South Florida Parks With A PlusHomestead Air Reserve Park- Big Shot Paintball FieldHomestead Air Reserve Park- Big Shot Paintball Fields
27401 SW 127th Ave. Homestead
Avid paintball goers and first timers alike will feel the rush at Homestead Air Reserve Park’s Big Shot Paintball Fields. With two outdoor paintball fields and bunkers, the experience is sure to be thrilling.
Homestead Air Reserve Park- Big Shot Paintball Field
South Florida Parks With A PlusLarry & Penny Thompson ParkLarry & Penny Thompson Park (12451 SW 184th St. Miami)
Experience nature’s water park with a large freshwater lake surrounded by sandy shores and three water slides carved into a rock mountain. For a dryer way to enjoy the park, explore the 270 acres of woods via dirt trails and hiking paths.
Larry & Penny Thompson Park
South Florida Parks With A PlusMatheson Hammock ParkMatheson Hammock Park
9610 Old Cutler Rd. Miami
Known as a prime spot for kite boarding, Matheson Hammock Park is a great place to people watch and to admire nature. Take a swim in their man-made beach or go for a walk in one of their nature trails.
Matheson Hammock Park
South Florida Parks With A PlusTrail Glades Sport Shooting RangeTrail Glades Sport Shooting Range (17601 SW 8th St. Miami)
Skilled and novice shooters can test their tactical skills on one of the park’s multiple shooting ranges or skeet fields. For those who want to experience less intensity on the range, safe shooter classes are available. (Source: parkstore.miamidade.gov)
Trail Glades Sport Shooting Range (Source parkstore.miamidade.gov)
South Florida Parks With A PlusPine Ridge ParkPine Ridge Park (13000 SW 216th St. Miami)
Watch motocross riders soar across steep inclines and maneuver through sharp turns at Pine Ridge Park. Test drive your BMX skills before buying the license and equipment. (Source: Getty Images)Pine Ridge Park (Source Getty Images)
South Florida Parks With A PlusOleta River State Park- Biking TrailOleta River State Park (3400 NE 163rd St. Miami)
There is something for everyone at Oleta River State Park. Park goers can spend the day in the beach, go fishing on the pier, cycle through the different bike trails, and go on nature hikes or even camp out in one of the park’s cabins or in the camp grounds. (Source: floridastateparks.org)Oleta Park (Source floridastateparks.org)
South Florida Parks With A PlusJohn Pennekamp State ParkJohn Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park (102601 Oversees Hgwy. Key Largo)
John Pennekamp Park offers the entire water experience. Snorkel through the amazing world of coral reefs, explore the mangroves with kayak or paddleboat rentals, or experience the reefs without getting soaked on the glass bottom boat tours. (Source: pennekamppark.com)
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South Florida Parks With A PlusEverglades National ParkEverglades National Park (Source nationalparkservice.org)
South Florida Parks With A PlusCB Smith ParkCB Smith Park (900 N. Flamingo Rd. Pembroke Pines)
Water lovers will have an interactive water experience at CB Smith Park’s Paradise Cove. Slide through one of the plunging water slides at Sharky’s Lagoon, take the kids to the water playground at Parrot’s Point or soak up the sun while floating on Crazy Creek’s tube ride. (Source: broward.org)
CB Smith Park (Source broward.org)
South Florida Parks With A PlusAmelia Earhart ParkAmelia Earhart Park (401 E. 65th St. Hialeah)
For the extremist at heart, Amelia Earhart Park offers wakeboarding, waterskiing, knee boarding and bare footing lessons taught by coaches from the Miami Wakeboard Cable Complex. The adventurous at heart can test the mountainous bike trail with over five miles of slopes and terrain. (Source: Matt King/Getty Images)Amelia Earhart Park (Source Matt King/Getty Images)
South Florida Parks With A PlusBrian Piccolo State ParkBrian Piccolo Skate Park (9501 Sheridan St. Cooper City)
Skaters can perfect their skills at the courses and ramps at Brian Piccolo Park. From the beginner to expert level, there is a course for everyone from small and large street courses to ramps ranging from four to 13 feet. (Source: Cameron Spencer/ Getty Images)
Brian Piccolo State Park (Source Cameron Spencer/ Getty Images)
South Florida Parks With A PlusTradewinds ParkTradewinds Park (3600 W. Sample Rd., Coconut Creek)
Home of the world famous Butterfly World, Tradewinds Park is a park like none other. With activities like horseback riding, fishing, steam train rides, an 18-hole golf course, athletic fields and an educational farm, there is something for everyone.