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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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Businesses, restaurants, recreational facilities, parks, and beaches are starting to open in Palm Beach County with new ways to keep their employees, staff, and customers healthy. The unofficial start to summer has officially begun and here are just some activities and things to do that make Palm Beach County great.

Beaches

Palm Beach County is home to more than 47 miles of pristine shoreline and 26 public beaches along the coastline.  All non-municipal County beaches are open sunrise to sunset with no specific restrictions other than to keep socially distant and no congregating in groups of 10 people or more.

Boating, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Paddle Boarding

Being on the water is a favorite activity by many here in Palm Beach County. Given

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Over the weekend, Florida officials met with Palm Beach County officials to address reopening guidelines and orders for recreational facilities, businesses, and parks. Since the discussions, The Town of Jupiter has reopened more parks and facilities including dog parks.

Other town parks and natural areas have been open for a few weeks now under previous executive orders and will continue to operate under the established safety and social distancing guidelines. The new executive order went into effect as of yesterday and more parks and recreational facilities were allowed to open following safety guidelines and social distancing.

Jupiter Parks Now Open Under the new order include:
• Cinquez Dog Park
• F.I.N.D. Park
• Park pavilions (Jupiter

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