John U. Lloyd Beach State Park

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John U. Lloyd Beach State Park
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
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Map showing the location of John U. Lloyd Beach State Park
Map showing the location of John U. Lloyd Beach State Park
Location Broward County, Florida, USA
Nearest city Hollywood, Florida
Coordinates 26°04′12″N 80°06′47″W / 26.07000°N 80.11306°W / 26.07000; -80.11306Coordinates: 26°04′12″N 80°06′47″W / 26.07000°N 80.11306°W / 26.07000; -80.11306
Established 1973
Governing body Florida Department of Environmental Protection

John U. Lloyd Beach State Park is a Florida State Park located in Hollywood, Florida off A1A. The park's namesake served as Broward County Attorney for over 30 years and was instrumental in obtaining the land for the park.

Activities include fishing, surf casting, canoeing, and kayaking, as well as swimming, boating, picnicking, and wildlife viewing. Amenities include a beach, two boat ramps, an education center, picnic tables, grills, and seven covered picnic pavilions. Visitors can rent canoes, kayaks, pavilions, and volleyball nets and balls. The park is open from 8:00 am till sundown year round. In addition the park includes Whiskey Creek, an inlet which serves as a manatee sanctuary.

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