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Blowing Rocks Preserve

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Address: 574 South Beach Road, Hobe Sound, FL 33455-2804
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Mesmerizing!

We were at the Blowing Rocks in January. It was a perfect time to be there. The waves kept coming in and crashing into the rocks. Since there is a space in the middle of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Carolyn F
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were at the Blowing Rocks in January. It was a perfect time to be there. The waves kept coming in and crashing into the rocks. Since there is a space in the middle of the rock formation, the water goes in and up through that space and the water just swooshes right up into the air. I just kept... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been touring around all of the national and state parks and preserves in Martin/Palm Beach County and came across this hidden gem! Said on the website there is a tour every Sunday at 11:00 a.m. So we went! Wow, this place takes your breath away. There has been so much care and concern for this beautiful treasure. Our tour... More 

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Kensington, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're in the area, visit at high tide. There's parking on both sides of A1A. Small museum, several hiking paths, $2 volunteer donation. Water is available to wash your feet. Restrooms available at the museum.

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Ferney-Voltaire, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never seen so many people scrambling over the rocks (and more importantly dipping hands into small crevices and basins carved into the rocks) to find shells. This is not as rich in shells as, say, Sanibel, but it is still fun. Yes, one does miss the "blowing rocks", which are best seen at high tide, but there are... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was disappointed that I didn't get to see the water spout up through the holes in the rocks along the ocean. I found out that you likely need to be there when the tide is high, which at the time would have been around 4 PM. The park closes at 4:30 PM. Check before going to the preserve unless... More 

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Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found Blowing Rocks Preserve by doing a search for things to do on Pintrest. We were in West Palm Beach visiting family and I was trying to find something fun to do. My aunt is 80 so I was trying to find things she could do that weren't very strenuous. She had never heard of this place. It is... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This preserves has the beach and nice trails. The beach can be accessed from the visitors entrance after just a short walk. The rocks jutting out to the ocean makes for an interesting walk. I was there just after the high tide and the waves were crashing on to the rocks but the water was not shooting up that very... More 

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Huron, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there on a windy day when water was shooting through the rocks. It's great fun to try to capture pictures and get unexpectedly squirted. Everyone was smiling at natures antics. It's a fun place to just WATCH. $2 donation on honor system.

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Spencer, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I consider this to be true hidden gem. I walk the beach and am amazed at all of the formations and colors in the rocks. It is well worth the 2 dollar per person donation. Not an overcrowded beach with people looking for their own spot. really cool place to go.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Great view, recommend checking tide information but low tide has a great view too! $2.00 donation per person well worth it!

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