Found 24 blog entries tagged as Parks.

The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department is celebrating 50 years of providing healthy, joyful living to residents and visitors to Palm Beach County. The recreation department is recognized nationally for excellence in park and recreation management. Palm Beach County Parks operates more than 110 parks and recreational facilities and provides organized recreational programs and services for people of all ages and abilities. 

PBC Parks and Recreation ‘Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz’ Begins September 1 through 30, 2022. This event is aimed at raising public awareness about the importance of pollinators and the role parks play in advancing pollinator health and native habitat. Residents are encouraged to participate in the national Parks…

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As the dog days of summer wind down and the kids are back at school, it’s the perfect opportunity to allow furry family members to have a special pool, and play day. Not much further south in Broward County there are two splashy water play parks, which are going to the dogs. Both pool parks are normally people-only. For the K-9 events, proof of rabies vaccine and license tag is required. Dogs need to be well-behaved and off-leash.

K9 Water Festivals: 

The K9 Water Festivals are planned for 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the following dates: October 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, and 23, at T.Y. Park, 3300 N. Park Road., Hollywood. The Seminole Indian name of this 138.6-acre urban park, Topeekeegee Yugnee, means "meeting or gathering place," appropriate for a park…

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Sawfish Bay Park is a linear park located directly on the Intracoastal Waterway. The park is located on the waterway at 1133 North Alternate A1A, Jupiter. It is not a large park. The project involved obtaining funding for both acquisition and development. The $3,000,000 included funding for acquisition, non-motorized boating facilities, invasive species elimination, and upland leisure components such as picnic facilities and parking.

Sawfish Bay is fairly new, clean, and an ideal place for an enjoyable picnic area.  There are waterfront benches to sit, relax and enjoy the passing boats. Additionally, there are two historically designated buildings on the south end of the park. It is an effortless place to launch kayaks at this charming and…

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Palm Beach County is home to interesting ecosystems. Grassy Waters Preserve is a wetlands ecosystem that spans twenty-three miles. This wetlands ecosystem meets local demands for freshwater and serves as the freshwater supply for the City of West Palm Beach and the towns of South Palm Beach and Palm Beach Island.

Grassy Waters Preserve is a pristine trace of the Everglades system. It consists of a mosaic of wetlands, tree islands, and forested hammocks. Grassy Waters Preserve is home to a variety of native wildlife including the wood stork, white ibis, great blue heron, white-tailed deer, otter, everglades snail kite, bobcat, and alligator.

Trails of varying lengths and difficulties are accessible to the public FREE of charge. Experienced…

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Located on Singer Island, guests can enjoy almost two miles of pristine beach, swimming, snorkeling, and fishing in the clear blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean. John D. MacArthur Beach State Park stands out as an “island in time” by preserving the natural heritage of subtropical coastal habitat that once covered Southeast Florida. This hidden gem includes a welcome center, a gift shop, kayak rentals, a children’s playground, nature trails, and picnicking facilities.

It is the only state park in Palm Beach County, and an environmental treasure which has been preserved for present and future generations to come. You might want to take advantage of the many special events offered in the Park throughout the year: children’s programs, guided…

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts a weekly Self-Guided Beach Clean Up on Saturday mornings for a chance for the public to help keep our beautiful beaches clean for us and the sea turtles.

Now more than ever the center needs our help. Sea Turtle Nesting Season begins in early March and goes until the end of October. During the seven months span, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center staff monitor the 9.5 miles of beach between the northern Palm Beach County line and the John D MacArthur Beach State Park. This area is one of the most populated sea turtle nesting spots in the world. During this time thousands of sea turtles lay their eggs on the beach.

The Self-Guided Beach Clean Up is every Saturday during the month of June beginning at 8:30 am to 11…

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Every Saturday morning, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts their Self-Guided Beach Clean Up for the public to help keep our beaches in Palm Beach County clean. Now more than ever, the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center needs your help.

Sea Turtle Nesting Season begins in early March and go until the end of October. The 9.5 miles span between the northern Palm Beach County line to the northern boundary of John D. MacArthur Beach State Park is where thousands of sea turtles lay their eggs.  This area is one of the most populated sea turtle nesting areas in the world. The main reason why is the proximity to the Sargasso Sea, a region in the Atlantic Ocean and the gulf stream current that bends towards Florida. During this time, the…

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Every April, National Park Week is from April 17 to 25! During this time, the National Park Foundation celebrates America's natural park treasures. National Park Week is a time to explore amazing places, discover stories of history and culture. To find the national parks in your area, please visit find your park.

Did you know the Sunshine State has 10 National Park designated areas?  Visit the 10 parks here. Southeast Florida is home to America's Everglades. It is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States. The Everglades span from Orlando south to Key West, including West Palm Beach.  It is a massive area.

Everglades National Park protects an unparalleled landscape that provides important habitat for numerous rare and endangered…

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The Town of Jupiter is always looking for ways to help our town and our environment. Recently, Town officials have installed four clean up station at four local parks to help nature and the environment by reducing the amount of litter and debris.

Jupiter has partnered with the Beach Bucket Foundation as part of their 2021/2022 Strategic Plan. The mission of the Beach Bucket Foundation is the create awareness and community involvement in helping the preservation of our beaches and ocean.

The Town Council identified clean up areas and activities along the waterfront and park as one of their initiatives this year. In partnership, the town installed four clean up stations at four local parks and waterfront areas for the public to help with the…

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Under an emergency order last week, all county-operated park playgrounds, water playgrounds, play and exercise equipment, water fountains, and volleyball courts are officially able to reopen.

Under a notice issued by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department, people are being told to "wear a mask if you can" at playgrounds. Palm Beach County’s emergency order only applies to county operated playgrounds. Individual municipalities can then decide if they want to open city-operated playgrounds as well.

Skate parks and bicycle tracks may reopen "with supervision as determined by park management." Campgrounds may begin taking reservations for stays on or after Oct. 1, 2020, and supervised sports facilities with lights may be open after…

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