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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.
Jackson Riverfront Pines
19745 Riverside Drive, Jupiter
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.
- 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.