Back to School doesn’t mean you can’t get out and enjoy the parks that Palmetto Bay has to offer! While the rest of the country is transitioning into the fall season, we can still enjoy the summer weather. The parks in Palmetto Bay have much to offer…
Coral Reef Park: Situated on more than 50 acres, the park is located in the heart of the Village. It features canals, a Pineland Preserve and open green spaces and sandy beach volleyball courts and a Meditation Garden. The Village is adding a concession and also plans on revamping the softball/baseball fields as well as the walking paths. The park is located at 7895 SW 152nd Street Palmetto Bay, FL 33157.
Palmetto Bay Park: The 25 acre park features basketball courts, a boundless playground (the largest in Dade County), a skate pavillion, and a six field softball complex. The park also has a concession building and observation deck as well as a recreation room. There are also picnic tables, tree lined pathways for biking jogging or walking, as well as large green open spaces. Located at 17535 SW 95th Avenue Palmetto Bay, FL 33157 and is open from sunrise to sunset.
Thalatta Park: The four acre park allows direct access to Biscayne Bay. There is much wildlife that thrives in the mangroves here-marine iguana, herons and pelicans, among others. On the property, there is a vintage residence, named “Thalatta” (meaning the sea). In 2007, the park was named after the house. There is a recreation room as well as picnic pavillions. The park is currently undergoing renovations and is expected to reopen in the winter of 2010/2011. It’s located at 17301 Old Cutler Road Palmetto Bay, FL 33157