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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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a great hidden place

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Spencer, North Carolina
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Spencer, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Low key beach with an amazing view of the Atlantic Ocean. Not far from Highway US 1 outside of Tequesta and Jupiter

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited during a moderate high tide with low wind, and the water spouting through the crevices was fantastic. I can only imagine what it must be like during a Supermoon, or when there is high wind. On the other side of the road from the Blowing Rocks beach area is the Nature Conservancy's boardwalk through a mangrove beach. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This is actually one of my favorite beaches in Florida. The entrance fee is $2 which is on an honor code basis. These fees go towards helping maintain the park so I always leave a little more. The park is beautiful. The entrance is lined with tall palm trees, gumbo limbos, and sea grapes. The bridge has a nice seating... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This part of the Florida coast is different from what most people expect. The beach is a combination of exposed coral and sand. How it looks, and peoples reaction, differs depending on the tide. At or near high tide the waves hit the coral hard and water sprays high into the air. At or near low tide the coral appears... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We ALL loved this beach so much! Everyone to whom we sent pictures had the same reaction: "that's in Florida ?" As a Floridian , I completely understand everyone's surprise. It looks like something you'd see in California. The rock formations are gorgeous, and the water is an unbelievable shade of aquamarine by the shoreline and turquoise at its depths.... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We had a blast at Blowing Rocks Preserve! I've lived in Florida and never knew we had such a place in the Sunshine State. If you go at high tide, you can see the rocks "blow," if you come at low tide, then you can see the large rock formations. It was well worth the drive!

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West Hurley, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place. Don't forget your camera. I wouldn't swim there because of the rocks. Definitely bring out of town company, and go at high tide.

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Fort Payne, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

As a teenager many years ago I used to go there and watch my sister surf. It was somewhat dangerous but when you are young you don't think about the risk. Now many years later it is great to see this area being saved.

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