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Review of Okeeheelee Park

Okeeheelee Park
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: HOURS: Sunrise - Sunset lighted court facilities open until 9:00 pm lighted athletic fields (permit required) open until 10:00 pm AMENITIES baseball fields, lighted (5) bicycle paths (8 miles) BMX track boat launching area (freshwater fishing lake, non-motorized) boat launching ramp (water ski lake) (2) boat slips, day use only (19) disc golf (18 holes) dog park, Pooch Pines equestrian center, Jim Brandon Equestrian Center 111-acre, world-class equestrian showplace covered arena open riding area training rings equestrian trail (8.11 miles) exercise course (20 stations, 1 mile) fishing (freshwater-stocked) golf course, Okeeheelee Public Golf Course 27 holes (3 nine-hole courses) chipping area driving range practice putting green pro shop snack bar lake frontage mountain biking (located on the east side of Pinehurst Drive, south of Forest Hill Boulevard) multipurpose fields, lighted (4) nature center, Okeeheelee Nature Center (hours vary) exhibit hall with live animals meeting rooms outdoor classroom rental facilities nature trail, interpretive (0.75 mile) nature trails (1.2 miles) parking boat/trailer parking (water ski lake/freshwater fishing lake) regular parking picnic areas with grills, single table picnic pavilions (Alligator, Micanopy, Osceola, Tuskeegee), reserved group (4) picnic shelters, family picnic shelters, single table pier (fishing) playground, including playground safety play structure (ages 2-5 years) play structure (ages 5-12 years) rental concession (call for hours) canoe/kayak/pedal boat rentals 561/304-1344 bicycle rentals 561/304-1344 restroom facilities softball fields, lighted (4) tennis courts, lighted (8) volleyball, grass courts (1) walking paths (8 miles) water skiing courses (permit and fee required) (5)
Reviewed 10 May 2017

There are two fun dog parks, ball parks and paths for walkers and runners. The park is always clean and a lot of fun!

Thank Kelly M
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"nature center"
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"bmx track"
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"walking trails"
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"ride bikes"
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"disc golf"
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"forest hill blvd"
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"picnic tables and grills"
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"play soccer"
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Love Okeeheelee Park, great place to go a relax, walk, run or join any sport activity. Hubby love to go to play golf, my kids love to go to the nature reserve center. Great place to visit.

Thank Celiag34731
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

I have been visiting the park almost daily because of my rollerblading. There is also great outdoor picnic areas with grills, just bring the food and briquets!

Thank Rainer L
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

lovey place to go for a walk, even in a rainstorm! not very big so mot much danger of getting lost, easy to follow trails. I have walked here a few time but on my last trip with my fiancée we had an amazing (and slightly scary) experience. We were sheltering under a tree during a brief downpour and about 50 meters away a stunning Panther popped out of the bushes, stared at us for a few seconds and then dashed off again. We spoke with some people who work at the nature centre there and they confirmed they had also recently sighted a big cat which they believed to be a Panther - How cool is that?! We also saw a few Turtles and some interesting birds. Don't expect hours of adventure but perfect for an afternoon stroll.

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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We met with friends who live in the neighborhood. Four families, each bringing a couple of dishes to share. Fortunately for us, we arrived early enough and found a place to spread out. There was plenty of room for the children to play.

1  Thank QCao009
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