Hotels in Hugh Taylor Birch State Recreation Area

          Hugh Taylor Birch State Recreation Area Details

          The Hugh Taylor Birch State Recreation Area is located in the middle of urban Fort Lauderdale, between high rises and busy boulevards. This green oasis was donated to the state by Hugh Taylor Birch and was opened as a state park in 1949. The park includes many trees and massive amounts of greenery. In addition, the park is recognized as the last known habitat of the tropical hardwood forest, the maritime hammock, in Broward Country. Self guided and ranger led tours are available along the parks many nature trails. Visitors may be lucky enough to get a glimpse at one of the protected areas endangered plants or animals which include the gopher tortoise, the Eastern Indigo snake, and the golden leather fern.

          Address: 3109 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, United States

          Phone: (954) 564-4521