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John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

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10900 Jack Nicklaus Dr, North Palm Beach, FL 33408-3440
+1 561-624-6952
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Very pleasurable

I wife and I enjoyed our trip walked along the long pier look at the beautiful beach it is well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
clifton, tn
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My Go To Beach

If you live anywhere near Palm Beach Gardens or are just visiting, John D. MacArthur Beach State... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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Reservations accepted the working day after Memorial Day. Groups limited to 25 people.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nature center” (62 reviews)
“rent kayaks” (25 reviews)
“gift shop” (37 reviews)
10900 Jack Nicklaus Dr, North Palm Beach, FL 33408-3440
+1 561-624-6952
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wife and I enjoyed our trip walked along the long pier look at the beautiful beach it is well worth five dollars to get in

Thank chaplain1
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you live anywhere near Palm Beach Gardens or are just visiting, John D. MacArthur Beach State Park is a must do destination. They offer kayaking, a very unique gift shop without being ostentatious, a nature center, trails, and a long boardwalk which leads to...More

Thank Loveari
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great way to spend the day. The beach is great. There were not a lot of people there when we went, so it was perfect. The sand is the hottest I have ever felt in my entire life. I'm not sure how...More

Thank kecial2016
Reviewed 17 August 2017

lovely place which has a great board walk. we didn't walk the whole thing because well i'm not able to and it was raining some. they do provide rides to the other side on nice days we were told. we still enjoyed the little museum...More

Thank douglas t
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The boardwalk is long but good fun with lots to see as you walk across it to keep young children occupied. The beach was practically deserted and very clean.

Thank Clive R
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Just beautiful!! We rented kayaks and packed a picnic. There is a great little museum, small gift shop, and boardwalk to the beach. The kayaking is in the lagoon. Restrooms are clean and plenty of parking.

Thank Vacationprone
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed taking out 2 double kayaks with our boys. They made it easy and the rate was much more affordable than singer island rentals. The boys also enjoyed the nature center and gift shop. We will go back to enjoy more of the park....More

Thank cnk4
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The park is nice and seems empty on a week day. The causeway from the parking lot to the beach is long and directly under the sun. Their is a golf cart shuttle that picks you up and drives the long way to the other...More

Thank nicholas b
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

One of Florida's beautiful state parks. No crowds, snorkling on their reef, lovely shells and clear blue water. Had a great time. A but of a walk to the beach but free tram runs 10 am to 4 pm. Kayak rentals educational area with knowledgeable...More

Thank 458Mary62
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We have meant to come to this park several times before, but just never get here. Well, we will be back. Lovely

Thank him8nce1
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2 April 2017|
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Response from Jeff J | Reviewed this property |
if you check the maps/charts you will find it to be quite a distance. I don't think the kayaking from the park would allow such a trip - but if you have your own kayak it would be possible. Watch out for the power boat... More