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DuBois Park

DuBois Park

Historical. Fishing. Snorkeling. Large 18-acre park with a lot of activities. Being recently renovated, it has plenty of picnic tables, shade trees, and ample parking. Separated into two parts; the picnic area and boat docking and a children’s swimming area on one end, the other end has a concrete walkway and lots of room for fishing. Beautiful view of Jupiter Inlet and the boats coming and going. The historical Jupiter lighthouse can be viewed from both parts of the park. Amenities include: Dubois Pioneer Home, Indian Mounds, Parking, BBQ grills, lifeguards on duty, Showers, Picnic Tables, and Restrooms.
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Carlin Park

Carlin Park

Amphitheater. Exercise Course. Café. Massive beachfront park with so much to do, you might have to come back for more! This is a family-friendly park with plenty of parking and picnic tables, several playground areas, bocce ball court, mile long bark-covered jogging track with “fitness stations”, and an eatery (Loggerhead Cafe), all adjacent to the beach. The beach highlight for the kids is a visit at high tide when the water is swooshing through the sandstone rock formations at the north end of the beach. Amenities include: Parking, BBQ grills, lifeguards on duty, Showers, Picnic Tables, and Restrooms.
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John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Kayaking. Swimming. Restaurants. Nestled on a barrier island, John D. MacArthur Beach State Park is the only state park in The Palm Beaches. Exploring almost two miles of pristine beach and swimming, snorkeling and fishing in the clear blue waters of the Atlantic are only the beginning of the fun you can have at the Park. You can also take advantage of the many special events offered in the park throughout the year. Amenities include: Kayaking, Parking, BBQ grills, Showers, Picnic Tables, Nature Center, Gift Shop, Children’s Playground and Restrooms.
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Phil Foster Park

Phil Foster Park

The Underwater Snorkel Trail is one of the world’s premier dive spots for both experienced scuba divers and beginner snorkelers alike. Yahoo Travel recently named Phil Foster in its Top 12 Snorkeling Spots. The trail spreads across a two-area acre beneath the Blue Heron Bridge spanning the Lake Worth Inlet. Underwater photographers delight in the abundance of unique marine life, with frequent visits from stingrays, eels, giant starfish, brightly-colored tropical fish and even an occasional octopus or manatee. Three submerged sculptures of hammerhead sharks, donated by artist and West Palm Beach resident Thomas McDonald, seem to invite visitors to post with them for underwater “shark selfie” photos. Amenities include: Snorkeling, Boat Dock, Parking, BBQ grills, lifeguards on duty, Showers, Picnic Tables, and Restrooms.
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Peanut Island Park

Peanut Island Park

Swimming. Pier. Historical. A little island with a lot to see. There is a water taxi service to provide nautical transport for a small fee. For all sun lovers there is snorkeling, fishing and swimming for all levels. Enjoy the Palm Beach Maritime Museum and the historic John F. Kennedy Bunker if you ever need a break from the sun. Be sure to bring everything you need to make your visit comfortable, since there is not a concession area on the island. Amenities include: BBQ grills, lifeguards on duty, Showers, Picnic Tables, and Restrooms.
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Intracoastal Park

Intracoastal Park

Manatees. Sunrise. Boating. Along with manatee sightings, you can be sure to have access to a unique feature for non-motorized vessel launching. A Veterans Memorial is located at the entrance to the park. A 1/3-mile concrete path winds around a small lake with a floating fountain. When the park was built, the existing mangrove and native coastal planting areas in the southeast corner of the property were preserved. Amenities include: Parking, BBQ grills, Meeting Space, Recreation Building, Nature Preserve, Concessions, Showers, Pavilions, Picnic Tables, Playground, Restroom, and Volleyball.
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Oceanfront Park

Oceanfront Park

Sea Turtles. Sunrise. Bike Racks. This 12-acre beach park got a face lift in 2011, and families have found even more reason to flock to it for the lovely new Brazilian-walnut hardwood boardwalk plethora of parking spots and a sail-shade canopy-covered walkways and benches. Kids will get a kick out of the playground and adorable large sea turtle sculpture while grown-ups will appreciate that it was made of repossessed metal from an oil rig by a local artist. Free beach wheelchairs are available, as are umbrellas and lounge chair rentals for a small fee, and a concession dishes up sandwiches, salads, and snacks like ice cream. Amenities include: Parking, lifeguards on duty, BBQ grills, Concessions, Showers, Pavilions, Picnic Tables, Playground, and Restrooms.
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Red Reef Park

Red Reef Park

Snorkel. Nature Walk. Golf. Be entertained all day at Red Reef Park. A renovated boardwalk offers a pavilion, benches and a beautiful view of the ocean. At the end of the boardwalk is a brick walkway that extends to South Beach, and from there another walkway to the Palmetto Park pavilion. There is also a 9-hole golf course beside the ocean, and Gumbo Limbo Center for the nature lovers. Amenities include: Parking, lifeguards on duty, Restrooms, and Picnic Area with grills.
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Spanish River Park

Spanish River Park

Historical. Nature Trails. Camping. Known in earlier times as Boca Raton’s Lagoon, remnants of the meandering stream are still visible in the park. This massive and leafy park, between Ocean Blvd., and the Intracoastal Waterway, is a fine 95 acres of waterfront property, a vast grassy area, picnic tables, a 40ft observation tower and well-shaded nature trails that are clearly loved by the locals who you’ll see jogging, fast-walking and strolling along here. Through three tunnels under Ocean Blvd., you can walk to the wild beach, with nothing but sand dunes and surfers to distract you. Amenities include: Parking, lifeguards on duty, Restrooms, and Picnic Area with grills.
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