If you’re looking for a beachside retreat and some outdoor recreation in Fort Lauderdale, FL, the crew at Carl’s Van Rentals suggests that you check out Hugh Taylor Beach State Park. This local attraction is just steps away from the heart of Fort Lauderdale as well as the city’s famed beaches. Here’s what you can enjoy at this Florida state park.


You’ll be amazed at what you can do and see in this small patch of land found in between the Atlantic Ocean and Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway. Many guests enjoy outdoor recreational activities such as:

  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Bicycling
  • Swimming
  • Fishing

Many people also enjoy bringing their cameras to capture the sites or to catch some local wildlife in action.


The Hugh Taylor Beach State Park is open year-round and opens its doors daily at 8 a.m. The cost of admission is $6 per vehicle with 2-8 passengers, $4 for a single occupant vehicle or motorcycle, or $2 for pedestrians, bicyclists, and so on. If you’re bringing a 12 passenger van rental or 15 passenger van rental, plan to pay the basic $6 per vehicle rate plus $2 per additional passenger. The park closes at sundown.

Getting There

The Hugh Taylor Beach State Park is located in Fort Lauderdale off East Sunrise Boulevard. You can easily get there from our Carl’s Van Rentals Fort Lauderdale location in under 20 minutes.

For all your Fort Lauderdale travels, choose an affordable and reliable van rental from Carl’s Van Rentals. You can check out our wide selection of minivan rentals, passenger van rentals, Jeep rentals, and more! To make a reservation or to ask about our current specials, contact Carl’s Van Rentals today at (954) 525-8008.