John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, North Palm Beach

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#45 of 184 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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  • This park protects over a mile of beach and a large estuary on Singer Island. There's is a beach cleaning station and lots of volunteers help keep the beach clean. A long boardwalk crosses the estuary...  more »
  • We decided to ride our bike to this park and explore around for a few hours. They do charge you to go into the park but it’s for a good cause. We explored around in the indoor area in which a Ranger w...  more »
  • This is a cool place to take a walk. We went in January and it was very cool weather wise and windy so we couldn't take advantage of the beach as far as setting on it. We did walk it a little and foun...  more »

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