Snook Islands Natural Area

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Snook Islands Natural Area
1 7th Avenue North
Lake Worth, FL 33460
561-233-2400
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Palm Beach County, City of Lake Worth,Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Inland Navigation District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers collaborated in the Snook Islands Project which involved extensive restoration of a large area of the Lake Worth Lagoon (Intracoastal).  The shoreline was planted with 11 acres of mangroves and other aquatic plants, over two acres of oyster reefs were created and 4 islands made with fill from Peanut Island.  There is NO parking right at the Natural Area.  Follow signs to the street parking just west of the Municipal Golf Course.

Public use ammenities were added in 2012 and include the following:

  • A 545-foot long accessible boardwalk and covered observation platform
  • A 590-foot long accessible fishing pier
  • A kayak/canoe launch
  • Two bicycle racks
  • Two educational kiosks
  • Three benches
  • Four "key style" posts to secure kayaks/canoes
  • Three small day-use docks to accommodate six boats including a water taxi

 

***ADDRESS USED IS OF THE ADJACENT MUNICPAL GOLF COURSE***

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