John U. Lloyd Beach State Park
|John U. Lloyd Beach State Park|
|Location||Broward County, Florida, USA|
|Nearest city||Hollywood, Florida|
|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. Within the park is the Dania Beach Erojacks, a popular reef frequented by scuba divers.
On July 1, 2016, John U. Lloyd Beach State Park was renamed the Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park in honor of civil rights efforts undertaken by Mizell and Johnson during segregation.
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- John U. Lloyd Beach State Park at Florida State Parks
- John U. Lloyd Beach State Recreation Area at Absolutely Florida
- John U. Lloyd Beach State Recreation Area at Wildernet
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