The Parks Foundation of Broward County serves as a volunteering and fundraising arm of the BROWARD COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION DIVISION and for the endowment of capital projects, and educational, recreational, and cultural community initiatives, by requesting, receiving, holding, investing, administering, granting and disbursing gifts of funds and property, and making expenditures to or for the benefit of the Parks Broward County
Hollywood North Beach Park- on the barrier island on the eastern side of Hollywood at the north end of the Broadwalk, is a leafy 62-acre park acquired by Broward County in 1975. Located on A1A from Sheridan Street to the south and Franklin Street to the north, the park has natural areas which have walking paths leading to a long and narrow stretch of sandy beach. Most of the restoration work needed is located within this area of the park.
Stop by the Marine Environmental Education Center at the historic Carpenter House Estate with the sea turtle education center, rentable event venue and gift shop.
P.S. Anne Kolb Nature Center, just across the Sheridan Street Intracoastal Bridge, showcases a mangrove estuary. At the nature center is an exhibit hall, observation tower, four walking trails, a rental hall that hosts a variety environmental education programs.