John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, North Palm Beach

(4.8/5 based on 360+ 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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  • Wide beach and lots of areas to walk amongst the trees, very peaceful. Great for families too. It is a State park so be sure you know the rules about dogs and alchol 
  • While it is a long boardwalk to the beach, it is well worth it. A tram shuttle does run from 10:00-4:00. There are restrooms at the parking area and at the far end of the boardwalk closer to the beach...  more »
  • ´Tis a grand day in Palm Beach. John D. MacArthur Beach State Park's 400+ acres might have been a setting for more condos on Singer Island, as as visitors to John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, we app...  more »