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Address: 201 South Lyons Road, Coconut Creek, FL 33063
Phone Number:
+1 954-357-5198
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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This 247.1-acre Urban Wilderness Area is home to more than 200 species of...

This 247.1-acre Urban Wilderness Area is home to more than 200 species of plants, including more than 30 species of ferns, making it one of the finest examples of preserved native plant communities in South Florida.

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Fern Forest is a fun place to take the family to get away from the computers. I loved the relaxing atmosphere and the walking trails. It's nice to get out of the house and see... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mark B
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Coconut Creek, Florida
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Coconut Creek, Florida
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fern Forest is a fun place to take the family to get away from the computers. I loved the relaxing atmosphere and the walking trails. It's nice to get out of the house and see nature. If you like getting outside the house and seeing some outdoors to relax, then Fern Forest is your place

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Thank Mark B
Boca Raton, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 PM today 2/8 is once again that jam I spoke of last time. Taking the kids and will enjoy from 2-4 ....Really fun and some very good talent. Better than sitting watching footballs felons

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Thank babydocjim
New York
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

A comfortable boardwalk stroll through the Florida foliage leading to some options for a short trail walk- nothing spectacular, but a comfortable look at Florida nature

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I absolutely love this park. If you are trying to go on a short nature trail, this is your place. It is a great place to allow yourself to disconnect from the busy city for a little while. I LOVE their "amphitheater" and plan to have my wedding ceremony there next year; the covered outside seating has such a beautiful... More 

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Merritt Island, Florida
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Overcast cooler day , nice trails in the hammocks and foot trials. This place is beautiful and has grey wild life.

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Thank Skipawh
Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I've heard about Fern Forest and it was on my to-do list. A co-coworker texted me that they were having their native plant sale this past Saturday so the boyfriend and I decided to visit in the late afternoon. We missed the sale and it was raining but we decided to pop into the nature center and ended up walking... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We got lucky...took the family there on a Sunday to picnic, walk, etc....and SURPRISE...there was a Bluegrass Music thing going on. These guys were fantastic and what an addition to an already wonderful family day...can't wait to do it again.

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Thank zamurato
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This is a really nice park. Couple miles of trails no excellent for a stoll through real florida landscape in the middle of the city. Surprisingly cool

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Thank Bill M
Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Drive by it all the time and finally got to enjoy. We travel all over the country to hike and just found this beautiful gem in our backyard. Quiet and beautiful. Exceptionally well kept and untouched. Great day in the park

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Lee, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a late morning walk through Fern Forest Park. Lots of plants in bloom and we identified all of the ferns on their list. The shade was lovely!!

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