John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, North Palm Beach

(4.8/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
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. With our custom trip planner, North Palm Beach attractions like John D. MacArthur Beach State Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • A state park that is off the beaten path. You won't see a crowd here due to the $5 vehicle entrance fee. You will find an unspoiled beach that is not very populated. Get a break from the other beaches...  more »
  • friendly informative staff that are involved with the various projects. can do nature walks, kayaking and more.  more »
  • I visited the park twice during the month of February. Great exhibits along with a delightful gift shop makes this Park a great place to bring out of town guests. You can walk over the boardwalk to th...  more »