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Jonathan Dickinson State Park

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Address: 16450 S.E. Federal Highway, Hobe Sound, FL 33455
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+1 772-546-2771
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Great boat ride!

Took the boat ride up the Loxahatchee river to see the sights and sounds of Florida's beautiful nature. Great for kids and families. A little pricey.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took the boat ride up the Loxahatchee river to see the sights and sounds of Florida's beautiful nature. Great for kids and families. A little pricey.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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75 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Finally, after several trips to search for this species, we scored at this park, located in the Pine Scrubland. Although it was hot during our mid-day trip, the park offers shaded areas, and a wide variety of habitats. "Our" search; however, took us to a sunny, hot section, where a family of these Scrub-jays were flitting around! A most excellent... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely love this state park. There is so much to do here, whether you are here for a day or camping for the week. There are hiking trails, including a tower to climb for great views of the Intracoastal and the ocean. There are kayak, canoe, and motor boat rentals, which you can take to Trapper Nelson's home (an... More 

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Hobe Sound, Florida
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've lived in Hobe Sound for over seven years, and while I have driven past this state park countless times, I had never been in! My husband and I finally visited for the first time yesterday and were amazed at what we found there. Jonathan Dickinson State Park is the largest state park in Florida. With its many trails, campsites,... More 

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Maplewood, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent 3 nights here in a cabin (modular home) and loved every minute of it. Calm quiet and comfortable although the "cabins" are definitely showing wear. The rangers were friendly and helpful and both the kitching trail and the river trail were beautiful though you need to do the latter at low tide. Only negative was that the man working... More 

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I rented a kayak and had a wonderful afternoon exploring the area and saw a manatee and alligator and lots of exotic birds...also available is horseback riding and hiking and biking and exploring. A large and still wild place with a minimal entrance fee. Worth a morning or afternoon to see what "Old Florida" looked like...

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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the Badger state, my wife and I had driven past this park several times on our way from PBI to Palm City, FL to visit family. Not too impressive from the interstate, we decided to make a visit, and are glad we did, We wanted to take a River tour, and chose the Trapper Nelson version. Two or three... More 

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Hobe Sound, Florida
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Camp ground is rather open not many trees to shade. Hurricane's over the years apparently have destroyed the trees, although no effort has been made to plant new trees to generate shade in the future..a bit puzzleing. Park often vacant in the hot summer months, full in the winter months. Cabins are nice, not really "cabins" more like little trailers... More 

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Holland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

You can acecss the park by car of foot. Good spot for the Florida Scrub Jay but also bald Eagles can be foud here. Very nice staff giving you the right info.

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Olathe, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We camped at Pine Grove campground. Very nice with full hookups. No shade as this is newer campground. Park has hiking,biking(including off road trails), kayaking,boating,fishing,observation tower, and visitor center. Close to nearby Hobe Sound and Jupiter.

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