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. 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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  • The State Park is a great place for adults and kids. You learn about what Florida was like before it was developed. The displays are great and very educational and interesting. You take a golf cart ov...  more »
  • We just spent a couple of hours wandering this State Park before heading to the airport and wish we had had more time. Beautiful quiet spot at midday on a March weekday. Parking was easy and the quart...  more »
  • This is an unexpected gem! Gorgeous from the parking lot to the shore! Parking is $5, but it's a very, very small price to pay for this untouched jewel. The walk across the inland is lovely. I wish we...  more »