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Broward County > Parks > Camping > Salute the Troops


Celebrate Veterans Day with these camping specials.

Not only will county parks (except Deerfield Island Park) remain open this Veterans Day, our parks with campgrounds will also offer camping specials. The specials apply for all active-duty and honorably discharged veterans of the U.S. armed forces, National Guard, and reserve units.

Written documentation will be required to establish eligibility, along with current personal identification.* Rates are for up to four campers, with additional per-camper fees applying (up to six campers total). Pet registration fees also apply.

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The monthlong specials start at Easterlin Park in Oakland Park and Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach on Friday, November 1, and run through Sunday, December 1, 2013. The Family Fun Package is good for a two-night stay (Friday and Saturday) for up to four campers for $50 per site; two more campers can be added at $3 each per night. The Escape Special is good for up to four campers for one or more nights (Sunday through Thursday) for $20 per site per night; two more campers can be added at $3 each per night.

At Quiet Waters, the fee also includes 50 percent off boat rentals at Lakeview Marina, 20 percent off passes to Ski Rixen USA cable water-skiing, 20 percent off bike rentals at Bike America, and 10 percent off Bike America merchandise, excluding food (good at this Bike America location only).

A weekend special runs at C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines, Markham Park in Sunrise, and T.Y. (Topeekeegee Yugnee) Park in Hollywood from Friday, November 8, through Monday, November 11. This special offers veterans 25 percent off their total stay, up to a maximum of four nights.


C.B. Smith Park
900 N. Flamingo Rd.
Pembroke Pines, FL 33028


Easterlin Park
1000 N.W. 38th St.
Oakland Park, FL 33309

Markham Park
16001 W. State Rd. 84
Sunrise, FL 33326


Quiet Waters Park
401 S. Powerline Rd.
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

T.Y. Park
3300 N. Park Rd.
Hollywood, FL 33021


*Satisfactory documentation to confirm eligibility includes:

  • Current military identification card showing the bearer as active-duty, reserve, or retired member of a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.
  • Most recent DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, showing the named individual's Character of Service as Honorable; or other current official documentation from the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Veterans' Affairs, or an appropriate branch of one of those agencies, naming the bearer as active-duty, reserve, veteran, or retired member of the U.S. Armed Forces.
  • AND personal identification such as a driver's license.