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Tradewinds Park Stables & Farm
3600 W. Sample Road, Coconut Creek
When: Weekend farm tours at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. On the third full weekend of each month, tours are at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m.; noon; and 1:15, 2, 2:45 p.m. Weekday tours for school and field-trip groups are by appointment only.
Cost: $3 per person for farm tours; $1.50 per person for park entry, on weekends only.
Why visit: Tradewinds Park was acquired in 1974 from Margueritte C. McLean, whose family used the property for breeding and raising thoroughbred horses. The north side of the park is a rural farm setting, with livestock and horses; also offered are educational farm tours, trail rides, pony rides and a farmhouse museum. The Tradewinds Educational Farm was developed to reflect the history of agricultural activities in Broward County.
For more information: 954-357-8720; broward.org/Parks/TradewindsPark/Pages/Default.aspx; or www.facebook.com/browardcountyparks (search for Tradewinds).