Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach has been named the best park in Florida by Money Magazine, a Time publication.
In their new article, "This is the Best Park in Every U.S. State," Money Magazine says Wakodahatchee Wetlands was chosen based upon its plentiful wildlife, beautiful property, and highly-rated visitor reviews.
Wakodahatchee, means "created waters" in the Seminole language, which is a perfect name considering the park was developed by the Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department. The 50-acre site used to be a wastewater treatment facility 20 years ago and the wetlands, now filled with flourishing life, were used as percolation ponds to allow reclaimed water to regenerate the water table.
The ponds and islands around the…