John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, North Palm Beach

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#45 of 185 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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  • September 6, 2017
    If you live anywhere near Palm Beach Gardens or are just visiting, John D. MacArthur Beach State Park is a must do destination. They offer kayaking, a very unique gift shop without being ostentatious,...  more »
  • September 4, 2017
    This is a great way to spend the day. The beach is great. There were not a lot of people there when we went, so it was perfect. The sand is the hottest I have ever felt in my entire life. I'm not sure...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    lovely place which has a great board walk. we didn't walk the whole thing because well i'm not able to and it was raining some. they do provide rides to the other side on nice days we were told. we st...  more »

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