Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge, Hobe Sound

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The Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge, a part of the United States National Wildlife Refuge System, is a refuge on Jupiter Island in Florida. Its official name as of 2019 is the Nathaniel P. Reed Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge. Part of the refuge is inside the town of Jupiter Island, while the rest is in the unincorporated areas of Martin County. The 1,035-acre (4.19 km2) refuge was established in 1969, to protect the loggerhead and green sea turtles. It is administered as part of the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge.
Within the refuge is the 173-acre (0.70 km2) Reed Wilderness Seashore Sanctuary, designated a National Natural Landmark on November 1967.
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  • The Hobe Sound NWR is home to thousands of animals, and a favorite breeding ground of the highly endangered leatherback sea turtle. From March to October you will see the nests on the beach. Please....  more »
  • Well maintained trail will take you through the scrub and down to the Sound where you can fish or just sit and watch for birds. Photographic opportunities are great and the visitors center has a...  more »
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  • Nice, quiet beach. Will be going back to do the self guided hike and see the nature center.
  • This is an absolute gem for nature lover's , or those folks just preferring a nice and relaxing walk on the nature trails. A very well put together learning center and gift shop :

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