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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  • My son and I went kayaking from MacArthur state park. We saw fish swimming beside us. We went through the mangroves and saw many birds, fish and crabs. We stopped at little munion island and...  more »
  • Leasurely stroll on the boardwalk from the Nature Center to the beach was very scenic. We also enjoyed walking the trail along the "hammock" between the beach and the intercoastal waterway...  more »

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