Located near Uptown Mirdif and Khawaneej, this desert park covers 5.25 sq km and is full of little surprises, such as the area displaying traditional houses from around the world, including a replica of a traditional German hausbarn, a Thai house and even a blue toadstool house.
Facilities: Swimming pool, covered areas, equestrian centre, camel riding, barbecue areas, playgrounds, cycle track, volleyball, basketball and handball courts.
Shops or kiosks: Grab fast food-style fare at the Malik Burger restaurant, but we suggest bringing a picnic.
Nature: Desert palms and shrubs, peacocks, camels, horses, rocky ponds and streams are all here.
Pets allowed: No. Dhs10 per car, Dhs3 per person.Mushrif Park