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Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

3109 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
+1 954-564-4521
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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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice park” (43 reviews)
“beach access” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:45
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
3109 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
+1 954-564-4521
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

I can honestly say that I was in absolute awe! This park, in the middle of a concrete jungle of a city is beautiful. It was like there was nobody there, even on a beautiful weekend. It was almost deserted. There are trails, playgrounds, restrooms,...More

Thank Allen B
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Suprised to find this state park so near to the beach and relatively built up area. Spend a couple of hours just walking around, saw a burrowing tortoise and a racoon. This park would appeal to a outdoor family because there seemed to be lots...More

Thank ireneriddell
Reviewed 2 June 2016

So you see all those animal crossing signs while you travel around, but we did indeed see a turtle go right where his crossing sign was and cross the road. This is really a nice park with beautiful areas to visit. You can rent a...More

Thank N B
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This park is great for walks or bike rides. Nice paved road, lots of nature and water views. After you're done exercising, just walk to the beach for a swim.

Thank TravelSecretsBlog
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Grew up in fort Lauderdale and remember coming here as a kid. Visited recently to see the ABA code 4 Bahama Mockingbird and it didn't disappoint. Nice park. Good for hiking and bike riding. 6 bucks to get in. Not many mosquitoes even in late...More

Thank AlcaTorda1
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I love Birch State Park, go there frequently to get away and relax. The beach is great and you can get there through the tunnel under the road to avoid traffic. Lots of trees, squirrels and they have

Thank sunrisemom_2000
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We visited Hugh Taylor Birch State Park last week. We drove in ($6) and drove around. There are several parking lots throughout the park, and more than a few trails to hike and explore, including one leading down to the beach. There are also some...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The park has paved multi-use trails, natural surface pathways, paved road through it. There are reservable picnic shelters. It is popular for joggers, dog walkers, bikers, segway rental. It faces the waterway. It is a pleasant, reasonably quiet area away from the bustle of the...More

Thank Edge W
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Beautiful park with great walking trails, canoe and paddle board rentals. Great way to spend the day!!!! 😎

Thank 65_Lisa_M_T
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Very hot burning. Park is so large that you just can't finish on feet. trees, river and across street ocean.

Thank Rosie F
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Are dogs allowed?
27 January 2017|
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Response from FriendsofBirch | Property representative |
Dogs are allowed in the park as long as they are on leashes.
are there bike rentals on site and if so what is the cost?
10 January 2016|
Response from Anastasia D |
Yes, there are bike rentals at BG Coco Cafe. I can't post links here, but just search for their website, and they have pricing on there. You can also get a BCycle (Broward county bike sharing program) from across the street.
Bicycle rentals on site?
8 March 2015|
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Response from annmelissa | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. Kayaks definitely.