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John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

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Address: 10900 StateRoad 703, North Palm Beach, FL 33408
Phone Number: 561-624-6952
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Reservations accepted the working day after Memorial Day. Groups limited...
Reservations accepted the working day after Memorial Day. Groups limited to 25 people.
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Beautiful Beach!

The water was so blue and clear that standing neck deep, I could still clearly see both of my feet...the surf was great for body surfing. This is not the beach for small children... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Clewiston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The water was so blue and clear that standing neck deep, I could still clearly see both of my feet...the surf was great for body surfing. This is not the beach for small children or those who can't swim, but if you love the ocean and are not afraid of the sea, this one may be for you.

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful pristine beach with an abundance of wild life and beautiful flora and fauna. Very well maintained. Full moon is incredible rising from there. Very romantic!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Great place to wildlife watch and see mangroves and turtle nesting grounds. Manatee also can be seen here, though we didn't see any. Entry cost cannot be beat. Do not skip the short films in the visitor center, as these were excellent. Would love to do their turtle walks, but those book up right when booking opens (memorial day). Lots... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We chose to ride bikes from hotel through the park and back. The 325 A park offers a wide variety of experiences. List includes : beaches, canoeing/kyaking, fishing, hiking, parking, pavilion, restroom, snorkeling, swimming, nature center,and wildlife viewing, So much is offered that it would be impossible to experience everything in one day. Everyone can find something to delight them... More 

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Lexington, KY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Hidden gem. Great boardwalk to the beach. We always see interesting wildlife here. Someday I'd like to go back and rent kayaks to use in the intracoastal.

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Burleson, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We were in town for just a few days and happened upon MacArthur park by accident. It is a state park and it was $5.00 per car (up to 8 passengers). We paid the admission to check it out. They offer Kayak rentals for an additional fee. There is a bridge crossing the body of water in the park that... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

If you are a person that likes nature and forests this park is for you its beautiful would recommend to bring your picnic and have a good day.. 5 bucks to park and the entrance so its way better than other beaches where you park and pay by hour... Im happy to live 5 mind away

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

off the beaten path. Worth the $5 entry fee. real florida experience. But get there early if you want to rent a kayak. The beach is a bit of a hike but it's worth it.

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Jupiter
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Not many people use this park - I don't know why. There is a tram across the long boardwalk, a lovely gift store and a beautiful beach. Shelling can be good.

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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

My "go to" location for peaceful reconnection to nature and the water. Whether kayaking in the lagoons and inter-coastal, picnicking, hanging at the beach or bird watching this park is a great choice. We've seen manatees, eagles, ospreys, dolphins, turtles, spotted eagle rays, etc... Beautiful, clean and fun!

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Address: Address: 10900 StateRoad 703, North Palm Beach, FL 33408
Phone Number: 561-624-6952
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  North Palm Beach

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