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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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Bike trails!

Have been coming here for the bike trails for about five years. Started when my 1st kid was in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stuart, FL
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Great Florida state oark

Could be one of the largest with some amazing facilities. They have observation tower and a... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Allan S
New York City, New York
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16450 S.E. Federal Highway, Hobe Sound, FL 33455
+1 772-546-2771
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been coming here for the bike trails for about five years. Started when my 1st kid was in a pull-behind trailer. The mostly paved access road along the railroad tracks is super for our three little kids. First on balance-bikes, and now on regular...More

Thank Winston27
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Could be one of the largest with some amazing facilities. They have observation tower and a magnifying vent boat ride with n addition to great camping areas Better not to go in the summer when the mosquitoes will eat you alive. The campgrounds are well...More

1  Thank Allan S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is a large state park near the ocean, with two campgrounds, one with full hook ups and one with elecric and water. Biking is very popular, as there are extensive trails for this activity.

1  Thank tawny1956
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Chose this park due to its proximity and remoteness at the same time. You don't have to drive too far from South Florida to get here and yet once you enter the park, it feels very secluded. We camped out on a tent. The space...More

1  Thank muruara
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We are wanders and volunteers. We had the wonderful opportunity to volunteer in the Kimbell Environmental Education Center. JDSP is nearly 11,000 acres and is more of a 'preserve' than a 'park', in my opinion. There are several hiking/biking trails and an off-road mountain bike...More

2  Thank Doug & Michelle P
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Climb the stairs up Hobe "Mountain" (basically a 26 meter high mound) for a great 360 degree view of the area; rent a SUP or other water craft; have a picnic; use the bike trails; or even plunge into the small, murky swimming area to...More

1  Thank mrsirin
Reviewed 22 May 2017

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 16 May 2017

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

1  Thank hisons
Reviewed 28 April 2017

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

4  Thank GMee32780
Reviewed 23 April 2017

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
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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
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
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.