John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, North Palm Beach

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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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  • Apart from a bunch of disrespectful people who left their garbage on the sand (even tough there are trash cans and plastic bags for you) this place is amazing! The park is well maintained and the brid...  more »
  • John D MacArthur Park is on Singer Island in Palm Beach County. It has an Information Center where you can rent kayaks . To get to the beach one has a choice of taking a ride on the beach shuttle acro...  more »
  • Finally explored some State Parks this weekend. Went here to snorkel. Read some Trip Advisor reviews about a rock to snorkel near; the South Rock. Ok - thats completely inaccurate. We thought that the...  more »

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