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Address: Riviera Beach, FL 33404
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+1 561-845-4445
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This unique eighty acre tropical park is situated in the Intracoastal...

This unique eighty acre tropical park is situated in the Intracoastal Waterway near the Lake Worth Inlet in close proximity to Phil Foster Park, the City of Riviera Beach, and the Port of Palm Beach.

The park is a favorite destination for boaters and provides numerous recreational opportunities for visitors. Fishing and snorkeling are popular activities in the beautiful clear waters that surround the island. Guarded and unguarded swimming beaches provide the perfect access for bathers of all ages to enjoy the sun and fun. For visitors looking for an overnight experience, a twenty-site Campground is available for tent campers by reservation only and reservations can be made by contacting the park office..

Local Attraction:

Palm Beach Maritime Museum and John F. Kennedy Bunker.

(Not operated by Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation)

Water Taxi Services (independently owned and operated):

Captain Joe's Peanut Island Ferry aboard the Seafare

Palm Beach Water Taxi

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A nice clean place to enjoy the day. No food so package your snacks or lunch. There is water. We did not stay all night, but it look like it would be fun. Nice restrooms.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
badroom33454
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Greeley, Colorado
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Greeley, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A nice clean place to enjoy the day. No food so package your snacks or lunch. There is water. We did not stay all night, but it look like it would be fun. Nice restrooms.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love to go there to stay for a beach day. We can walk around the island. Kids can play in the "lagoon" trying to catch small fishes.

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had wanted to tour the bunker last time we were here but tours are only Thurs - Sun. So this year we went specifically to tour the bunker. Very interesting!!! Though we wished we had brought snorkel gear, we were happy to discover that we could see many cool fish right from the bridges and docks. Spent some time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to take a relaxing swim with fish and enjoy laying on the beach. The waters are relatively calm and shallow so it is easy for all ages. If you are lucky, you might even get to swim with a manatee...we did!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As long as you are not looking for a crashing surf, this little island is idyllic and accommodating! We packed up our picnic lunch and headed over to the island via the ferry, which runs every 15 minutes. Once on the island, paved walkways lead you over bridges and along the water's edge. There is a plethora of little coves... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second year to snorkel and our third trip to Peanut Island. The snorkeling is best at high tide, but there are still plenty of fish to see during low tide and in between tides. The facilities are well maintained. There are plenty of clean restrooms. The museum and bomb shelter are worth the trip and interesting to... More 

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Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best kayak and dive location in Palm Beach County - take water taxi to the Island from SAILFISH MARINA? Also on the Island is former US Coast Guard Station and adjacent JFK COLD WAR FALLOUT SHELTER? JFK CENTER open to visitors and preserved exactly as it was build to protect Kennedy during Cuban crisis!

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Nobleboro, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to visit with your family. Clean beach areas and facilities This park is not crowded with people and adds to its charm.

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Munroe Falls, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time on the island. After going to Singer Island for the past 14 years and not visiting Peanut Island, it was about the only thing we had not done. Everything we read said there was nothing there and no food on the island. Boy did they get it wrong. The JFK bomb shelter is amazing. Karey,... More 

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Lighthouse Point, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Peanut island to see the JFK bunker. Turned out it is a nice place. On a Friday afternoon in December few folks were there. Took a walk around the "lagoons" and back to the pier. Pleasant, paved, trail. If you can get off the boat need to get to the island, going about it should not be... More 

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