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Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park

6503 N Ocean Dr, Dania Beach, FL 33004, USA

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About Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park

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



Attractions near Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park

Historic Stranahan House Museum6.33km from Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson 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 Lauderdale6.68km from Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson 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 Science7.02km from Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson 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.

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens7.65km from Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson 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.

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

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.

Oleta River State Park16.66km from Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson 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.

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Broward County is one of the three counties in South Florida that make up the Miami metropolitan area. Broward County's urbanized area occupies 427.8 square miles of land. The largest portion of the county is the Conservation Area that extends west to border Collier County. The conservation area is 796.9 square miles and consists of wetlands, much of which are part of the Everglades National Park.