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“Great family park”
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 June 2014

Went to park to ride our road bikes. They have paved paths throughout park. Also have kayak and bike rentals, children's playgrounds. Gazebos can be rented, picnic tables, and grills. There is also a Nature Center. Check for times when it's open. Nature paths...

1  Thank LindasDoral
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"nature center"
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"paddle boats"
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"bmx track"
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"ride bikes"
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"disc golf"
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"picnic tables and grills"
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"play soccer"
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"covered picnic"
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

A great, free entrance park with lots to do. Sporting events and quiet walking areas. A great, clean dog park. Golfing and fishing. A weekend getaway on the cheap.

2  Thank AshleyD_88
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

This park is great because there is always something going on. It has a little bit of everything for every age bracket. Great walking trails and exercise equipment.

3  Thank fkr427
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Reviewed 2 May 2014

An unbelievable amount of solo and group activities and a beautiful dog park here: water skiing, remote control boats, kayaking, pedal boats, dirt bike trails, golf course, tennis courts, baseball fields, soccer field, 3 big pavilions for group parties, fishing, "frisbee" or "disk" golf, running and exercise trails, a big nature center with nature trails, 40 personal lake-side covered picnic tables with BBQ grills, in over 1,000 acres of beautiful tropical land that you can setup and relax in. The owl pictured is a full time resident in the Nature Center whose name is "hooter," he is only about 8 inches high and very shy which makes him so adorable.... Always have to stop bye and say hello to my buddy Hooter.

2  Thank VinceWPB
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

I visit here regularly. The park has lots of walking/running trails and a areas for picnics.

It is one of my favorite jogging places

1  Thank mjkvisitor
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