​​ Back to Natural Areas
Lake Worth Lagoon

​At this time, the observation tower is closed to the public.


​All visitors to the natural areas must follow Center for Disease Control Guidelines and the County’s Emergency Orders.

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.

Palm Beach County Emergency Orders

Centers for Disease Control COVID-19 Guidelines

 

 

Ocean Ridge

1 Corrine Street, Ocean Ridge

Picture taken from a helicopter of the boat basin at Ocean Ridge Natural Area  

ADA Accessible Paved Nature Trails Natural Surface Hiking Trails Information Signs Wildlife Viewing

The southern most jewel within Lake Worth Lagoon

Open Sunrise to Sunset, 365 Days a Year 

At a Glance

This 27-acre site is accessible by boat, bicycle, and on foot and contains two native Florida ecosystems:  maritime hammock and mangrove swamp. Red, black, and white mangrove trees provide places for wading birds to nest in the branches and juvenile fish and small crustaceans to hide among the mangrove prop roots just below the water line.

Wildlife Observed

  • Blue land crab
  • Yellow-crowned night-heron
  • Red-bellied woodpecker
  • West Indian manatee

Before You Go

This site is accessible by pedestrian traffic or kayak , canoe, or small boats.
There is no designated parking area.

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