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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.

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 Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding

Northeast corner of U.S. Highway 1 and Beach Road, Tequesta

Picture of the iconic Jupiter Lighthouse as seen from Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area 

ADA Accessible Paved Nature Trails Natural Surface Hiking Trails Information Signs Parking lot Wildlife Viewing

One of the three federally designated "outstanding natural areas" in the United States

Open Sunrise to Sunset, 365 Days a Year 

At a Glance     

Outstanding Lighthouse Views

In addition to preserving 120 acres of Florida scrub, maritime hammock, and mangrove swamp ecosystems, this site lies adjacent to the historic 1860 Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, the George Washington Tindall Pioneer House and the Town of Jupiter Lighthouse Park.  Owned by the US Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management, this site was designated as an Outstanding Natural Area that protects unique scenic, scientific, educational, and recreational values making it the natural area that has it all!  


  • Nature Trail (Paved) 0.25 miles
  • Hiking Trail (Sandy) 1.5 miles

Before You Go

Parking is available on the north side of Beach Road about 0.17 miles east of US1 with overflow parking on the south side of Beach Road at Lighthouse Park.