Quiet Waters Park is on Powerline Road just south of Hillsboro Blvd. in Deerfield Beach
(just north of Ft. Lauderdale)
County park fee of $1.50 per person
Take the Sawgrass Expressway north to the end, then turn left onto Powerline Road, 1/4 mile on left is Quiet Waters Park.
Take I-95 north to 10th St exit, go west to Powerline Road, turn right, 1/4 mile past 10th Street to the park.
Take turnpike to Sample Road, go east to Powerline Road, then turn left, about 3 miles on left is the park.
For those coming in from the North:
From the Turnpike southbound - Exit at Glades Road, turn left and go east to Powerline/Jog Road, turn right and go south about 3 miles. The park will be on your right, just past Hillsboro Blvd.
From I-95 southbound - Exit at Hillsboro Blvd.go west to Powerline Road, turn left and go south. The park will be on your right, just past Hillsboro Blvd.
Water is the focus of this 430-acre park, which includes a freshwater swimming beach, a lake for cable water-skiing, a variety of boats for rental, and Splash Adventure, a high-tech, interactive children's water playground. Fishing is permitted on the shores of the park's several lakes (licenses required for ages 16 and up), except in the beach and skiing areas. The park also has a campground that includes seven sites for camping with your own tent, and 16 Rent-A-Tent sites, which provide pre-setup tents with equipment. Rental picnic shelters include 160+ capacity, six 60+ capacity, and two 40+ capacity, all with grills, water, and tables. Additional tables and grills are available throughout the park. There's also a pavilion picnic area that can accommodate groups of up to 400; the site includes two large grills, tables, electricity, restrooms, a volleyball court, and a horseshoe pit. For recreation on dry land, Quiet Waters offers a large playground, an 18-hole miniature golf course, bicycles for rent, and a biking/jogging trail, as well as snack bars. (For Yahoo Maps & Mapquest enter "401 South Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach, Florida" as the destination address.)