Looking forward to a fun afternoon outdoors? West Palm Beach is home to numerous parks where you can stay active, soak in the views, and spend time with the family. As of October 2020, the City of West Palm Beach Department of Parks and Recreation have reopened parks and recreational facilities throughout the city, provided that all visitors follow CDC guidelines for social distancing.
Here are some of the parks, outdoor venues, and recreational facilities you can visit in West Palm Beach:
8264 Northlake Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33412
Encompassing roughly 23 square miles, Grassy Waters Preserve is an expansive wetlands ecosysti that supplies freshwater for West Palm Beach and the nearby towns of Palm Beach Island and South Palm Beach.
Visitors can explore the preserve’s scenic network of trails, which have varying lengths and difficulties. The trails take explorers on a scenic journey through a diverse landscape consisting of wetlands, forested hammocks, and tree islands, all home to an array of native wildlife including bobcats, alligators, wood storks, everglades snail kites, white tailed deer, otters, white ibis, great blue heron, and more.
Only the trail systi is currently open at the Grassy Waters Preserve. Take note that the Nature Center is closed, and there are currently no on-site programs available. Visit this page for additional information about the trails.
5450 N. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Nestled along the Intracoastal Waterway, Brian H. Chappell Park is a park named in honor of a fallen police officer who served West Palm Beach. Also known as “Poinsettia Park,” the park is an ideal place to relax and spend time in quiet reflection, as it’s situated along a fairly quiet street, unlike other parks that are located next to busy boulevards. The park has a short walking path, a fishing pier, a playground, and benches where you can read a book or enjoy a picnic.
150 N. Cliatis Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
The Nancy M. Graham Centennial Square is home to the Centennial Fountain, a West Palm Beach landmark for over 25 years.
The fountain was recently renovated, and now features state-of-the-art upgrades that include a new operating systi, an enhanced façade, and an interactive water feature. Visitors can enjoy dazzling water shows synchronized to music and illuminated by more than a hundred LED lights. It was first showcased to the public in Deciber 2020 during the “Holiday in Paradise” event.
Drop by the Centennial Square from 10am to 10pm daily to see the fountain in action. Interactive play is still currently disabled due to recent innovations, however.
8225 Ibis Blvd,
West Palm Beach, FL 33412
The Club at Ibis is an award-winning private country club located in the heart of Palm Beach’s exclusive communities. It holds the distinction of being the only country club community featuring three Nicklaus family-designed golf courses, along with other high-end amenities such as 15 Har-Tru hydrogrid tennis courts, pickleball courts, a state-of-the-art 15,000-square-foot fitness facility, a lap pool and resort-style swimming pool, and a variety of spa facilities.
Living in Ibis Country Club means you’re always steps away from its luxurious amenities, allowing you to enjoy a relaxing lifestyle unlike any other. Whether you’re into sports like golf, tennis, swimming, or more laidback activities like walking, dining, or bird watching, the resort lifestyle at the award-winning country club is guaranteed to please.
For detailed information such as Ibis Golf and Country Club mibership fees or Ibis Golf and Country Club HOA fees, visit their official website here.
One of the best parks for biking is Okeeheelee Park, which boasts several top-notch amenities for bikers, including an 8-mile bike path, a BMX track, and a 4.1-mile mountain bike trail.
Encompassing more than 1,700 acres, Okeeheelee Park is one of the most expansive parks in South Florida. In addition to its biking amenities, other popular features include the 27-hole Okeeheelee Golf Course, water skiing lakes, a mile-long fitness trail, soccer fields, a dog park, tennis courts, and plenty of space for picnics and other outdoor activities.
These are just a few of the many parks and venues in West Palm Beach where you can spend time outdoors and enjoy some quality time with friends and family. Looking to buy or sell a home in the area? Get in touch with The Telchin Group at 561-301-0249 or send an iail to [email protected]