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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  • $5 for car load to go into park. Not crowded at all. Lots of parking. Clean. Nature museum. Tram to beach (till 4pm). Bridge/boardwalk over intercoastal to beach. Saw fish, heron, stingray (we walked ...  more »
  • First off this was a great beach. Short trails to hike and a boardwalk to walk across in order to access the beach. We went snorkeling and saw some cool fish by the rocky area north. Wonderful place t...  more »
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