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Okeeheelee Park, which is just west of Palm Beach, is a natural preserve which has miles and miles of biking, running and hiking trails spanning across 90 acres of woods and wetlands.

Okeeheelee is the perfect park for getting active, for relaxing or for just hanging out and enjoying the wonderful South Florida weather. The quiet parklands are home to many species of indigenous wildlife, flora, birds and butterflies.  Furry friends on leases are permitted at Okeeheelee Park.  They have a dog park, as well as an equestrian center.  In addition to the paths at Okeeheelee Park, find boat ramps, baseball and softball fields, tennis courts, a playground, a nature center and a golf course. The multifaceted park offers free parking, restrooms and picnic

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The Single Fin Showdown is an annual surf and skim festival held in Stuart. Last year, the Showdown attracted 150 competitors and 1,500 festival spectators. “Single Fin” means that contestants in the event ride 60's and 70's Single Fin Shortboards (provided) for the shortboard divisions and any board 9' and up for the Longboard divisions. 

The Single Fin Showdown is the perfect for families and those interested in watersports like surfing and skimming. The event is meant to bring the surfing community together, and what started in 2009 with a small group of surfers riding vintage single fin surfboards for bragging rights, has evolved into one of the largest one-day, amateur surf and skim festivals in Florida.

All proceeds from this year’s event

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Exciting for both participants and spectators alike, dragon boat racing is one of the fastest growing aquatic sports in the world. In Tequesta, a co-ed team who call themselves Blazing Paddles welcomes memebers of all ages and walks of life to come try the fun sport for free.

The team urges that even though they’ve won numerous honors including a world record, most members have joined with zero paddling experience, and no equipment or experience is necessary to get started.

Started by Captain Will Murphy in 2003, Blazing Paddles has members from Hollywood all the way to Port St. Lucie who compete in dragon boat, canoe, and a variety in other water sports in the community. If you would like to give it a shot, all you have to do is have a good

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