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Palm Beach County's Natural Areas Will Remain Closed Until Further Notice

Based on Palm Beach County (PBC) Emergency Order No. 2020-003, effective immediately, all PBC Natural Areas are closed to the public until further notice.  This order will remain in effect until the expiration of Palm Beach County's Declaration of Emergency or until terminated or amended by further order.

PBC's Department of Environmental Resources Management will continue to monitor the status of the COVID-19 pandemic in our area and will communicate any changes in the status of our PBC Natural Areas as those changes are made. 

Please be safe and continue to monitor our social media (@PBCERM on Facebook and Instagram) and website (www.pbcerm.com or www.pbcnaturalareas.com) for updates on the status of our PBC Natural Areas.  For updates on other PBC operations and services, please visit the county's dedicated COVID-19 page: http://discover.pbcgov.org/coronavirus/Pages/default.aspx

 Jackson Riverfront Pines

19745 Riverside Drive, Jupiter

   Picture of a kayaker paddling along the edge of Jackson Riverfront Pines Natural Area

Natural Surface Hiking Trails Wildlife Viewing

Explore the shoreline along one of two Wild and Scenic Rivers in Florida

Open Sunrise to Sunset, 365 Days a Year 

At a Glance     

Go wild and scenic here

This 3-acre site is home to three native ecosystems - pine trees and saw palmettos in the scrubby flatwoods, live oaks and cabbage palms in the mesic hammock, and red, black, and white mangroves and buttonwood in the mangrove swamp that lines the eastern shore of the north fork of the famous Wild and Scenic Loxahatchee River.     

Features

  • 60 species of native South Florida plants found here including
    Common and Giant wild pine airplants
  • 39 species of native South Florida animals found here including
    American Redstart, Florida prairie warbler, Gopher tortoise, Osprey, Swallow-tailed kite, and West Indian manatee

Before You Go

This site is accessible by pedestrian traffic or kayak or canoe only.
There is no designated parking area.

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