Turtle Walks at
John D. MacArthur State Park
walks at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park for viewing nesting loggerhead turtles normally are held on Mondays
and Thursdays in June and July.
are taken on the day after Memorial Day only, beginning at 9 a.m. Call 561/624-6950. Groups are limited
to 12-15 people. There are no age restrictions but parents are expected
to accompany their children. A fee of $5 per person or the regular admission park fee may apply.
Loggerhead covering nest
Participants assemble about 8:30 p.m. at the park's nature center
for an educational program on sea turtles. Participants reassemble on
the main dune crossover, about mid-way on the 1.8-mile beach,
while scouts are sent north and south to locate turtles.
for a breeze to keep the mosquitoes down. Sand gnats
are sometimes a problem, too.
Call 561/624-6950. Website John D. MacArthur Beach State Park is located 2.8 miles south
of the intersection of U.S.1 and PGA Blvd. on A1A in North Palm Beach.
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