John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, North Palm Beach

#44 of 183 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 is a beautiful spot to spend the day. Relax on the broad beach, stroll along the ocean, and take a swim in the usually warm water. Great place for a family picnic.  more »
  • Kayak rentals which can be paddled in a protected lagoon as well as a secluded beach. Nice activities as well as a small stage for concerts.  more »
  • I wife and I enjoyed our trip walked along the long pier look at the beautiful beach it is well worth five dollars to get in  more »

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