Tropical Park in Miami

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Tropical Park, located at the intersection of Bird Road (SW 40th Street) and the Palmetto Expressway (SR 826), offers Miami residents a green oasis in the middle of a densely populated suburban area. You'll find a tennis center, equestrian center, dog park, boxing program and a professional soccer team housed in this former horse track. Join the 1,000,000 visitors who experience the beauty of this park each year!

Tropical Tennis Center

The Tropical Park Tennis Center features 12 lighted tennis courts, racquetball facilities and instructional programs. The tennis courts are all handicapped accessible and reservations are accepted at (305) 225-6006.

Tropical Equestrian Center

The Tropical Park Equestrian Center is a large facility featuring numerous activities each year. It's the home to more than 36 horse shows with two clay show rings, two grass courts and seating for 1,000 guests (expandable to 2,500 with portable seating for rodeos). There are 267 rental horse stalls available for competitors and hookups for RVs. For more information, call (305) 226-8316.

Tropical Dog Park

Tropical Dog Park, dedicated in July 2009, is the newest addition to Tropical Park. This two-acre park is divided into two areas: one for large dogs over 35 pounds and another for smaller dogs. Canine play equipment includes tire jumps, window jumps, a king of the hill ramp and a dog walk. You'll find everything you need for your dog's comfort as well, including drinking fountains, water sprays and pooper scoopers.

Santa's Enchanted Forest

Santa's Enchanted Forest transforms a large portion of Tropical Park into a holiday wonderland every winter, featuring rides, attractions and over 3 million lights that are sure to delight every age. At the center of the park is the 90-foot Christmas tree lit from top to bottom. From traditional displays of Santa in his workshop to popular children's characters like the Power Puff Girls and Blue's Clues, there truly is something for everyone. For more information, read Santa's Enchanted Forest.

Boxing Program

The Tropical Park Amateur Boxing Program allows men and women of all ages gain a sense of self confidence and learn a new sport. Approximately 2% of program participants go on to become professional boxers. The program operates at the Tropical Park Demos Boxing Center and the 27th Avenue Boxing Center on weekday evenings and Saturday afternoons, with a nominal yearly membership fee. For more information, read Tropical Park Amateur Boxing Program.

More Information

Tropical Park also features sports fields, walking/jogging paths, kite flying and a variety of other activities. For more information, contact the Tropical Park office at (305) 226-8316.