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Would you like to see how “The Wild Man of the Loxahatchee” lived? Called “Trapper Nelson” (his actual name was Victor Nostokovich), he was a big man with even bigger strength and a legendary ability to track and capture animals of all kinds. He bought 800 acres and lived completely off the land.

Trapper Nelson’s cabin — and the area where he displayed alligators, opossums, wildcats, and such to tourists — is a must-see. Ranger-guided tours of the 1930s pioneer homestead are available year-round.

The park is named for a Quaker merchant whose party was shipwrecked nearby in 1696. Rare environments such as coastal sandhills, upland lakes, and scrub forests as well as the pristine Loxahatchee River make Jonathan Dickinson State Park a unique spot…

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Here are a few fun places in the Palm Beaches you and your family will enjoy visiting this Summer.

Jupiter Outdoor Center

Love adventure? Into exploring? Well get it all on with Kayaks, canoes and bicycles for rent at Palm Beach County’s beautiful Riverbend Park. Paddling on the Loxahatchee River, you’ll soon be in waters rich in wildlife. Turtles, alligators, great blue heron, osprey and many other birds are common visitors as you are embraced by the exquisite nature of Florida's only Wild & Scenic River on the east coast. . Jupiter Outdoor Center also offers guided kayak and canoe tours. We’ve recently updated our fleet of bicycles – some with fat tires – so you can easily pedal around the miles of shaded crushed shell paths in Riverbend Park…

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Lack of space is a problem even in the most stunning of Jupiter homes. If you are in the process of decorating a small room and realizing this is truly a small room dilemma.  Rest assured there are plenty of reasons why small is better: small spaces are easier to decorate, easier to keep clean, and easier to organize.

It is a dilemma to figure out ways to get collections (a/k/a “junk”) out of view, organized behind doors, in closets, or on shelves. However, there is nothing that makes a small space feel more cramped than having too much stuff on display. These simple tips will help you make a small room look bigger without breaking the bank.

Need a small room to feel bigger? Try these ideas:

-  Add a few mirrors around the room to help reflect…

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The Wakodahatchee Wetlands is a park located in Delray Beach, Florida. The park was created on 50 acres of unused utility land and transformed into a recreation wetland open to the public with a three-quarter mile boardwalk that crosses between open water pond areas, emergent marsh areas, shallow shelves, and islands with shrubs and snags to foster nesting and roosting. The boardwalk has interpretive signage as well as gazebos with benches along the way.

The Wakodahatchee Wetlands is part of the South section of the Great Florida Birding Trail and offers many opportunities to observe birds in their natural habitats.

Wakodahatchee has a three-quarter-mile boardwalk, and along the way, you will see birds that are so used to the passing people and…

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Life can be challenging at times, so lighten up and treat yourself to something sweet. The northern Palm Beach County has an abundance of sweet treats spots ready for indulgent sampling.  For the average person, there is nothing wrong with sugar per se, unless all the sweet foods in your daily diet are keeping you from eating and drinking the nutritious foods you need. Moderation is always the key.

It is common to have sugar cravings. The yearning stems from both physical and psychological causes. Did you realize when you eat sugar your brain absorbs more of the amino acid tryptophan from your blood? Your brain uses tryptophan to manufacture serotonin. Serotonin is the neurotransmitter responsible for feelings of comfort and elevated mood. The effect…

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“Mini-Season”, the two day sport season that gives a chance for recreational divers in Florida to take home some fresh lobster before the commercial fisheries cash in, will take place on July 29th and 30th, 2020 this year.

The recreational bag limit during mini-season is 12 per person per day. This bag limit applies to possession limit as well- on and off the water- and lobster must be brought to shore in whole condition. Separating the tail from the body is prohibited in Florida state waters.

Harvested lobster must have a carapace larger than 3 inches, and must be measured in the water. The carapace is measure beginning at the forward edge between the rostral horns, excluding any soft tissue, and proceeding along the middle to the rear edge of the…

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South Florida has a long and interesting past. If you want to learn about the area’s history, here are a few fun places you can visit.

Battlefield Park 

Known, as one of the most significant Jupiter icons and historical sites is the Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park. Often referred to as the “gateway to the Loxahatchee River,” this park is must-visit site if you have not been and live in the area. 

The history of Battlefield Park shows that there has been prehistoric and historic habitation here dating as far back as the Archaic Period over 5,000 years ago. The park stands to preserve this precious past and educate locals about Jupiter’s rich history. 

Not only does the park boast an impressive story dating back thousands of years but it…

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Love the great outdoors? Palm Beach County offers some of the most beautiful natural environments South Florida has to offer. Here are a few parks and places you and your family will enjoy exploring.

Ocean Inlet Park

Ocean Inlet Park is a beautiful oceanfront park in Boynton Beach, Florida. With over 600 feet of beach frontage in its 11.39 acres, the park is a quaint yet ample place for adventure and fun. Known for its snorkeling, Ocean Inlet Park is home to thousands of species of marine wildlife from reef fish, turtles, dolphins, crustaceans, birds and more.

The park has received rave reviews from local families and residents saying that the park offers plenty of shaded tables for picnics, clean restrooms, clean beaches, a marina, day slip,…

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Paddleboarding is to South Florida what skiing is to Colorado. The peaceful yet exhilarating sport of stand-up paddleboarding in Florida is the latest craze to hit waterways across the state. It’s easy to master, offers an amazing full-body workout and is extremely versatile. You can paddle leisurely through the mangroves, embark on an eco-tour with friends or carve a turn in the surf.

Blowing Rocks Preserve

Once you’re up at this Jupiter Island preserve, you’ll spot sea turtles, sharks, and an amazing reef. Too windy for you? Cross the street to the Intracoastal Waterway.

Coastal Dune Lakes

Want to paddle the Gulf and see sharks and turtles, or explore lakes with alligators and bass? Accomplish both in one trip at coastal dune lakes in…

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The small quite town located between North Palm Beach and Jupiter is Juno Beach. the laid-back atmosphere and sandy coastline is perfect for anyone.

Juno Beach is located on a barrier island between the intracoastal waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. The small town is home to an estimated 3,700 residents and is home to the Loggerhead Marinelife Center, the most populated Sea Turtle Nesting area, and the Juno Beach Fishing Pier.

On any given day, fishermen and visitors head to the Juno Beach Pier hoping to get a glimpse at some of the Marinelife below. The pier is a main hub of the town and features a snack bar, bait shop, fishing pole rentals, and a perfect view. The pier is part of the Juno Beach Park which is a popular beach spot for surfers,…

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