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Paddle board or kayak along cypress knees on the Loxahatchee River for a throw back in time to the early settlers’ days in Jupiter and Tequesta.  Take in the remarkable river scenery and the ecosystems that the Loxahatchee River supports including cypress knees. 

What is a cypress knee you ask? A cypress knee is a unique characteristic of a cypress tree forming above the roots. Their purpose is mysterious, and they are generally seen on trees growing in swamps. Some current theories say that they might help to “aerate the tree's roots, create a barrier to catch sediment and reduce erosion, assist in anchoring the tree in the soft and muddy soil, or any combination thereof”. 

The Loxahatchee River is one of the best ways to see Old Florida up

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