John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

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John D. MacArthur Beach State Park


Location:In northern Palm Beach County, 2.8 miles south of the intersection of US 1 and PGA Boulevard on A1A.
Facilities:Beach, picnic areas, pavilions, playground restrooms, trails, nature center (visitor center).
Activities:Saltwater fishing, canoeing, swimming, hiking, scuba diving, snorkeling, wildlife viewing, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is a barrier island, featuring a unique mixture of coastal and tropical hammock and mangrove forest. MacArthur Beach is a prime nesting area for sea turtles, including loggerhead, green, and leatherback turtles.
Address:10900 SR 703 (A1A)
North Palm Beach, FL 33408

Phone:561-624-6950
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/macarthurbeach
Size: 317 acres land; 120.5 acres water.

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