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Quiet Waters Park, Deerfield Beach

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Quiet Waters Park is a 430acre Broward County Park in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Quiet Waters Park is known locally for its annual Renaissance Festival and Ski Rixen cable water skiing system. Ski Rixen is one of 79 cable water ski attractions in the world, and the only wakeboard and water ski resort in South Florida. Quiet Waters also features a man-made beach, a skate park, campgrounds, fishing, and a children's water park that is open seasonally. Mountain bike trails and bicycle rentals along with sales and service by Bike America. In October 2008, due to budget cuts, park hours were reduced. More reductions are planned.
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  • One year, at Thanksgiving, my wife's job had a bunch of people recently transferred to SoFla from up north. As they had no family in the area we hosted a Thanksgiving pig roast at Quiet Waters. We bro...  more »
  • We have camped here several years in a row and never a problem besides some noise. This time I have to say I was extremely disappointed. Rented a few tents with some friends. I had tent #17. There wer...  more »
  • This Broward County Park offers a variety of outdoor activities. I have recently gone there to hike and formerly to ride my bicycle, but have seen the campgrounds and annual Renaissance Festival that ...  more »
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  • This is a great place for kids between the age of 2 - 8 ! It's clean with lifeguards on every corner. The only reason I'm giving it a 4 stars instead of 5 is because the water park only has that one spot with a few slides and at times it can get very crowded as there are no other rides options. Other than that it's a fun place for small kids.
  • Loved this camping! Quiet with guards for safety. Very clean with passcodes for bathroom and shower access. The park is amazing with shade and picnic tables.
  • We camped for a couple nights in January of this year. The weather was very comfortable, just cool enough for a fire. Our stay was basically perfect. Now, you have to understand that these are Teepees, not tents with mosquito netting. So you either need to bring preventative measures, or camp there when the weather is conducive to camping without bug netting. For our trip, since the weather was slightly cool, we never saw a mosquito at all. In fact, we never dealt with bugs of any sort. The teepee is relatively traditional, and you have to open and close the ventilation flaps with long poles, which is easy enough for someone of moderate strength. These Teepees aren't 100% water proof, and in rain, they can get wet in the center. Fortunately, the area inside of them is quite large, and you can position yourself accordingly. The Teepees also have a raised platform inside, so ground moisture is of no concern whatsoever. The fire pits at the tent sites have a built in grill, which makes fire cooking a pretty simple endeavor. Trash cans are at each site, as well as metal poles with hooks to hang them on. Also, water and electricity are right there behind the tent, which is a nice convenience. The sites all have a picnic table, too. The restrooms are just across the street, basically, and I found them to be generally pretty clean. There's also a washout sink behind them if you need to clean dishes, so you don't have to run soapy water all over the ground. There's also a camp store, open until 5:00pm or 5:30pm, which is a short walk away. They sell some camping essentials (bug spray, toiletries, a little food, s'mores kits), as well as firewood. Though it's stored in a shed, I found the firewood to be a little damp until it dried out, so it may be worth bringing a bag or two of firewood from Home Depot or wherever you get it. Quiet Waters Park is one of our favorites. They have a water park (open depending on the season), Ski-Rixen, mountain biking trails, volleyball courts, lots of good walking paths, paddleboats and canoes on the weekends, and some very good freshwater fishing. Right around the corner from the park, there's a publix, a super target, and probably anything else you need. And if you really want to un-rough-it, there are restaurants nearby that have take out and delivery. Balcon de las Americas is a favorite Columbian restaurant of ours, and it's right across from the park entrance. All in all, if you have the wisdom to either come prepared or use the Teepees in fair weather, you can have a really great time. We sure did. If the weather is going to be unfavorable, or if bugs are going to be a major concern for you, try to get one of their pre-pitched tent sites. Unfortunately, there are no sites here for pitching your own tent. For a quick, spur-of-the-moment or last-minute camping trip, the Quiet Waters Park Teepees can be a great choice.
  • I camping here . It is good , clean and quiet
  • This is an awesome park for biking...my husband and I just bought new bikes...what a great way to explore things right in your back yard...lots of things for kids and adults a like to enjoy! Great trails...get out there and enjoy family ,fun and fitness!