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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MacArthur School of Continuing Education of Palm Beach Atlantic University (West Palm Beach); the Conservation Fund, a national organization active in Palm Beach County; the MacArthur Agro-Ecology Research Center (Lake Placid, Florida); and the Friends of MacArthur Park, an organization that works in behalf of the John D.
He established the community of Palm Beach Gardens, sold the land on which many southeast Florida housing and commercial developments are now located, and donated much of the land that is now the John D.
I'm speechless over the prospect,'' said John Robinson, assistant manager at the John D.