Bill Sadowski Park
|Address||17555 SW 79 Avenue, Palmetto Bay, FL|
|Hours of Operation||9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Closed Monday & Tuesday)|
|Amenities and Facilities|
Bill Sadowski Park and Nature Center offers three distinct habitats within thirty acres; pineland, tropical hardwood hammock, and a drained Everglades slough. The main building houses a live animal exhibit of native freshwater fish, arthropods, reptiles and amphibians, including a newly dedicated 822-gallon freshwater aquarium. A nature trail leads visitors through various plant communities to a canal where canoeing and fishing are available. Solution holes and Karst limestone formations are visible along the way. Encompassed within the park grounds are also a native tree arboretum, and a bird watching area.
Eco-adventure tours offered
Continuous nature study and outreach programs for all ages, including school-aged children and organized groups
Nature trails, bird-watching site and guided tours offered
Site of geological formations, including ancient sloughs with limestone rock formations, pinnacle arches and solution holes
Fishing canal nearby
Picnic shelters, tables and restrooms
Observatory site for the Southern Cross Astronomical Society, which conducts free star-gazing programs with telescopes, lectures, slide shows, and more
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