The best way to see all the gorgeous nature that surrounds us is on a family hike. See iguanas scurry under mangrove trees and birds aplenty as you push the stroller through shaded walkways on those hot, hot days.MoreLess
The City of Pembroke Pines oversees this 450-acre passive park that was established in the 1990s. The wetlands have become home to 120 species of birds, deer, marsh rabbits, alligators, snakes, turtles, largemouth bass and insects. This nature preserve includes a 1,650-foot long boardwalk that's perfect for stroller hikes. Interpretive signs are found all along the trail, making this a pleasant place to explore for families and newbies to the Everglades.
This Miami city park has paved trails that are perfect for stroller walks and bike riding. Kids will love the Sense of Wonder Nature Center and the man-made waterfalls throughout the park.
At the Bill Sadowski Park and Nature Center, the nature trail takes you into Florida’s own jungle habitats. Within the park's 30 acres are three distinct habitats: pineland, tropical hardwood hammock and a drained Everglades slough.
Within sight of downtown Miami, yet worlds away, Biscayne is a watery wonderland that protects a rare combination of aquamarine waters, emerald islands, and fish-bejeweled coral reefs. Here too is evidence of 10,000 years of human history, from pirates and shipwrecks to pineapple farmers and presidents. Though most of the park is covered by water, a short 1/4-mile jetty trail is available at Convoy Point.
Nature is the emphasis at this small park along the New River—nature trails, a nature exhibit hall and a full schedule of nature-oriented programming. With a mile of gentle interpretive trails centered around a top-notch nature center to teach the kids about Southeast Florida habitats, it’s perfect for a family outing.
This trail is totally flat and great for stroller hikes or even new bike riders. It is 7.6 miles and follows a river which is fun for spotting animals.