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Fort Lauderdale and Broward County Sights

John U. Lloyd Beach State Recreation Area

  • 6503 N. Ocean Dr. Map It
  • Hollywood
  • Beach–Sight

Updated 05/12/2014

Fodor's Review

The once pine-dotted natural area was restored to its natural state, thanks to government-driven efforts to pull out all but indigenous plants. Now native sea grape, gumbo-limbo, and other native plants offer shaded ambience. Nature trails and a marina are large draws as is canoeing on Whiskey Creek. The beaches are also excellent, but beware of mosquitos in summer! Amenities: parking (fee); toilets. Best for: solitude; sunrise.

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6503 N. Ocean Dr., Hollywood, Florida, 33004, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $6 per vehicle for 2 to 8 passengers, $4 for lone driver
  • Daily 8–sunset

Updated 05/12/2014


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