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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
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.