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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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a very nice open state park

I was scared at first but then it got used 2 it I saw a baby alligator and we stopped on a little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephen S
Kayaking was fun but not as much to see as expected

I went out early, 9am and we did see quite a few birds. It is mostly mangrove so not a lot to look... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wolfdar
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16450 S.E. Federal Highway, Hobe Sound, FL 33455
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"loxahatchee river"
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"observation tower"
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"boat tour"
in 29 reviews
"off road"
in 15 reviews
"full hookups"
in 11 reviews
"environmental education"
in 5 reviews
"research center"
in 6 reviews
"pine grove campground"
in 14 reviews
"kayak rentals"
in 11 reviews
"swimming area"
in 12 reviews
"small motor"
in 4 reviews
"mountain biking"
in 6 reviews
"education center"
in 10 reviews
"tent camping"
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"great camping"
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"visitor center"
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"old florida"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was scared at first but then it got used 2 it I saw a baby alligator and we stopped on a little island and went all sorts of places on the water I really hope next time we go early so we can get...More

Thank Stephen S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went out early, 9am and we did see quite a few birds. It is mostly mangrove so not a lot to look at if there is nothing out there. We did find a small alligator which was cool and a manatee was beneath the...More

Thank Wolfdar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Loxahatchee River is a Wild and Scenic river and one of the best places in Florida to rent a kayak or canoe. Prices are reasonable. The friendly staff will outfit you, but take a map. I spent 3.5 hours on the river. I did...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jonathan Dickinson State Park is a Florida State Park located in Martin County Florida. The Loxahatchee River (a National Wild and Scenic River) runs thru the park. The park has such amenities as bicycling, boat tours, boating, cabins, canoeing, fishing, hiking, horse trails, kayaking, picnicking...More

Thank Jim H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This park is located near everything and is a great stop in between orlando and miami which is what we did. Reccomend a min. 2 nights . They have horses boats bike and walking trails. and its just a great place. We did a BAR...More

1  Thank neno B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled down to JDSP to visit family during the holidays. We grew up in this area but have been away for many years. On a personal note, we were amazed at the growth and the traffic in this area over the past 50 years....More

1  Thank USCGRetired
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ive been going there for a long time. Soothing and relaxing and full of nature. Plenty of camping, nice cabins, and a great educational center.

1  Thank alhL9514FP
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We camped here with our travel trailer. We stayed a week. The sites as very nice-level and gravel, with nice spacing between sites. We took a scuba jay walk with a volunteer, Jim. He was very knowledgeable. The staff at check in were very nice....More

1  Thank Judy F
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

First the weather was perfect. We stayed in the cabins. There were 3 kids from 11-17 and they had a great time. River boat ride to the Awesome historic Trapper Nelson Camp site. We also went horseback riding and campfire every night. Recommend this park...More

1  Thank peterm8097
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Three campgrounds. One is equestrian, one is full hookups and the other is just electric and water ( the River Campground) which located almost five miles from the park entrance and the full hookup park. I stayed at the River Campground. No privacy. Newer and...More

1  Thank Xatlatc
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mmorin2015
5 December 2017|
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Response from Maureen M | Reviewed this property |
The bike paths are both paved and hard packed sand/shell/soil. Street bikes are just fine throughout the park.
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Veronicaflora
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
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Caree J
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
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