Hugh Taylor Birch State Park


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Hugh Taylor Birch State Park


Location:On East Sunrise Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, just west of A1A.
Facilities:Youth camp with 6 air-conditioned cabins (each with restrooms and kitchens), primitive youth camping area, picnic areas, pavilions, playgrounds, restrooms, canoe rental, nature trails, visitor center.
Activities:Group camping, canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, inline skating, birding, guided tours (seasonal).
Special Features:An island of trees and greenery in the middle of urban Fort Lauderdale, the park sits between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, adjacent to Fort Lauderdale Beach. It contains several distinct native biological communities, including a maritime hammock and a freshwater lagoon. The Terramar Visitor Center, which was Hugh Taylor Birch's home, has displays of the area's history and of its unique ecosystem.
Address:3109 E Sunrise Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Phone:954-564-4521
Fax:954-762-3737
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/hughtaylorbirch
Size: 174 acres land; 1.25 acres water.

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