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Broward park hours changing due to budget cuts

Please be advised that effective October 1, 2009, Broward County regional parks, nature centers, and natural areas will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays* due to Fiscal Year 2010 budget reductions. The following four County

Map of where the parks are in Broward County - Click image for guide.

parks, however, will continue to be open daily:**

  • Central Broward Regional Park, 3700 N.W. 11th Place, Lauderhill;
  • Markham Park, 16001 W. State Rd. 84, Sunrise;
  • Topeekeegee Yugnee (T. Y.) Park, 3300 N. Park Rd., Hollywood;
  • Tradewinds Park, 3600 W. Sample Rd., Coconut Creek;

Campgrounds will remain open daily to registered campers, with the exception of Quiet Waters’ Rent-A-Tent campground, which will be closed on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.* Neighborhood parks will continue daily operations. Private facilities – AllGolf (at C.B. Smith), Butterfly World (at Tradewinds), Ski Rixen (at Quiet Waters), and the tennis centers (at Brian Piccolo and C.B. Smith) – will continue their normal operating schedules. Polling sites will be open for voting purposes only on election days.

Regional Parks, Nature Centers, and Natural Areas Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays:

  • Boaters Park, 26º 4’ 5.45” N 80º 10’ 17.76” W; north side of the Dania Cutoff Canal, west of Anglers Ave./Ravenswood Rd., Dania Beach;
  • Brian Piccolo Park, 9501 Sheridan St., Cooper City; (exception: open 5-10 p.m. on Wednesdays)
  • C.B. Smith Park, 900 N. Flamingo Rd., Pembroke Pines;
  • Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area, 3299 N.E. Third Ave., Pompano Beach;
  • Deerfield Island Natural Area, 1720 Deerfield Island Park, Deerfield Beach;
  • Easterlin Park, 1000 N.W. 38th St., Oakland Park;
  • Fern Forest Nature Center, 201 Lyons Rd. South, Coconut Creek;
  • Helene Klein Pineland Preserve, 4701 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Coconut Creek;
  • Highlands Scrub Natural Area, 4050 N. Dixie Hwy., Pompano Beach;
  • Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area, 5591 N.W. 74th Pl., Coconut Creek;
  • Hollywood North Beach Park, 3601 N. Ocean Dr., Hollywood;
  • Long Key Natural Area and Nature Center, 3501 S.W. 130th Ave., Davie;
  • Pine Island Ridge, 3900 S.W. 100th Ave., Davie;
  • Plantation Heritage Park, 1100 S. Fig Tree Lane, Plantation;
  • Quiet Waters Park, 401 S. Powerline Rd., Deerfield Beach;
  • Secret Woods Nature Center, 2701 W. State Rd. 84, Dania Beach;
  • Snake Warrior’s Island, 3600 S.W. 62nd Ave., Miramar;
  • Tall Cypress Natural Area, 3700 Turtle Run Blvd., Coral Springs;
  • Tree Tops Park, 3900 S.W. 100th Ave., Davie;
  • Vista View Park, 4001 S.W. 142nd Ave., Davie;
  • West Lake Park/Anne Kolb Nature Center, 751 Sheridan St., Hollywood;
  • Woodmont Natural Area, 7250 N.W. 80th Ave., Tamarac;

*All Broward County regional parks and natural area sites will be open on the following Tuesdays and Wednesdays:  March 30 and 31, 2010; and all Tuesdays and Wednesdays from Monday, June 14 through Wednesday, August 25, 2010.  Quiet Waters’ Rent-A-Tent campground will reopen on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays during these time-frames.  The following nature centers will remain closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays year round and daily hours of operation will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:  Anne Kolb, Fern Forest, Long Key, and Secret Woods.

**All Broward County parks are closed on Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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