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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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Last week, Governor DeSantis gave Palm Beach County and the Town of Jupiter the clearance to start to reopen some public facilities in the effort to start to reopen Florida. 

Parks in Jupiter are now open and all areas are open for limited active use in accordance with the CDC Guidelines for social distancing.  Beach Parks remain closed until further notice. 

Jupiter Parks That Are Open Include:

  • Abacoa Community Park
  • Indian Creek Park
  • Jupiter Community Park
  • Jupiter Village Park
  • Lighthouse Park
  • Maplewood Park (no restrooms)
  • North Palm Beach Heights Park
  • Sawfish Bay Park (no restrooms)
  • Fish cleaning stations are open but limited to one person at a time

Parks Restrictions Include:

  • Parks are open from
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Select parks and outdoor recreational facilities in West Palm Beach will reopen today, Tuesday, May 5th to the public with social distancing guidelines and CDC restrictions.  

Park Restrictions: 

  • Park hours limited to sunrise to sunset
  • Park is open for walking, biking, hiking, strolling, and running. Fishing, kayaking, canoeing, bike rentals, water skiing, wake boarding are also permitted as long as social distance is practiced.
  • All playgrounds, picnic areas, concession stands, camp grounds, dog parks, field sports, skate parks, organized sports, gymnasiums, aquatic splash zones, fitness areas, recreational buildings must remain closed. 
  • All Regional Parks, Community Parks, and Neighborhood Parks will open 
  • Tennis Courts and
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Last week, Governor DeSantis and County Commissioners announced that parks and some recreational facilities in Palm Beach County were allowed to begin Phase One of Reopening Florida. The parks and recreational facilities are open with social distancing and restrictions. 

Parks Restrictions:

  • Park hours limited to sunrise to sunset
  • Park is open for walking, biking, hiking, strolling, and running. Fishing, kayaking, canoeing, bike rentals, water skiing, wake boarding are also permitted as long as social distance is practiced.
  • All playgrounds, picnic areas, concession stands, camp grounds, dog parks, field sports, skate parks, organized sports, gymnasiums, aquatic splash zones, fitness areas, recreational buildings must remain closed. 
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County Commissioners met last week to discuss reopening Martin County and the steps to take. The meeting was held Friday morning at The Blake Library in downtown Stuart.  

Starting today, Monday, May 4th, Martin County is reopening golf courses, boat ramps, parks and beaches, however Hobe Sound Beach will remain closed due to its close proximity to Palm Beach County where the beaches remain closed.  Bathtub Beach will also remain closed in Martin County. 

 In addition to all county parks, private and public golf courses and boat ramps opening racquet sports will be allowed at parks, pavilions will reopen but playgrounds will remain closed.  Boat ramps will be open for commercial or recreational use.

Anyone at those locations must abide by social

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Good news for South Florida, Governor DeSantis announced today that State Parks across the State of Florida will reopen on Monday, May 4th.

DeSantis said” being outdoors in the open air is more low risk” from Talbot Island State Park in Jacksonville this morning.  In addition to the State Parks opening Monday, May 4th, some part of Florida can being the first Phase of reopening Florida.  Palm Beach County is not included in Phase One but State Parks in Palm Beach County are allowed to open Monday.

Earlier this week, Palm Beach County have opened golf courses, marinas, parks, and community pools with social distancing and restrictions. 

The State Parks will open on Monday with restrictions. The Governor stated in his announcement that

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Earlier this week, Governor DeSantis announced a slow plan to reopen the state of Florida and Palm Beach County.  It was announced on Monday by the Palm Beach County Mayor and County Commissioners that some recreational facilities may reopen as of yesterday with restrictions to prevent the further spread of Covid-19.  

Yesterday, Wednesday, April 29th, many recreational facilities in Palm Beach County after being closed for the past few weeks due to Covid-19.  Many parks in Palm Beach County reopened yesterday but not all. 

Restrictions for visiting parks include:

  • Park hours limited to sunrise to sunset
  • Park is open for walking, biking, hiking, strolling, and running. Fishing, kayaking, canoeing, bike rentals, water skiing, wake
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It’s a perfect time to take your kids or grandkids camping in Jonathan Dickinson State Park.

Jonathan Dickinson

Jonathan Dickinson State Park is a beautiful nature preserve spanning from northern Palm Beach County to Martin County. Within the park there is a multitude of different habitats each containing unique plants and animals. With so many habitats here in Jonathan Dickinson State Park, visitors can come to the park over and over again and may see a completely new environment every visit. To camp here is an experience you and your family won’t forget! The park offers over 90 different campsites in its Pine Grove Campground and over 50 in its River Campground. Each campsite offers water, electricity, public tables and grills and restroom

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Atlantic Dunes Park in Delray Beach is a great spot if you want to spend a day in the South Florida sun. Nestled atop a natural wooded dune, this beautiful, beachfront park is located just a block north of Linton Boulevard in Delray Beach. 

The park is perfect for people of all ages and for all interests. It is patrolled by the Ocean Rescue Division and is staffed with a lifeguard on duty. A winding boardwalk provides an ideal outlook so you can watch the sun rise or set over the ocean. Atlantic Dunes Park also features nature trails, a pavilion, picnic tables, public restrooms and metered parking. Lifeguards at Atlantic Dunes Park are on duty from 9am until 5pm each day. 

For more information about Atlantic Dunes Park, please

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