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Plantation Woods

5555 Palm Tree Road
Plantation, FL   33317

Park is closed Wednesdays, from 8:00 AM to noon.

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Plantation Woods is located within the Plantation’s “Historic District.”

The 2.5 acre woods-themed park begins with a whimsical entrance. Artist David Serrano was the designer and builder of the front entrance trees and squirrels, along with the leaves on top of the trees. David also designed and built the log benches found throughout the park. Within the park are three age-appropriate playground areas with tree houses, grizzly bears and specialty tree swings. Log benches are placed throughout the area, as well as two picnic pavilions (available for rental). Right in the middle of Plantation Woods is a water splash pad that includes features such as cattails, ground sprays and colorful loops to keep the children misted in a zero depth setting.

Along the pathways are six mosaic medallions designed by artist Kevin Kichar.  The GFWC Plantation Woman’s Club sponsored the Butterfly; Rick Case Automotive sponsored the Squirrel; the Plantation Junior Woman’s Club sponsored the Tree Frog; Happy Things sponsored the Dragonfly; the Siegel family sponsored the Lizard; and Sally Siegel sponsored Jeffrey’s signature that you see when you enter the park.

Funding for the playground came from the City of Plantation, the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program, and numerous donations local corporations, civic organizations and individuals.

Plantation Woods was conceived by Plantation’s Landscape Architect, Jeffrey Siegel. Highly talented and creative, completely beloved, and occasionally quirky, it was Jeffrey’s conceptual drawings and vision that provided guidance throughout the building process. Unfortunately, Jeffrey passed away before the completion of this project, but his presence lives on in its design.

  • Park hours are 8:00 AM to dusk
  • Park is closed Wednesdays, 8:00 AM until noon
  • For more information, please call 954-452-2510
  • Protected by Thor Guard Lightning System

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