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This upcoming Saturday is the annual Turtleman Triathlon is happening along the beach in Jupiter and Juno Beach. Participants will swim in the Atlantic Ocean, run through the scenic Carlin Park, and ride down the coast with a spectacular ocean view.

The triathlon features two races, the Super Sprint and The Sprint. The Super Sprint includes a shorter run along the water perfect for beginners or, the Sprint includes longer running and swimming distances. The Sprint includes a 600-yard swim, 10-mile bike ride, and a 3.1-mile run. The Super Sprint includes a 300-yard swim, 5-mile bike ride, and a 1.6-mile run.

Registration is required to participate in the popular event. The triathlon is taking place this Saturday, June 26th beginning at 7 am. Note to…

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Martin County is home to Jonathan Dickinson State Park. The Florida State Park sits between Palm Beach County’s Tequesta and Martin County’s Hobe Sound, and just a few miles north of Jupiter. The park is named after a Quaker merchant named Jonathan Dickinson that wreaked his boat off the coast in 1696.

The park’s area served as an Army base and home to Camp Murphy during the second World War. Today, the barracks are still visible throughout the park.  Following the war, in 1947 the land was transferred back to Florida to be used as a state park. Jonathan Dickinson State Park officially opened to the public in 1950 and is one of the area’s most visited parks.

Jonathan Dickinson State Park is home to a variety of river swamps, natural habitats, hiking…

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Palm Beach County is home to several activities and things to do, besides the 47 miles of pristine sandy beaches, warm weather, and sunshine. Palm Beach County is home to miles and miles of great outdoor adventure trails for walking, running, hiking, horseback riding, and biking for the explorers in the family to try.

Outdoor Adventures in Palm Beach County to Try:

Cypress Creek Natural Area

The Jeaga Wildways, is a system of multi-use trails that connects 165,000 acres of public land in northwestern Palm Beach County. The trails are often used by walkers, hikers, bicyclists, and equestrians to explore some of the area’s most scenic natural trails. The Cypress Creek South Natural Area connects to Jupiter’s Riverbend Park where you can explore…

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In addition to the more than 160 golf courses and more than 47 miles of pristine beaches and coastline, Palm Beach County is home to numerous hiking and nature trails for those in the family that love the outdoors.

Whether you are into biking, hiking, horseback riding, running, or just wanting to explore nature, here are some of the best Nature Areas and Hiking Trails in Palm Beach County.

Riverbend Park – Jupiter

Riverbend Park is considered one of the most scenic parks in South Florida. Native wildlife including turkey, racoons, otters, birds, deer, and more have been frequently spotted along the trails and tropical 666 acres of the park. The park is made up of the historic headwaters of the Loxahatchee Wild and Scenic River and the preserved…

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Located within five miles north of Jupiter in Martin County is the Jonathan Dickinson State Park. The Florida State Park sits between Tequesta and Hobe Sound. The state park is named after a Quaker merchant named Jonathan Dickinson who wreaked his boat off the coast in 1696.

During the second World War, the area served as an Army base and home to Camp Murphy. The barracks are still visible throughout the park today. Following the war, the land was transferred back to the state in 1947 to be used as a state park.  The Jonathan Dickinson State Park officially opened to the public in 1950.

Today, the park is home to a variety of natural habitats, river swamps, wildlife, hiking and biking trails, mangroves, guided tours of Trapper Nelson’s 1930s pioneer…

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The Palm Beaches are known for its tropical beaches, year-round sunshine, high-end shopping, great school districts, numerous things to do and great dining to name a few. Many do not know that Palm Beach County is home to more than 25 Natural Areas waiting for you to explore.

These protected areas of Palm Beach County are home to a diversity of animals and plants and offer visitors a wide range of activities such as hiking, walking, kayaking, bird watching, environmental education and more.

Here is just some of Palm Beach County’s best Natural Areas.

Cypress Creek Natural Area – 10035 W. Indiantown Road, Jupiter

Located on W. Indiantown Road, Cypress Creek is home to more than 2,000 acres for you to explore. The Jenga Wildways are a multi-use…

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The Lake Trail is a 5.5-mile path running north to south along the barrier island of Palm Beach. The scenic town is known for its upscale estates, tall palm trees, blue ocean views and beautiful landscaping- which all make the Lake Trail an excellent route to endeavor. Along the way, bikers will pass 18 eye-catching sites including the West Palm Beach skyline, Society of the Four Arts, The Breakers and historic Kennedy bunker on Peanut Island. 

The towering age-old coconut palms on the island create a nice shady path (particularly in the morning) for riders to get a glimpse of exclusive high-end backyards of impressive estates. Sites like the Estee Lauder Mansion and Flagler Museum are an incredible display of Gilded Age architecture and history in…

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Biking is a perfect outdoor activity for those trying to maintain their social distance while still getting exercise and enjoying the great outdoors. Thankfully, Palm Beach County has some of the best biking trails in all of South Florida.

The Hill

The Hill in West Palm Beach is one of the few actual hills in South Florida where you can bike some steep inclines to test your endurance. The bike path is made out of crushed shell rock and is approximately 2.4 miles long and about 2 feet wide. Even though you will ride through native forests, most of the trail is exposed to the sun, so wear appropriate clothing and apply sunblock.

  • When: Everyday, sunrise to sunset.
  • Where: 7301 Haverhill Road West Palm Beach, Florida 33412
  • Cost: Free

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The Florida State Park is located five miles north of Jupiter in Martin County between Tequesta and Hobe Sound. Jonathan Dickinson State Park got is name after a Quaker merchant named Jonathan Dickinson who wreaked his boat off the coast in 1696.

The Park served as an army base and home to Camp Murphy during the second World War. Today, you can still see the barracks throughout the park. After the war, the property was transferred back to the state in 1947 to be used as a state park. The state park officially opened to the public in 1950.

Today, the Jonathan Dickinson State Park features a variety of natural habitats, river swamps, wildlife, hiking and biking trails, mangroves, guided tours, 16 natural communities, water activities, observations…

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Socially distanced outdoor exercise is encouraged even now during the coronavirus. Rather than visiting crowded gyms, those nervous about the coronavirus may enjoy exploring some of Florida’s great biking and hiking trails.

Loxahatchee River Paddling Trail
The swift and twisting Loxahatchee River is worthy of its status as Florida's first National Wild and Scenic RiverTrapper Nelson's cabin is a point of interest near the trail's terminus in Jonathan Dickinson State Park near Stuart. The coffee-colored stream meanders through an unspoiled subtropical river swamp where bald cypress pond apple orchids and ferns line the shores. The 8.5-mile paddling trail makes for an ideal day-long adventure for intermediate or experienced paddlers.

Nature…

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