Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park, Dania Beach

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Instead of just sunbathing, get active at Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park and choose from a long list of recreational activities like surf fishing, jet skiing, paddle boarding, canoeing, or boating. Visitors curious about Florida's underwater world will love shore diving here. If you are tired of the water, explore one of the park's nature trails instead. Alternatively, walk to the northern end and watch ships sail home through the mangrove channel. Keep in mind there are no restaurants or shops around, so bring snacks and plenty of water. Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Dania Beach Edition.
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  • The park is super nice and well kept. Many areas for any occasion. Costs 6 bucks per car per day which is worth it big time especially when you pay $6 just to get on Hollywood beach. Boat ramp and par...  more »
  • We enjoy the beach..parking was easy and had hood access to beach. You could see all the boats from the beach.the  more »
  • We had a reserved pavillion for our family gathering but apparently someone forgot to mow the lawn around the area. Otherwise everything else was descent.  more »
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  • I came here for the beach as I imagine many do, and I must say this may be my new go-to beach. Everything is so spread out so you can really get your privacy. Many different pavilions, but there is a 6 dollar entrance fee (unless you're a Nova student attending the Oceanographic Center). They have sections with grills and tables, and of course the beach itself. There's an alcohol prohibition, but let's be real, no one is gonna follow that. All things considered, I am definitely coming back.
  • BEWARE! Our locked 2017 car was broken into and the thieves stole all of my moms credit cards and all cash while we were paddle boarding for 1 1/2 hours. They knew what they were doing... Didn't break any glass and only stole cards and cash didn't take and devices or ids. That said, the park and all its attractions are amazing. But do not leave anything valuable in your car. We reported it to the state park but unfortunately they don't monitor the parking lots.
  • I had to pay to get in, the pavilion was a nightmare to find, signs way to small. The pavilion was nice, decided to go see the beach area. I had to climb down a mountain to go see dirty water full of rocks! Why are they not refreshing these Beaches with new sand like they do everywhere else? Not sure I would come back..
  • Part of the Great Florida Birding Trail, this park is easily accessible by car or boat. Beach on the east side, Whisky Creek on the west side. Ample parking, snorkeling​, biking, hiking, canoeing​, kayaking. Picnic shelters, Barefoot Mailmen trail. Restoration of native plant species, June-July turtle programs on Wednesday and Friday nights, and other improvements make this park worth a visit.
  • Great place to enjoy the beach. No open containers​ aloud so be sure to bring cups. And be sure to check flags for your marine warnings.

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