Daily Nature Walks
Join us for a guided exploration of MacArthur Beach State Park daily at 10 a.m. Free with Park Admission. Meet in front of Beach Outfitters Gift Shop, bring water, sunscreen and insect spray.
Annual Photography Contest
Take a great photograph while in the Park? Submit your photo any time prior to February 26, 2016 to participate in the Annual NatureScaping: An Outdoor Festival Photography Contest. Awards presented in each category and Best of Show.
Click Here for Photography Contest Entry Form YOUTH
Click Here for Photography Contest Entry Form ADULT
Nature Photography Workshops
Join us on the second Saturday of each month for technical and artistic instruction by a local professional. New adventures and exciting photography opportunities each month. Appropriate for all photographers from beginners to advanced; bring your own camera equipment – point and shoot or SLR. Wear light clothing, bring sun block and mosquito repellent. 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Fee is $35.00, does in include Park entrance fee.
Space is limited – click on date to register.
Join a Park Ranger on a walking tour through one of South Florida’s last remaining hardwood hammocks. There will be several species of butterflies to identify and observe. Also, learn which plants attract these winged wonders to your backyard. Reservations required, for more information and reservations call the Nature Center at (561) 624-6952. Free with Park admission.
Join us as we explore the seasonal and resident birds of the Park. Walks are scheduled each month on Sundays around the low tide in order to see our wading birds in the estuary. Reservation required; call Art Carton, Park Specialist, at 561-776-7449 Ext. 109 for dates and times. The program is free with Park Admission. Meet in front of the Gift Shop, bring binoculars, water bottle, sunscreen and insect spray.
Fish Tank Interpretation
Learn about our Loggerhead Sea Turtle, tropical fish and other creatures at feeding time and learn more about these amazing creatures. Every Sunday in the Nature Center at 11 a.m.
Meet King Henry, our resident King Snake, learn about the habits and habitats of our native snakes. Every Sunday in the Nature Center at 2 p.m.
Intro to Kayaking
Join us in the Amphitheater for land-based instruction focusing on types of kayaks, necessary kayaking gear and basic paddling skills. The program is offered on the first Sunday of each month at 10 a.m. Free with Park admission.
Join us on the second and third Sunday of each month for Blue Grass Music in the Amphitheater from 1 to 3 p.m. Free with Park Admission.
Rent a Kayak and enjoy exploring our estuary, paddling out to Munyon Island and all the wildlife you can spot.
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