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John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

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Address: 10900 StateRoad 703, North Palm Beach, FL 33408
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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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Noce spot for a hike or a swim

A nice quiet state park with trails and a beautiful beach. Bring some food, your hiking boots and your swimsuit and stay the whole day

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Topsham, Maine
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Topsham, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A nice quiet state park with trails and a beautiful beach. Bring some food, your hiking boots and your swimsuit and stay the whole day

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wide beach and lots of areas to walk amongst the trees, very peaceful. Great for families too. It is a State park so be sure you know the rules about dogs and alchol

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Mehlville
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While it is a long boardwalk to the beach, it is well worth it. A tram shuttle does run from 10:00-4:00. There are restrooms at the parking area and at the far end of the boardwalk closer to the beach. Volunteers were out picking up trash on the beach so it is a very clean beach. This is not the... More 

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Centerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

´Tis a grand day in Palm Beach. John D. MacArthur Beach State Park's 400+ acres might have been a setting for more condos on Singer Island, as as visitors to John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, we appreciate that this property was dedicated to conservation. There are numerous reasons to visit this local treasure. 1. The Beach 2. Water Sports... More 

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Oxford, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

* Super clean * Great hiking areas. Although the trails are not exceptionally long, they are beautiful. * Really nice beach area * Kayaks available for rental * Everything was well maintained * Bargain at 5 dollars per car

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Lake Worth, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Entrance fee was about $5. We got there about 9:45am and there was still plenty of parking near the visitor center. We went inside and saw all the exhibits and waited a few minutes for the guided Ranger tour. As it turned out we were the only ones in our tour so it was like having a private guide of... More 

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Dundas, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have hiked the nature trails and explored the visitor centre, where volunteers discuss the environmental issues facing Florida with excellent displays. This time it was a green flag day with calm weather and the kayaks beckoned. We grabbed our paddles, life jackets and double canoe (singles available). We paddled through the estuary, under the bridge at Jack Nicklaus Drive... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Stumbled on this park, paid the 5$ entry and were very impressed. Good facilities, great boardwalk for watching animals, nature trail that educates about local flora, free tram with friendly and informative operator, and raw beautiful unspoiled beach. Also, lots of picnic benches to eat at.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We had some time to kill before a flight so we traveled here for a walk. All park employees were very friendly. The trail and bridge were well maintained. Very nice walk! We walked to the beach which seemed nice but we didn't do any activities there.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 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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