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  Snook Islands

100 North Golfview Road, Lake Worth

Picture of a restored mangrove island in Lake Worth Lagoon Estuary

ADA Accessible Paved Nature Trails Wildlife Viewing Parking lot Information Signs

Bring your binoculars to see an American oystercatcher,
one of the many shorebirds who call these islands "home" since 2005.

Open Sunrise to Sunset, 365 Days a Year 

At a Glance     

Creating habitat in a busy city

This 118-acre wetland restoration project created 11 acres of mangroves and 2 acres of oyster reefs within the Lake Worth Lagoon along the shoreline in downtown Lake Worth. Public use facilities include a boardwalk, kayak launch, and floating dock. Restrooms available at Bryant Park.

Wildlife Observed

  • American oystercatcher
  • Common snook
  • Green sea turtle
  • West Indian manatee

Before You Go 

Only three designated parking spots are available on North Golfview Road. Additional parking is located within Bryant Park.