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Lake Worth Lagoon
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.
1 Corrine Street, Ocean Ridge
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.
- 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.