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. 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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  • Great park with many activities. Great hidden gem in Palm Beach County with a fabulous secluded beach. 
    Great park with many activities. Great hidden gem in Palm Beach County with a fabulous secluded beach.  more »
  • What a great state park we have here in our backyard. John D McArthur State is a great park with super amenities. You can kayak, paddleboard, hike, snorkel and picnic with your family. A great nature....  more
    What a great state park we have here in our backyard. John D McArthur State is a great park with super amenities. You can kayak, paddleboard, hike, snorkel and picnic with your family. A great nature....  more »
  • Neat beach. Clean. Not crowded. Cheap admission. Good for sunbathers, swimmers, waders. There's a boardwalk. Nice place to spend a couple of hours, though too.hot in the middle of the day unless... 
    Neat beach. Clean. Not crowded. Cheap admission. Good for sunbathers, swimmers, waders. There's a boardwalk. Nice place to spend a couple of hours, though too.hot in the middle of the day unless...  more »

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