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.
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park reviews
This is a must for your Palm Beach visit the park is amazing as it’s a walkway from Bay to ocean you can actually see manatees and fish and other marine life turtles and it’s just a great place for... more »
We are state park junkies and I can tell you this one ranks in the top three. It is very clean and very accessible. It also has things to do for the entire family. more »
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