John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

10900 Jack Nicklaus Dr.
North Palm Beach, FL 33408- Map It
(561) 624-6950

AAA Editor Notes

John D. MacArthur Beach State Park is 1.75 mi. s. of jct. US 1, SR A1A and SR 786 or 3 mi. n. of jct. US 1, SR A1A and SR 708 at 10900 Jack Nicklaus Dr. Sandwiched between the Atlantic Ocean and Lake Worth, the park protects a diverse and undisturbed subtropical coastal habitat with seven species of plants and 22 endangered or threatened animal species. The area is widely known as a nesting ground for loggerhead, leatherback and green sea turtles. Rangers and volunteers conduct daily nature walks, sea turtle education and nesting observations, birding programs, kayak tours and seasonal programs. A nature center has interpretive exhibits, sea turtle tanks and four aquariums. Guided tours are available. Pets on leash are allowed. Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
$5 (per private vehicle).
Hours: Park open daily 8-dusk; nature center 9-5.