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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
Phone Number: +1 561-624-6952
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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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A gift to the traveler who loves beaches

When one experiences a beach one hopes to create a memory The walk to the beach is that memory and once in waters edge memories are created forever

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

When one experiences a beach one hopes to create a memory The walk to the beach is that memory and once in waters edge memories are created forever

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Thank nosbigs
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant walk out to the beach on the boardwalk. There is also a shuttle that goes back and forth regularly. Nature at it's best! The nature trail was interesting. We saw so many different birds, fish jumping out of the water, weird spiders. The beach was nice. Very few people there.

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Portsmouth, NH
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great walk across the lagoon to the beach. Free shuttle service available if you have too much to carry. Nature Center has nice exhibits on local flora and fauna.

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Richmond
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nature trails, water experiences and swimming are available here. Reasonable entry fee (mainly for parking). A great nature center and knowledgeable guides highlight. You can rent Kayaks for an even better experience. Sunset is in the west and not the best (compared to sunrises)

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Thank bilewis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great day out kayaking with girlfriend. There is a beautiful walk to the beach, lots of wildlife and flora & fauna abounds. A haven of tranquility that is worth the long walk from the car park.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We were staying at the Marriott Oceana resort on Singer Island and biked over to the park for a look and it is a conserved area nestled between the luxury Lost Tree community and the hotel and apartment high rises along Singer Island. The area was bequeathed and sold to the state by the park's namesake a millionaire tycoon who... More 

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a fantastic to go with the family. The beach is long and there is not a lot of people here. Great place to exercise. You need to bring everything you may need to the beach because is a long way from were you park your car.

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Jupiter
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We go here regularly. We love snorkeling at that small rock reef. Depending on the visibility it can be amazing. We saw for example an octupus, sting rays, loggerhead turtles, squid schools in addition to all the beautiful and colorful reef fish. You can also rent seakayaks there, which is another great thing to do.

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Plantation, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Very cute gift shop and nature center. My boyfriend and I rented a kayak and paddled over to to a little island and walked around during low tide. We returned the kayak, got ice cream and walked a nice board walk to the beach. This park is very clean and has a lot of wildlife! The park and beach access... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I saw the aerial of this park while looking for a beach and was not disappointed. There are so many things to do here, you can watch movies about nature, go on a nature hike with the guide, get a little long golf cart ride out to the beach, rent or bring your own kayaks. Really nice place - beautiful... More 

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