Greynolds Park

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Greynolds Park
Greynolds Park golf course.jpg
Pavement toward park golf course
Type Municipal
Location Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States
Area 265 acres (1.07 km2)
Created 1933 (1933)
Operated by Miami-Dade County Parks and Recreation Department
Website Greynolds Park

Greynolds Park is a 265-acre (1.07 km2) urban park in metropolitan Miami, just north of North Miami Beach, Florida, United States.

History[edit]

In 1933 A. O. Greynolds donated to the tract of land, originally used as a limestone quarry, to Dade County.[1] The park was developed between 1936 and 1939 by the Civilian Conservation Corps as a part of the New Deal public works program.[2]

Facilities[edit]

The park offers various amenities, including picnic and recreation areas, golf course, a bird rookery, and a 42-foot (13 m) mound, the highest point in South Florida.

The boathouse features a nature exhibit and offers interpretive programs including guided nature walks, lectures, campfires and more. Kayak, canoe and paddleboat rentals are available on the weekends and holidays.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greynolds Park is Given 100 Acre Addition". Miami Daily News. 29 July 1934. Retrieved 4 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Buddy Nevins (1 January 1989). "Passive Greynolds Park Needs Active Life, Study Says". South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved 4 May 2011. 

Coordinates: 25°56′30″N 80°09′12″W / 25.9417419°N 80.153341°W / 25.9417419; -80.153341