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20 Attractions to Explore Near Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park3109 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, USA

Among the wildlife of the park are the gopher tortoise, eastern indigo snake, butterflies, and turtles. Visitors also can see gray squirrels, marsh rabbits, and opossums, as well as more than 200 species of wading birds, hawks, and ducks. Recreational activities include canoeing, bicycling, fishing, swimming, Segway tours and group camping. Visitors can also enjoy inline skating, hiking, picnicing, and wildlife viewing.

Nearby Attractions

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens0.43 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

A historic home in Fort Lauderdale. The property was originally acquired in 1895 by Hugh Taylor Birch, a successful Chicago lawyer, and given to his daughter Helen and her husband, artist Frederic Clay Bartlett, as a wedding gift in 1919. The principal buildings include; the main house, an art studio, a music studio and a guest house. They are all of vernacular architecture, designed by Bartlett. The estate is 35.4 acres (14.3 ha). It includes 100 feet (30 m) of beach.

Historic Stranahan House Museum
Historic Stranahan House Museum3.93 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Home of Fort Lauderdale pioneers Frank and Ivy Stranahan. Built in 1901 as a trading post and converted into a residence for the Stranahans in 1906, the house is the oldest surviving structure in Broward County.

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale4.30 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Museum emphasizes contemporary (20th century) projects. Among its 6,200 pieces are a significant collection of ceramics by Pablo Picasso, a collection of contemporary Cuban art representing the contributions of more than 125 artists, and North America's largest exhibition of work from the Northern European CoBrA avant-garde movement.

Museum of Discovery and Science
Museum of Discovery and Science4.71 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

It is one of the largest museums of its kind in Florida, and has the most visitors of any museum in the state. The museum features its own AutoNation IMAX theater, and shows 3-D IMAX films in which viewers wear special glasses and headsets. The museum also features a number of "ecoscapes", as well as a simulated ride to Mars, a simulated airboat ride in the Everglades and a MaxFlight airplane flight simulator.

Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park8.08 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

The park, opened in 1953, was originally the first beach open to African Americans in Broward County.

Butterfly World
Butterfly World15.86 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Opened in 1988, it is the largest butterfly park in the world, and the first park of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. The facility houses around 20,000 live butterflies. In addition to the birds and butterfly exhibits, visitors can view the laboratory where the butterflies are raised and can see the different stages including eggs, caterpillars, and pupae.

Flamingo Gardens
Flamingo Gardens21.97 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

60-acre (24 ha) wildlife sanctuary, aviary, zoo, and botanical garden. The grounds contain more than 3,000 species of tropical and subtropical plants including 200-year-old oaks, and 300 plus species of palms. The 25,000 square feet (2,300 m2) Everglades aviary houses one of the largest collection of wading birds in the United States.

Oleta River State Park
Oleta River State Park24.72 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

This is one of the state parks in Biscayne bay. It contains one of the largest concentrations of Casuarina trees (Australian 'pine'), an invasive species in the state park system. The mouthh of the Oleta river is the centreal feature of this park.

Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami28.78 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

The Museum of Contemporary Art is a collecting museum located in North Miami, Florida. The Museum of Contemporary Art began as the Center for Contemporary art in a single gallery space in 1981.

World Erotic Art Museum
World Erotic Art Museum39.65 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

This is a museum, library, and education think tank that uses its collection to illustrate the history of erotic art. It contains the collection of Naomi Wilzig. It includes sculptures, drawings, paintings, and photographs. The collection ranges from folk art to the work of famous artists.

South Beach
South Beach39.73 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

It is also nicknamed as SoBe. located due east of Miami city proper between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. The area encompasses Miami Beach south of Dade Boulevard. Daily a lot of people visits this place and is one of the popular tourist centres in this county.

Jungle Island
Jungle Island39.85 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Jungle Island, formerly Parrot Jungle, is a relaunched eco-adventure park on Watson Island, Miami, Florida. The park features new pop-up waterslides, an outdoor wind tunnel flight experience, zip lines, escape rooms, a Nerf battle stadium and other attractions.

Casino Miami
Casino Miami39.88 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

This is a 6,500-capacity indoor arena and casino located at Miami which was primarily used for gambling, jai alai, and concerts. daily a lot of people visit this place.

Pérez Art Museum Miami
Pérez Art Museum Miami40.08 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

This is a contemporary art museum located in the Miami Dade County which was founded in 1984 as the Center for the Fine Arts. the museum's permanent collection contained over 1,800 works, particularly 20th- and 21st-century art from the Americas, Western Europe, and Africa.

Jewish Museum of Florida Inc
Jewish Museum of Florida Inc40.85 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU is located in two restored historic buildings that were formerly synagogues, at 301 & 311 Washington Ave. includes photos and artifacts depicting the Florida Jewish experience since 1763. Temporary exhibits change throughout the year and twice monthly, there is a Jewish food walking tour and so more things to see in and around this museum.

HistoryMiami Museum
HistoryMiami Museum41.50 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Formerly known as the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, is a museum located in Downtown Miami, Florida. It is the largest history museum in the State. HistoryMiami Museum programs include exhibitions, city tours, education, research, collections and publications on the importance of the past in shaping Miami's future.

Virginia Key Beach Park
Virginia Key Beach Park44.67 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Virginia Key is an 863-acre barrier island in Miami, Florida. The island is mainly occupied by the Virginia Key Beach Park, Miami Seaquarium, Miami-Dade's Central District Wastewater Treatment Plant, and the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
Vizcaya Museum & Gardens45.12 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

This is the former villa and estate of businessman James Deering. located on Biscayne Bay. The estate was developed with a motto of conserving the mangrove swamps and dense inland native tropical forests. This is the former villa and estate of businessman James Deering. located on Biscayne Bay. The estate was developed with a motto of conserving the mangrove swamps and dense inland native tropical forests.

Miami Seaquarium
Miami Seaquarium45.30 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

The Miami Seaquarium is a 38-acre oceanarium located on the island of Virginia Key of Miami Dade county. it is one of the oldest oceanariums in the United States. In addition to marine mammals, the Miami Seaquarium houses fish, sharks, sea turtles, birds, reptiles, and manatees. The park offers daily presentations and hosts overnight camps, events for boy scouts, and group programs.

Lowe Art Museum
Lowe Art Museum49.67 KMs away from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

This is a visual art museum which was opened in 1950 and is operated by university of Miami. It was the first art museum in South Florida. The museum has an extensive collection of art with permanent collections in Greco-Roman antiquities, Renaissance, Baroque, 17th- and 19th-century European art, 19th-century American Art, and modern art.