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Jonathan Dickinson State Park

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Address: 16450 SE Federal Hwy, Hobe Sound, FL 33455-3799
Phone Number: 772-546-2771
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Thu - Mon 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Wonderful biking, camping, canoe,kayaking....trails to walk..... Pet friendly on leash, horseback riding in winter months, A lot of ability to vision wildlife... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Stuart, Florida
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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful biking, camping, canoe,kayaking....trails to walk..... Pet friendly on leash, horseback riding in winter months, A lot of ability to vision wildlife, deer,raccoons,turtles..great time,visit..wonderful picnic paradise..

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt like Trapper Nelson, the 1900's pioneer adventurer, of this region. The fur trader/trapper and the legacy of his exploits still abound. He is long gone from a demise in the 1960's of dubious circumstance, yet the Tarzan-like character stands tall in the stories for the rangers. Visit the Education Center and explore the flora and fauna first.

Thank SunkistTwo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good canoeing and kayaking on the Loxahatchee river. It is a bit unnerving to see an alligator while in a kayak but it does happen. They have a pontoon boat which goes up to Trapper John's Cabin. We tried to do it once but the trip was halted by a vicious thunderstorm. You can get a feel for old Florida... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

There's so much to do at this park and campground. We always camp at the river site area. Bring your bicycles, lots of bike trails. We also bring our kayak to go out on the river. Bathrooms are clean and staff is friendly and knowledgeable. The observation tour is great, one of the highest points in that area. I definitely... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

We visited this state park for the first time.....was surprised the campground is so nice. The beach is not very far by bike, and they have hiking trail, bike trails, nature viewing, and so much more to do. By far, a very short drive to the parking area, we walked over to the beach and had a very enjoyable day... More 

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Elkton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Great park , clean, friendly staff. Nice bike trails, river park, observation tower - a plus! We toured the river and Trapper Nelsons site.

Thank Shelvet
Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to see a Florida park with kayaking and biking and site seeing. Hot very hot in summer. A lot of Florida history here.

Thank furniture97
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Can't beat the price. Only drawback for the full hook-ups is there is no shade. However, if you like to rough it, there is another camping section further back in the park.

Thank hsnfl1
Jupiter, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

It looks like a nuclear bomb hit this place. They call it prescribed burns- yet they happen constantly.

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Iberia, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

The wildlife in the park are on the move all the time! We stayed in a cabin and found the bed to be a little less desired and believe that ants or the gnats were in the bed at night with us. But it is in reality a state park in Florida. We rented a canoe and a kayak one... More 

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