Dickinson State Park
This 10,000 acre park contains a wide range of
plants and wildlife. Visitors can go hiking, camp overnight, take
guided tours or paddle a canoe on the Loxahatachee River and visit
an old alligator trapper's site.
Open 7 days.
South Federal Hwy., South of Hobe Sound
For more information or to make reservations for the guided river
tours call 1-800-746-1466.
Coast Wildlife Hospital
The hospital provides information about the wildlife
in our area. A number of permanently impaired animals are kept
on site. The hospital will also arrange nature hikes at different
sites in the area.
Open Mon-Thur 11 AM to 2 PM.
Bridge Road West of Hobe Sound
Sound National Wildlife Refuge & Nature Center
The Wildlife refuge is 968 acres in two separate
parcels. The 312 mile beach area is a popular nesting site for
sea turtles. The mainland site offers a nature trail and museum
to promote environmental awareness. From Jan. 4th thru April 5th
guided hikes are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Refuge is open 7 days sunrise to sunset.
Nature center, Mon-Fri 9 AM to 3PM.
Federal Hwy. South of Hobe Sound
Barley Barber offers a mile long boardwalk through
a 400 acre freshwater cypress swamp preserve. You will see the
environment as it was over 100 years ago. There are hundreds of
species of wildlife and plants that are native to our area.
Open five days a week, two tours daily.
Near FPL Martin Plant west of Indiantown