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Climb to the highest natural point in South Florida – Hobe Mountain Observation Tower

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Learn about Camp Murphy  –  the Army’s top-secret radar training facility

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Grab a bike and ride the paved roads
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Take a Guided Horseback Ride, in season only.

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Stop and smell the flowers.
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Safe paved trails away from the cars are perfect for family bike rides, skateboarding, and rollerblading.  Off-road trails for mountain biking also available.
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Have your own kayak?  Drop it in at the boat launch for a day of fishing.
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Camp out – Family, Primitive, youth group and equestrian sites available.
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Rent a cabin in the woods. Fully equipped units available.

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Have a picnic. Tables and grills available.   Pavilion rental also available
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Drop a line at the boardwalk on the Loxahatchee River.
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Swing, Slide & Climb.  The park offers two family friendly playgrounds.
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Grab a bite to eat at the concession stand.

 

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Next to the concession stand, you will find the River Store for guided boat tour information, snacks, camping supplies, and souvenirs.

 

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Bring the Big Rig.   Large paved sites for your recreational vehicle.

 

 

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Hike the Kitching Creek Trail. Over 17 miles of trails await you.

 

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Learn about “The Wildman of the Loxahatchee” on a 2-hour guided pontoon boat tour and learn the history of Trapper Nelson.
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Simply Relax by the water and enjoy the day.  You may also spot an alligator or two.
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Rent a Canoe, Kayak, or Paddleboard.  Enjoy at your own pace or join a guided tour.

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Learn more about this Martin County treasure at http://www.jdstatepark.com/ and make sure to visit the Kimbell Center inside the park for programs, exhibits, interactive displays, photography, art, activity centers, scavenger hunt, and movie theater.

For $6 per vehicle, 2 to 8 persons, you won’t find a better value for family fun in Florida.

 

 

 

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