City of Fort Lauderdale - Snyder Park
City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Venice of America
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Snyder Park


Bark Park Temporarily Closing for Renovations

NOTICE: Please excuse our dust. The large dog section of Bark Park at Snyder Park will be closed for improvements beginning September 11. Upgrades include new dog agility equipment and a renovated walkway.

In the meantime, the small dog section will be open for mixed use for both small and large dogs. Bark Park at Snyder Park is expected to re-open on or soon after September 16. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.


Snyder Park
3299 SW 4th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315

Tel: 954-828-4341
Fax: 954-847-3428

Hours: Everyday 7 am to 7 pm

Parking Fees: Weekends and holidays only $1 per hour, $5 maximum

Park Size (Acres): 92.3

Snyder Park

Park Facilities and Amenities

  • Bark Park (Dog Park)
  • Pavilions
  • Grills
  • Picnic Tables
  • Basketball Full Courts
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Playground
  • Nature Trails & Programs
  • Butterfly Garden
  • Bike Paths
  • Snyder Park Beach (No Swimming)
  • Dog Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Restrooms

See more information at the Snyder Park website.

Butterfly Garden

Butterfly release photoSnyder Park is home to a Tropical Hardwood Hammock ecosystem, which includes many species of native plants and wildlife, such as raccoons, opossums, foxes and birds. And now, Snyder Park is also home to a flourishing butterfly garden filled with a variety of host and nectar plants, such as milkweed, dill, and pentas. Through the generosity of the National Recreation and Park Association’s Green Parks – Green Kids program, only five agencies across the country, one of which is Fort Lauderdale, received grants to increase the number of children participating in regular, outdoor environmental education programs. Studies show that our children are spending approximately seven and a half hours daily using electronic media and less time outdoors. Access to green space and parks stimulates outdoor play and the discovery of our natural environment as well as ignites imaginative play and a sense of adventure for children.

The Snyder Park Butterfly Garden and educational program was made possible through key partnerships with the National Recreation and Parks Association, Kids Ecology Corps, and Flamingo Road Nursery. These partnerships have provided the City of Fort Lauderdale with the necessary labor, materials and funds to create the picturesque butterfly garden as well as the butterfly and moth educational program.

ADA Accessibility Information

For a complete list of accessibility information, visit our ADA Accessibility in City Parks page.

Please call 954-828-4585 for special accommodations.

Snyder Park

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