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Things To Do in Jupiter: Mangrove Mystery Tour with Jupiter Outdoor Center

Things To Do in Jupiter What is a mangrove?                     (Photos/Bill DiPaolo) Fingerlike, spooky, tough and loved by wildlife, mangroves are salt-tolerant plants that hug the shore along Jupiter Inlet waterways. You’ve likely seen their seedlings, greenish sticklings bobbing in the waves. They float horizontally for…

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January 20, 2022

Things To Do in Jupiter – Future Palm Beach County Leaders Take JOC Tour

Things To Do in Jupiter SADDLE UP! Wildlife, history, botany and just plain fun were all part of Thursday’s bicycle tour through the shady, windy trails of Riverbend Park with about 30 high school juniors from Leadership Palm Beach County. The students are recommended to the program by their schools. Each month, they spend a…

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January 14, 2022

Things To Do in Jupiter – Outdoor Activities in Riverbend Park

Things To Do in Jupiter Wildlife is Everywhere             Mornings – when the Loxahatchee River is smooth like glass and the air is cool — is the best time to check out all the animals in Riverbend Park. Otters, deer, turtles, great blue herons, alligators, owls are all around. Bring…

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January 7, 2022

Things To Do in Jupiter – 7 Fun Outdoor Ways to Start the New Year

Things To Do in Jupiter Catch The Sunrise (Photos/Bill DiPaolo) Head down to the beach, park your bicycle or vehicle along A1A, paddle out a kayak or stand-up paddle board, go out in your backyard — 7:08 a.m. Saturday is the moment the sun rises to start the New Year.     Start your New…

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December 31, 2021

Things To Do in Jupiter – Outdoor Places Open on Christmas Day

Things To Do in Jupiter A Jolly Christmas Day is Paddling on the Lox Paddling on the Wild & Scenic Loxahatchee River is a fun way to spend part of your holiday season. JUPITER OUTDOOR CENTER rents canoes and single and tandem kayaks. Hire one of our experienced, friendly guides to show you the wildlife, nature,…

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December 23, 2021

Things To Do in Jupiter — Full Moon Fun Weekend

Things To Do in Jupiter CHECK OUT THE NIGHT TIME SKY ON THE JUPITER INLET (Photos/Bill DiPaolo) Love Street Outdoor Center offers 30-minute and 60-minute boat tours along Jupiter Inlet waterways, leaving and coming back at Charlie and Joe’s at Love Street. Sit back, relax and enjoy the tour with our experienced boat captain who…

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December 17, 2021

Things To Do in Jupiter — Best Outdoor Christmas Decorations in Town

Things To Do In Jupiter Glittering Tree in Harbourside Place (Photos/Bill DiPaolo)   Santa’s Elves Take a Break at Abacoa Golf Club   Take a Sleigh…er, Boat Ride at LOVE STREET OUTDOOR CENTER                                Santa’s Elves Are Checking Lists at Lighthouse…

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December 10, 2021

Things To Do in Jupiter – 4 Outdoor Water Places to Take Your Dog

Things To Do In Jupiter  PADDLE WITH YOUR POOCH If you’re a lucky pet owner with a dog who likes to ride a paddle board, JUPITER OUTDOOR CENTER is your place. JOC staff will meet you at Sawfish Bay, DuBois Park or another location with paddle boards and other equipment. You just show up and…

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December 3, 2021

Things To Do in Jupiter – 4 Ways to Clean Up Environment & Have Outdoor Fun

THINGS TO DO IN JUPITER Town Clean Up   Join Elana and Save Smith, owners of One World Zero Waste, for a town cleanup on Saturday, Nov. 27. Participants should meet at the business at 10 a.m. at 354 South Cypress Dr., St. #1 in Tequesta. The phone number is 561-285-8511. One World Zero Waste…

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November 26, 2021

THINGS TO DO IN JUPITER – 5 Lighthouse Views on JOC Paddle Tour

THINGS TO DO IN JUPITER ONLY FROM A WATERCRAFT (Photo/Bill DiPaolo) Get this sunset view when you take a night guided kayak or stand-up paddle board tour on the pristine Jupiter Inlet waterways. JUPITER OUTDOOR CENTER rents watercraft for day and night tours leaving and going back to Sawfish Bay, DuBois Park and other locations….

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November 18, 2021

Things To Do in Jupiter – JOC Welcomes Navy Reservists On Paddling Tour on Lox River

THINGS TO DO IN JUPITER About a dozen U.S. Navy Reservists on Friday headed out for a paddling tour on the Wild & Scenic Loxahatchee River, a popular things to do in Jupiter adventure. The Navy reservists took the tour at JUPITER OUTDOOR CENTER  as part of their Chief Initiation Program, a process of transitioning select…

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November 12, 2021

Things To Do in Jupiter – 5 Spectacular Snorkeling Spots

THINGS TO DO IN JUPITER Limestone reefs, lush mangroves, tropical fish, munching parrot fish, sea turtles, manatees — those are some of the highlights of a day snorkeling in the pristine waters in and around Jupiter. CATO’S BRIDGE In the shadow of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum is this small drawbridge that links…

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November 4, 2021

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