At a Glance
Home to a rare plant, found nowhere else on earth
At 3 acres in size, Palm Beach County's smallest natural area is a really big deal. Several four-petaled pawpaw plants have made their homes here in the scrub habitat. This plant is ranked endangered both by the state of Florida and the United States Federal Government because it only grows in Palm Beach and Martin Counties - nowhere else in the world!
- 41 species of native South Florida plants
including listed species
Fourpetal pawpaw, Shell-mound pricklypear, and West Indian mahogany
- 42 species of native South Florida animals
including listed species Gopher tortoise, Red widow spider
- Part of the
Northeast Everglades Natural Area, or NENA.
Before You Go
This site is limited to pedestrian traffic only to protect endangered species that live here.
There is no designated parking area.