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Tropical Park, Miami

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Tropical Park is a 275acre urban park in metropolitan Miami, Florida. The park is located just southwest of the intersection of the Palmetto Expressway (SR 826) and Bird Road, just west of South Miami.
The land opened as a county public park in 1979, on the grounds of the former Tropical Park Race Track, which had used the lands since 1931.
It has a boxing center, fields for football, soccer, and softball, as well as facilities to play basketball and volleyball. Tropical Park has a tennis center with 12 tennis courts that are wheelchair-accessible, and racquetball facilities. There are four lakes within the park, a 2acre dog park, as well as paddleboating, and freshwater fishing. Cyclists, joggers, and runners use the miles of paved pathways circulating through park.
Equestrian CenterThroughout the year, the park hosts horse shows, rodeos, and other special events at the Tropical Park Equestrian Center. The equestrian center hosts over 30 horse shows a year, including international shows. The old racetrack's stables were used as part of the equestrian center.
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  • Large park with several water points and sports facilities. Picnic areas, extensive car parks, walks, children's games. This park gives a view of how families in the surrounding area live. A nice place to hang out in the shade.
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  • Tropical Park has a bit of everything for anyone looking for nature and sports activities. Have been here over the years for many company and family picnics, for little league baseball and adult softb...  more »
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  • Tropical park is a preferred point in Southwest Miami to gather for sports, events, BBQ, relax or just walk around. I usually come here with my bicycle because it has nice trails and is extensive. Recommended.
  • Vibrant happy park which is always full of people. It has several ponds. Lots of trees and shady areas. Lots of picnic tables. Several nature trails. There is baseball, tennis, and people playing with the RC boats in the ponds. Bike trails, hills, and a very creative layout for people to do any number of activities at this park.
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