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Jonathan Dickinson State Park

16450 S.E. Federal Highway, Hobe Sound, FL 33455
+1 772-546-2771
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Great Stop

My husband and I went to this park to do the boat ride. The $24 boat ride was very enjoyable and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gahanna, Ohio
Great boat ride

Spent a few hours in the park. The boat ride was a bit pricey, but we really enjoyed it because it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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16450 S.E. Federal Highway, Hobe Sound, FL 33455
+1 772-546-2771
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I went to this park to do the boat ride. The $24 boat ride was very enjoyable and interesting. We saw several different types of animals and was able to travel all the way to Trapper Nelson's Camp, After the ride, we...More

Thank Jadped
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a few hours in the park. The boat ride was a bit pricey, but we really enjoyed it because it was our first time in Florida. We saw gators, manatees, ospreys, and lots of other birds. The tour guide was knowledgeable, boat was comfortable....More

Thank hisons
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this state park in our RV and stayed for 3 days, April 24th - April 27th. Just wanted a little get away and change of scenery. We were in campsite 11. It was big and easily accommodated our 39 foot RV. Even though...More

1  Thank GMee32780
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park is so large and offers so many activities that it begs for multiple visits. It seems well maintained, though there are signs of recent wildfires. The kayaking is a treat, giving us a chance to see alligators and turtles as well as leaping...More

Thank TomCost
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I've been coming to Jonathan Dickinson State Park since I was a young child and my parents would bring me camping here. I was reminded of those times on my most recent visit when I visited friends who were spending a week in their R/V...More

1  Thank ARodriguezP
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We arrived at prime arrival time on a Friday afternoon. The ranger at the desk was courteous and efficient taking care of each individual's needs fully. It would be better to have a second check-in position to facilitate the prime time rush of folks trying...More

Thank ed7531
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Wish I had had more time to kayak, but in my two hours of pleasant paddling managed to see a few alligators and a couple of manatees and was screamed at by a nesting osprey. An all around pleasant experience. Directions from the rental people...More

Thank GeneBrooklyn_NewYork
Reviewed 11 April 2017

First time staying in this newer, well-kept and clean park. Staff at front gate check in should provide more park information... we did not receive a map or information just verbal directions to our site. Spacious rv sites with good electric,water and sewer...hope the park...More

Thank Nealjan79
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Camp twice a year when we can get a reservation. Great biking, great kayaking, pontoon boat ride and interpretative presentation on life in early Florida. Clean restrooms. Friendly staff.

Thank HappyFLTravelers
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We camped here for the weekend. Saw an alligator while kayaking and a manatee while walking near the dock.

Thank Teacher2nd
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Best shady site?
5 April 2017|
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Response from Rhonda H | Reviewed this property |
That is a tough question...the sites up front have ZERO shade. The sites down near the river have some incidental shade, but they are very close together and thus there aren't any big trees between the sites. The scrub... More
Caree J
Is the swimming fun or are there too many weeds etc? My son loves to swim and I definitely want him to have that experience.
1 November 2016|
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Response from hsnfl1 | Reviewed this property |
All of the above answers are correct. However, swimming is never a good idea at Jonathan Dickinson State Park. They do have canoeing and a boat trip that are good and lots of bike trails. Hobe Sound beach is the closest... More
Tristan D
Is it safe to swim in the roped off area?
27 June 2016|
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Response from Elaine B | Reviewed this property |
IDK. It was cold and trying to rain when we were there. Sorry.