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Walking the 2.5 miles of paved and unpaved paths at Lakes Park is free and there are fitness stations scattered around the water for your workout. The small water park is free for kids to cool off and... Read More
Walking the 2.5 miles of paved and unpaved paths at Lakes Park is free and there are fitness stations scattered around the water for your workout. The small water park is free for kids to cool off and concessions are available, however the boats come with a fee. Check out the Miniature Railroad that offers a 15 minute ride by a small scale village. Look for exotic vegetation and the occasional alligator in the 158 acres of freshwater quarry lakes; fishing is allowed. You'll be able to spot birds like the Ibis and Heron, enjoy the fragrance garden, a seasonal community garden and rest in the gazebo or the many covered picnic areas. The park is also home to many cultural and music festivals and a seasonal Farmers Market on Friday.
- Best for Free Things to Do Because: A fun place for the family to spend the entire day with lots of trails, wildlife, concessions and water activities.
- Best for Parks Because: Not your average park, this one has a train, bike and boat rentals and miles of trails to explore native plants and wildlife.
- Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: This outdoor nature park offers a watery playground, biking, boating and plenty of space for picnics and play.
- Best for Outdoor Activities Because: This park has a little something for everyone; wildlife, trails, exercise stations, boating, and a small water park for the kids.