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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  • Walking the board walk Looking for sea creatures Seen stingrays and crabs in trees And small fish And they have and aquarium with a sea turtle.  more »
  • John D. MacArthur Beach State Park is everything the title mentions. Our family spent a couple hours visit in July. We enjoyed walking through the nature trails, across the bridge, and to the beach...  more »

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