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Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge

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Nice stop

Was in the area for the weekend and stopped in. Enjoyed the trail that ended by the water. Well... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Becky R
Lakeland, Florida
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Well kept

I enjoyed a pleasent volunteer day removing exotic plants. The team was great to work with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
n m
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13640 SE Federal Hwy, Hobe Sound, FL 33455-3618
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was in the area for the weekend and stopped in. Enjoyed the trail that ended by the water. Well maintained beach and visitors center.

Thank Becky R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed a pleasent volunteer day removing exotic plants. The team was great to work with. Additionally,I like to take my kids here (teens)

Thank n m
Reviewed 1 week ago

My grandson (9 months old) had a wonderful time looking at the fish, snakes, and birds. My daughter & I had a great time also. It was very informative. Then to visit the wildlife refuge lets everyone know that the National Park Service is trying...More

Thank Monica C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have held a season pass here fir several years. Absolutely love the privacy of,this beach. It is just beautiful here.

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very beautiful nature preserve. I only took a short trail down to the water from the parking area. I'll come back later this week for one of the longer trails. It's just gorgeous here. Just a few people around a few dogs chasing sticks...More

Thank One_Happy_Sailor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live in Hobe Sound, and we always choose "The Refuge" as our go to beach. The parking is very limited, so unless you go by boat, this beach has no crowds and is as un-spoiled as it gets! During high season, the parking ($5...More

Thank RJ561
Reviewed June 4, 2018

This April my wife and I were able to visit the refuge, it has miles of beautiful beach to hike. Hobe Sound NWR is located on the southeastern shore of Florida, the headquarters is located near the City of Hobe Sound. This NWR was established...More

Thank BluegooseTraveler
Reviewed April 29, 2018

This is one of those spots you may drive by as it's not showy just nature in a hidden spot on the highway. They do educational programs here. You can access the beach by both boat and the trail. Nice for family pictures. The beach...More

Thank bremar00
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

What an enjoyable easy hike this area is. It is beautiful, very interesting and unique to this area. Really worth while. Beautiful intimate walk along the river.

Thank Gary D
Reviewed March 5, 2018

If you find the Hobe Sound Park at the end of SE Bridge Road (County Road 708) overcrowded, particularly if the parking lot is full, then a great alternative, although without standard park bathrooms (which are available at the Hobe Sound Park, for later reference),...More

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December 17, 2017|
Response from bilewis | Reviewed this property |
No admission fee
August 21, 2015|
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Response from Janette H | Reviewed this property |
We are not living in a foreign country and our water system is treated.