Chapel Trail is a community located in western Pembroke Pines consisting of 3676 units. Within the overall community, there are 17 smaller communities (sub-associations) ranging in size from 83 to 500 units. The first homes were built in the late 1980’s, with build out in the late 1990’s.There are over 100 acres of well landscaped green space throughout the community. In addition, just north of part of the community is a 450-acre federally protected wetland area which was set aside as part of the overall development. The City of Pembroke Pines oversees this 450-acre passive park that was established in the 1990s. The wetlands have become home to 120 species of birds, deer, marsh rabbits, alligators, snakes, turtles, largemouth bass, and insects.This nature preserve includes a 1,650-foot long boardwalk and a pavilion for observation.Adjacent to and within the community are city and county facilities: Rose Price Park, Chapel Trail Elementary school, Silver Trail Middle School and West Broward High School.