Dubois Park has a very rich and documented history. Lying on 18.69 acres of land, Dubois Park is one of the largest beach parks in Jupiter. It has received several awards including the NACPRO award a recreation Facility Class II award. The NACPRO program recognizes the excellence in recreation and Park facilities and mainly focuses public attention on every aspect of design of the particular park. Dubois is located in the heart of Jupiter just adjacent to the Jupiter inlet.
Carlin Park in Jupiter has it all. The park lies on a 120.31 acres land and has 3,000 feet of guarded beach. If you are new to the area, the address is; 400 Florida A1A, Jupiter, FL 33477 in Palm Beach County. It has very spacious and secure parking. Whether you want to have fun or just relax with your family, the park has the most amazing amenities which are perfectly suitable for you and the kids.
Phil Foster Park is a 15+ acre park in Riviera Beach located just under the Blue Heron Blvd Bridge in Palm Beach County. This park is most popular for it's snorkeling and scuba diving in the Lake Worth Lagoon aka the Intracoastal Waterways. Just south of the bridge is a guarded swimming area that is well-marked. No diving is allowed in that area. The parking can be found north of the bridge along with the restrooms.
Curry Hammock State Park consists of a bunch of islands in the Middle Keys in Marathon. Come and enjoy a little bit of Florida's wild side by exploring the hardwood hammocks on these tropical islands, the wetlands, swamps and seagrass beds that are home to diverse wildlife. The park runs along both sides of US1 for 11 miles all the way to Long Key with the entrance found on the Atlantic Ocean side. The shallow water beach offers up to 1200 feet of sandy shoreline to enjoy. It's a great spot for swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling.
Long Key State Park can be found at mile marker 67.5 on the Overseas Highway on Long Key. This wonderful state park allows visitors to engage with nature either on foot along it's 2 paved trails, by kayak, or at your own campsite overnight. This is a great park for kayaking and canoeing because of it's chain of lagoons filled with plant and animal life. The shoreline and canoe trails bring you out into the quiet where you have the chane to see starfish, horseshoe crabs, and maybe even a sea turtle. Kayaks may be rented from the Ranger Station.
Sombrero Beach Park is located a few blocks south of US1 in Marathon. This well-maintained sandy beach front offers plenty of space to pick in the shade, let the kids run about on the playground, or take a dip in the water. Although Sombrero Beach Park is located in a residential neighborhood, it does have ample parking. You won't have to carry your beach gear far to get to the shore and the paths are partly shaded. Bring your snacks and picnic or plan to grill at the covered pavilions. Restrooms are onsite with an area to rinse off in the showers.
Dry Tortugas National Park and Fort Jefferson consists of seven small islands full of natural splendor and historical significance. Located about 70 miles off the coast of Key West these secluded and pristine islands are home to gorgeous sandy beaches, a historic fort, and spectacular native birds and fish. Spend a day excursion from Key West lapping up the sun as you lay on the sandy beaches, exploring the coral reef or by taking in an informative historical tour of Fort Jefferson.
Islamorada Founders Park is a very large community park operated by the village of Islamorada. The park is located on the Gulf of Mexico side of Islamorada just off mile marker 87 on the Overseas Highway. The park is a large well-manicured recreational facility primarily for use by local residents. Guests staying in nearby hotels can also use the facilities for free. All other guests must pay a per person fee for access to the park.
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is a Florida state park located between 2 bodies of water: Largo Sound and Tarpon Basin on the Atlantic Ocean side of Key Largo. The park consists of about 70 nautical miles and encompasses several types of habitats. The mangrove swamps, upland areas, and hammocks offer some interesting land exploration opportunities on well-maintained trails. The main draw for the park are its spectacular coral reefs which can be viewed by glass bottom boat or on snorkeling and scuba diving expeditions.
Clarence Higgs Memorial Beach is an over 16 acre beach park located in Monroe County at the end of the Florida Overseas Heritage Trail. It is just west of Smathers Beach and adjacent to the Key West Wildlife Center in downtown Key West. This beach is more than just a gorgeous place to spend the day under the South Florida sun, it is also a historical site with significant features that date back to the post-Civil War era.