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 Natural Areas Are Set to Re-Open

In accordance with Palm Beach County Emergency Order 2020-005, on Wednesday, 4/29/2020 ERM staff will begin re-opening Natural Areas to the public.

HOWEVER THIS DOES NOT MEAN RECREATION AS USUAL.

All visitors to the natural areas must follow Center for Disease Control Guidelines and the County’s Emergency Order 2020-005.

FAMILIARIZE YOURSELF WITH BOTH AT THE LINKS PROVIDED BELOW AND

 Wear face coverings, recreate in groups less than 10, maintain social distance of at least 6 feet apart while on the trails, and avoid touching common surfaces such as handrails, benches, etc. to be safe while visiting.

 

 

 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!  

Features

  • 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.