Constitution Park Arboretum – Deerfield Beach, FL

By Arboretum I mean tree collection. This park is a combination of a paved loop trail with fitness stations, a nursery, footpaths, a butterfly garden, and an array of strategically planted trees and plants. It looks like it could be a regular bobo family park at first because there’s a basketball court and playground, but…

Matheson Hammock Park, FL

Matheson Hammock is a Miami-Dade County park south of Coral Gables. This is another one of those parks that I found by looking on a map and driving to see what the green blob was. There is a $5/car fee, then once you drive in you can go toward the marina or follow the road…

Okeeheelee Park, FL

June 20, 2014 Around this time of year in a South Florida you can expect a warm and sunny morning/early afternoon followed by a dark and stormy late afternoon/evening. We were looking for somewhere close and quick to spend a few morning hours meandering and kayaking and chose Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, FL.…

Winston Park Nature Center – Coconut Creek, FL

Since moving to Florida I’ve noticed that there are lots of tucked away parks, nature centers, and preserves showing what these areas looked like before they were developed. They’re not all necessarily big or anything miraculous, but they’re interesting little areas offering respite from the south florida urban jungle. Just some nice spots to go…