John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, North Palm Beach

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#44 of 183 in Nature in Florida
See some of the best of Florida's natural beauty, both flora and fauna, at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, situated along the Atlantic Ocean between Riviera and North Palm Beach. Home to many different species of wildlife, the park also serves as a nesting ground for rare sea turtles, such as the loggerhead, green sea turtle, and leatherback. Stop by the nature center near the entrance of the park to learn about the park's history and ecology, as well as to view live animal exhibits. Walk across the 490 m (1,600 foot) boardwalk to reach the sea, or hitch a ride on the golf-cart shuttle. You can also take a swim or explore the waters via kayak, availabe for rent at the on-site shop. To visit John D. MacArthur Beach State Park on your trip to North Palm Beach, use our North Palm Beach trip planner.
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  • A very nice little park. We hiked to the ocean. They have boardwalks available to cross the inland waterway. Very cool. We also saw a car show while we were there. Nice getaway. Highly recommend this ...  more »
  • This state park straddles the northern portion of singer island - a barrier island. So Atlantic Ocean beach and mangroves and sheltered water on west side bordering Lake Worth and North Palm Beach. Be...  more »
  • Family friendly - great beaches - kayaking - museum - walk to the beach over a bridge. Fun for the family - lots of parking - small $5 charge.  more »

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