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“better than central park in New York”
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 23 May 2017

This is a user friendly park, so clean, spacious and lots of amenities for everyone. I live close by and visit at least 5 days a week.

Thank josemontes7226
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"water skiing"
in 37 reviews
"nature center"
in 51 reviews
"tennis courts"
in 19 reviews
"paddle boats"
in 15 reviews
"walking trails"
in 11 reviews
"disc golf"
in 8 reviews
"fitness trail"
in 5 reviews
"forest hill blvd"
in 5 reviews
"bike riding"
in 7 reviews
"rent canoes"
in 4 reviews
"great nature"
in 4 reviews
"picnic pavilions"
in 5 reviews
"play soccer"
in 3 reviews
"exercise stations"
in 3 reviews
"covered picnic"
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"great golf"
in 3 reviews
"enjoy nature"
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Free entrance to this amazing place. Lots of open space. We came for a kayak morning. $13 gets you one hour. Fabulously fun and vendor was super nice to work with. Will come back!

Thank Cookindivarox
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Love the walking trail. It's a must visit. It's located in the far back of the park across form the doggy park.

Thank beckaaugustin
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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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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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