On-Going Programs

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 19, 2018 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
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Butterfly Walk

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 reqNature & Butterfly Walks are regular Park activitiesuired, for more information and reservations call the Nature Center at (561) 624-6952. Free with Park admission.

Bird Walks

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.

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Snake Talk

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.

Learn about snakes each Sunday in the Nature Center at 3 p.m. following the snake feeding.

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 12 p.m. Free with Park admission.

Bluegrass Music

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.

Kayak Rentals

Rent a Kayak and enjoy exploring our estuary, paddling out to Munyon Island and all the wildlife you can spot.
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