counties that comprise the South Florida metropolitan area.

History

Broward County was created in 1915. It was named for Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, Governor of Florida from 1905 to 1909. In 1915, Palm Beach County and Dade County contributed nearly equal portions of land to create Broward County. By the 1960s, Broward County was considered a leader in agriculture products and services within the State of Florida. 

The massive buildup of the South Florida region since the mid 1970s transformed the region, evidenced by the closure of the last major agriculture center within the county (Waldrep Dairy Farm) in 2003. It was one of the counties at the center of the 2000 U.S. Presidential election recount controversy. In 2002, it began an aggressive campaign of placing surveillance cameras along highways and traffic lights.

Check out Broward County Parks

  • Boaters Park (Accessible only by boat.),
    North side of the Dania Cutoff Canal, west of Ravenswood Rd./Anglers Ave., Dania Beach 33312, Phone: 954-985-1980
  • Boulevard Gardens Community Center
    313 N.W. 28th Terr., Fort Lauderdale 33311, Phone: 954-625-2988
  • Brian Piccolo Park
    9501 Sheridan St., Cooper City 33024, Phone: 954-437-2600
  • C.B. Smith Park
    900 N. Flamingo Rd., Pembroke Pines 33028, Phone: 954-437-2650
  • Central Broward Regional Park
    3700 N.W. 11th Pl., Lauderhill 33311, Phone: 954-321-1170
  • Deerfield Island Park (Accessible only by boat.)
    1720 Deerfield Island Park, Deerfield Beach 33441, Phone: 954-360-1315
  • Easterlin Park
    1000 N.W. 38th St., Oakland Park 33309, Phone: 954-938-0610
  • Fern Forest Nature Center
    201 Lyons Rd. South, Coconut Creek 33063, Phone: 954-970-0150
  • Franklin Park
    2501 Franklin Dr., Fort Lauderdale 33311, Phone: 954-791-1037
  • Hollywood North Beach Park
    3601 N. Ocean Dr., Hollywood 33019, Phone: 954-926-2444
  • Lafayette Hart Park
    2851 N.W. Eighth Rd., Fort Lauderdale 33311, Phone: 954-791-1041
  • Long Key Nature Center and Natural Area
    3501 S.W. 130th Ave., Davie 33330, Phone: 954-327-8797
  • Markham Park
    16001 W. State Rd. 84, Sunrise 33326, Phone: 954-389-2000
  • Plantation Heritage Park
    1100 S. Fig Tree Ln., Plantation 33317, Phone: 954-791-1025
  • Quiet Waters Park
    401 S. Powerline Rd., Deerfield Beach 33442 Phone: 954-360-1315
  • Reverend Samuel Delevoe Park
    2520 N.W. Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale 33311 Phone: 954-791-1036
  • Roosevelt Gardens Park
    2841 N.W. 11th St., Fort Lauderdale 33311 Phone: 954-327-3888
  • Secret Woods Nature Center
    2701 W. State Rd. 84, Dania Beach 33312 Phone: 954-791-1030
  • Sunview Park
    1500 S.W. 42nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale 33317 Phone: 954-791-1040
  • Tradewinds Park
    3600 W. Sample Rd., Coconut Creek 33073 Phone: 954-968-3880
  • Tree Tops Park
    3900 S.W. 100th Ave., Davie 33328 Phone: 954-370-3750
  • T.Y. (Topeekeegee Yugnee) Park
    3300 N. Park Rd., Hollywood 33021 Phone: 954-985-1980
  • Vista View Park
    4001 S.W. 142nd Ave., Davie 33330 Phone: 954-327-8797
  • West Lake Park/Anne Kolb Nature Center
    751 Sheridan St., Hollywood 33019 Phone: 954-926-2480

Natural Areas

  • Crystal Lake
    3299 N.E. Third Ave., Pompano Beach
    24.3 acres of sand pine scrub
    Phone: 954-357-8700
  • Helene Klein Pineland Preserve
    4701 West Hillsboro Blvd., Coconut Creek
    13 acres of mesic flatwood
    Phone: 954-357-8700
  • Highlands Scrub
    4050 N. Dixie Hwy., Pompano Beach
    34.3 acres of sand pine scrub
    Phone: 954-357-8700
  • Hillsboro Pineland
    5591 N.W. 74th Pl., Coconut Creek
    44 acres of pine flatwoods, cypress, and open prairie
    Phone: 954-698-1200
  • Pine Island Ridge
    3900 S.W. 100 Ave., Davie
    101 acres of live oak ridge and slash pine
    Phone: 954-370-3755
  • Snake Warrior's Island
    3600 S.W. 62nd Ave., Miramar
    53.3 acres of upland hammocks and created wetlands
    Phone: 954-926.2480
  • Tall Cypress
    3700 Turtle Run Blvd., Coral Springs
    66.4 acres of pine flatlands and cypress swamp
    Phone: 954-341-3995
  • Woodmont
    7250 N.W. 80th Ave., Tamarac.
    21.6 acres. Mixed slash pine/cypress.
    Phone: 954-357-8700
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