This enormous park can keep you busy all day. Among the activities available are canoeing and kayaking, hiking, nature trails, swimming, diving, and wildlife viewing. Most spectacular perhaps is the expansive beachfront, with ocean swimming. A 1600-ft boardwalk crosses a lake to the beach, and the walk is well worth it. If you're not up to walking, there is usually a tram available.
The nature trails traverse the vast landscape, including over 120 acres of pristine tropical maritime hammock, one of the largest examples of this habitat. Birds are abundant, as are other native animals. Sea turtles nest and hatch on the beach, too.
The brackish estuaries provide the perfect environment for fish-breeding, as well as kayaking and canoeing. Kayaks are available for rent.
The William T. Kirby Nature Center provides visitors with a glimpse of Florida as it was. You'll find sea turtles, displays, and a theater for showing of an interesting and informative video. Be sure to check out the gift shop!
In addition to all of the nature-based activities, you'll need time to eat. There are pavilions and tables throughout the park, some with grills. The kids can spend the down time on the playground.
The park is open 8AM to sundown every day of the year. Admission is $4 per car (up to eight people).
Approximate price: $4.00 per person
Location:10900 SR 703
North Palm Beach FL 33408
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