Africa USA was an African wildlife tourist attraction that was open from 1953 until 1961. The park was located in Boca Raton, Florida, on 300 acres (1.2 km 2) of land near U.S. 1. Walt Disney was a frequent visitor to the theme park and considered purchasing it.
Having checked out Deerfield Beach and Boyton Beach, Atlantic Dunes Park was my favorite. ADP is slightly less crowded than Deerfield Beach, but had more of a crowd than Boynton Beach. PARKING: There is a lot across the street for $1.50 an hour. Boynton Beach parking is $10 per day. At Deerfield Beach, lot parking is around $15 for 3 hours.
Dogs shall be on a leash prior to entering , and upon departing the dog beach. Owners & dogs may park in Spanish River Park and enter Bark Beach with a valid City or Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District Beach Parking Permit or by paying the applicable daily rate at the Spanish River Gatehouse.
Boca Express Train Museum. Experience an exciting nostalgic tour about the glamorous days of train travel via living history interpreters. Come aboard as a passenger and meet the train crew members at work! The guided tour begins in the historic FEC train depot and continues after boarding the two 1947 Seaboard Air Line streamlined rail cars.
Originally named South County Regional Park, the park was renamed Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park on November 20, 2012. Burt Aaronson was a Palm Beach County Commissioner serving District 5 from 1992 to 2012. Aaronson established and aided in the success of countless projects throughout the county.
The Children's Science Explorium, located in Sugar Sand Park, is a hands-on science center designed for children 5 – 12 years of age and their caregivers. We offer fascinating and interactive exhibits, programs and camps that bring the physical sciences to life.
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Daggerwing Nature Center is located within the Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park in Boca Raton, Florida, and has a host of nature experiences and wildlife encounters for the whole family! A great place to start is the exhibit hall, with 3,000 square feet of amazing exhibits.
Deerfield Island is a 53.3-acre nature-oriented park offering outdoor recreational opportunities and environmental education. Accessible only by boat, this roughly triangular park is bordered by the Intracoastal Waterway and the Hillsboro and Royal Palm canals.
Located next to the Serenoa Glade Preserve, George Snow Park in eastern Boca Raton is an almost 6 acre city park. The park can be reached via Glades road just east of I-95. It is the only access point to the Serenoa Glade Preserve and has plenty of parking.
The Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District holds bi-monthly meetings at Sugar Sand Park Community Center starting at 5:15pm to discuss projects and upcoming budgets. Join us to find out more about the exciting things happening at the beaches and parks in Boca Raton.
The Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex, commonly known as the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, is a nature center operated by the city of Boca Raton, Florida in conjunction with the Friends of Gumbo Limbo (Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Inc.) and the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District, and located at 1801 N. Ocean Blvd. in Boca Raton. Gumbo Limbo sits on twenty acres of protected barrier island, the area between the Intracoastal and the Atlantic Ocean.
From outdoor laboratory experiments to group-learning exercises, we ensure students receive information requested while having a fun experience. Come explore our natural areas. Environmental and Scouting Programs Getting people of all ages involved in the appreciation of nature is the focus of many of the programs at Hillsboro Pineland.
James A. Rutherford Park is 45 acres in size. Alcohol: Alcoholic beverages are not allowed in the park. Pets: Pets are not permitted in the park. Please do not feed the wildlife in the park! Note: The City of Boca Raton is in the beginning phases of undertaking an extensive restoration project at both James A. Rutherford and Lake Wyman Parks.
Loggers Run is conveniently located on Glades Road, west of US-441. LoggersRunBocaRaton.com and One Step Ahead Realty are not affiliated with the community Loggers Run located in Boca Raton, Florida. All information provided through this site is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.
Indulge at the Cornell Cafe & Morikami Museum Store Find a treasure at the Museum Store, or stop by the Cornell Cafe to try the new summer specials menu. Members: Don’t forget to create a member account in order to see and receive your online discount.
Make sure Red Reef Park is on your list of places to visit. The 67-acre, oceanfront park located at 1400 State Road A1A in Boca Raton offers an a myriad of amenities amid beautiful, natural scenery. Gumbo Limbo Nature Center and the Red Reef Executive Golf Course are part of this scenic stop on the East Coast.
Sand Pine Park is a centrally located neighborhood park on 8.6 acres in Boca Raton, Florida, in Palm Beach County. The park is open to the public from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM, and sunset on Sunday. Some of the park’s visitors say it is the best place to play soccer.
NOTICE: The use of balloons is prohibited at this park. ENTRANCE 1100 S. Ocean Boulevard Boca Raton, Florida 33432 Google Maps HOURS: Sunrise - Sunset CLASS: Beach. ACREAGE: 11.10 acres. AMENITIES. beach frontage, guarded (850 feet) beach surf wheelchair is available; contact a lifeguard to arrange for use.
Sugar Sand Park features the Community Center, which houses the Children's Science Explorium and the Willow Theatre; and the Field House, which features an indoor gymnasium. Developed by the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District and operated by the City of Boca Raton, this 132-acre park continues its commitment to enhance the role of recreation and culture for residents and visitors alike.
Agree Joe. Your article is about best practices. Which raises a point: why didn’t the City of Boca Raton get grant money for the purchase of the Wildflower property? The entire $7.5M purchase price fell on the taxpayers of Boca Raton. Deerfield Beach, on the other hand, won $2.03M in grants to partially fund the $3.9M Sullivan Park upgrade.
The Deerfield Beach Historical Society was founded in 1973, with a directive to identify, preserve and maintain historical sites in the Deerfield Beach area. The first order was to preserve the Pioneer House (Kester Cottage), a 1930’s era cottage.
What is Master Escape Room? Bored? Experience the thrill and excitement of the Master Escape room. It is a fun team building activity where you and your team are “locked” into a room, given several clues, puzzles, games and 60 minutes to complete the challenges and escape the room.
Daggerwing Nature Center is set within the beautiful confines of Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park in western Boca Raton. Features include a 3,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall with live animals and interactive state-of-the-art exhibits, classroom facilities, laboratory, art gallery, reading area, butterfly garden, and an elevated boardwalk which takes you on a relaxing journey through a swamp.
A 217-acre natural area atop the Atlantic Coastal Ridge in Boca Raton, Yamato Scrub protects the largest chunk of native scrub habitat found this far south in Florida. Walking the northernmost trails in this preserve, you forget you’re in a very industrial part of Boca Raton, especially when you keep spotting wildlife.