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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Caption: JOHN D. MACARTHUR BEACH STATE PARK 26.83083[degrees]N x 80.04566[degrees]W
Four years of data from a high-density marine turtle nesting beach at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, Florida were examined along with data on raccoon road-kills from adjacent roads, and data on park attendance (as an index of local traffic) to make inferences about raccoon activity patterns relative to turtle nesting.
Cuatro anos de datos recolectados de una playa de anidamiento de alta densidad de tortugas marinas en John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, Florida fueron analizados conjuntamente con registros de mapaches atropellados en carreteras contiguas y datos de visitacion al parque (como un indicador del trafico local) para inferir patrones de actividad del mapache con relacion con el anidamiento de tortugas.
To clean up the trash littering a rock reef 45 meters offshore at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park; and to help restore the habitat of thousands of sea creatures, including endangered sea turtles.
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