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Hollywood’s T-Y Park: Features, amenities & more

Topeekeegee-Yugnee Park in Hollywood – or T-Y Park, as it’s known – is popular for a variety of outdoor activities. South Floridians love it because it’s a great spot for walking, running or skating on a shady path around a lake lined with oaks. It’s also a venue for festivals and entertainment.

To enjoy T-Y Park, at 3300 N. Park Road, a weekend park entry fee applies. Weekend and holiday fees are $1.50 for guests age 6 and older.

T-Y Park Insider Info

Park manager Jim Babb offers his perspective:

Q: Why do people enjoy walking and biking at your park?

A: “People love the huge live oaks that provide a cool shade canopy over much of the park.  T.Y. Park has the feel of a neighborhood park, while providing the amenities of a large regional park,” Babb says. “The 2-mile walking path draws residents daily as they enjoy the opportunity to experience the scenic walk around the lake.”

Q: What are some features and amenities?

A: They include:

  • Picnic areas
  • Tennis
  • Watercraft rentals on weekends
  • 61-site RV campground
  • Castaway Island water park (not open in winter)
  • Playground and other amenities 

Q: What types of wildlife reside at T.Y.?

A: “T-Y Park is home to squirrels, green parrots, box turtles, peacock bass, Egyptian geese, egrets, and ibises among many others,” Babb says.

Q: Where’s your favorite place?

“Sitting lakeside watching the fountain,” Babb says.

T-Y Park Information

  • Entry to the park is free on weekdays.
  • Weekends & holidays, fees are $1.50 per person for guests age 6 and older.
  • T.Y. Park is at 3300 N. Park Road, Hollywood.

For more information, visit the Broward County Parks’ website or call 954-357-8811

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