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John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

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Address: 10900 Jack Nicklaus Dr, North Palm Beach, FL 33408-3440
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Reservations accepted the working day after Memorial Day. Groups limited to...

Reservations accepted the working day after Memorial Day. Groups limited to 25 people.

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Sea Turtle

Check out the sea turtle by the gift shop! Clean beach, not crowed, clean bathrooms, picnic area. Even a tram to the beach.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Auburn, United States
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Auburn, United States
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Check out the sea turtle by the gift shop! Clean beach, not crowed, clean bathrooms, picnic area. Even a tram to the beach.

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful and natural topography to enjoy for a day! The park is good for all ages, it includes walking trails, a quiet beach, kayackking, picnic areas, and a nature center. It's a bargain at $5 per carload.

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My suggestion is to take a paddle board tour with South Florida Paddle and ask Marissa to give you a full nature tour! Please ask her to call Chef Sean to assist~ I would LOVE to go on another nature tour with this educational Mermaid!

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New Hampshire
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't beat the price of entrance - $5! Cross the "lake" by foot or tram - saw some spinner sharks & yes, the do spin coming straight out of the water! Beautiful bathroom facilitie & nice store, but the BEACH - WOW! Appx 2 miles of shells, sand & clean ocean.

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Elkridge, MD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful place. This park has trails, nature center, boardwalk and a beach. When we went it was very windy so no kayak rentals or swimming but that was fine with us. We enjoyed the exhibits in the nature center, the sea turtle that they had rescued was interesting. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable. You can either walk the... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice, small beach park. The $5 non-resident vehicle entry fee seems a bit steep, but as my more moneyed friends like to say, "That helps price out the rift raft." The rangers and nature center employees are very friendly. A long stretch of beach, even in-season, is rather empty on weekdays and makes for nice walking.... More 

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West Chester, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A state park that is off the beaten path. You won't see a crowd here due to the $5 vehicle entrance fee. You will find an unspoiled beach that is not very populated. Get a break from the other beaches and go visit this gem.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

friendly informative staff that are involved with the various projects. can do nature walks, kayaking and more.

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North Palm Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the park twice during the month of February. Great exhibits along with a delightful gift shop makes this Park a great place to bring out of town guests. You can walk over the boardwalk to the ocean or take a ride on the shuttle driven by one of the parks knowledgeable volunteers.

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Jamestown, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spend some time in a kayak if you can as it's lots of fun to paddle through the waterways with the birds and fishes- you just never know what you might see! The walkway over the lagoon is so visually beautiful and accessible for everyone of all ages! Super friendly staff and volunteers always make you feel welcome and membership... More 

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