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JUPITER CRUISES — ECO-TOURISM AT ITS BEST

7/1/2022 Jupiter Cruises Kayaking, bicycling, sight-seeing, diving, history and visiting manatees and sea turtles — here’s a fun bucket list of eco-tourism Jupiter cruises adventures. HIKING Wildness, beauty, history and adventure await visitors at Riverbend Park. Walk along the miles of hiking trails along the Wild and Scenic Loxahatchee River, visit the Farmstead, and picnic…

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June 30, 2022

Things To Do in Jupiter – CELEBRATE SUMMERTIME!!!

6/23/2022 Things to do in Jupiter SUMMER IS OUR GREAT ESCAPE While we certainly miss them, the tourists that have gone back home. With summer’s return on June 21, we have the waterways, roads and other outdoor attractions to ourselves. So let’s get out there and enjoy! HINT: Early mornings are best to see otters,…

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June 23, 2022

Paddle Boarding in Jupiter – 5 Top Snorkeling Spots

6/16/2022   PADDLE BOARDING 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 on your paddle boarding in Jupiter adventure. CATO’S BRIDGE In the shadow of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse…

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June 10, 2022

Memorial Day Events: Riverbend Park & Loxahatchee Kayaking

5/25/2022 Americans honor those who died in the service of their country of Memorial Day. Known unofficially as the first day summer, Memorial Day weekend is also a special time for families to enjoy the outdoors NURTURE WITH NATURE (Photos/Video: Bill DiPaolo) Floating under the shade of glistening green cypress trees, listening to the music…

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May 25, 2022

Riverbend Park — Wildlife Paradise in Jupiter

3/23/2022 RIVERBEND PARK – Look, Listen & Smell the Wildlife   Paddling down or bicycling along the Wild & Scenic Loxahatchee River, you’re likely to see scampering raccoons, yellow-bellied turtles basking in the sun and great blue herons prancing in the shallows as they seek out a meal in Riverbend Park. Sign up here for…

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March 23, 2022

Spring Things To Do in Jupiter – Full Moon, Paddle, Yoga

3/16/22 Things to do in Jupiter FULL   MOON     TOUR The next full moon, March 18, is known as the “worm moon.” Why? Warm weather brings earth worms to the top of the soil. That sounds the dinner bell for robins, cardinals and other hungry birds. Join JUPITER OUTDOOR CENTER expert guides for…

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March 16, 2022

Fun Things To Do in Jupiter – Riverbend Park

3/10/22 Things to do in Jupiter at Riverbend Park Take The Trapper Nelson Challenge! (Photo: KaneCenter.org) Anyone adventurous enough to take the Trapper Nelson Challenge with JUPITER OUTDOOR CENTER guides is following – make that paddling – in the path of one of Jupiter’s most famous and mysterious residents. To register for the things to…

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March 10, 2022

RIVERBEND PARK & Recreation – SPRING BREAK HEADQUARTERS

3/2/22 Outdoor Spring Break activities are available for students of all ages at Riverbend Park. PADDLE! A kayak or canoe trip on the shimmering waters of the Wild & Scenic Loxahatchee River is a fantastic way for students to learn about nature and have a fun time. After explaining safety and paddling instructions, JUPITER OUTDOOR…

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March 2, 2022

LOXAHATCHEE KAYAKING — PADDLING AT RIVERBEND PARK

2/24/22 LOXAHATCHEE KAYAKING – ALWAYS EXCITING! Your Loxahatchee kayaking tour starts out with a few basic lessons on paddling and safety on the Loxahatchee River. Life vests are recommended for all paddlers, and JUPITER OUTDOOR CENTER tour guides are happy to show you how to have the best, safest time on the river. Ask about…

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February 24, 2022

Make an Executive Decision on President’s Day – Go Paddling

2/17/22 Loxahatchee kayaking JUPITER OUTDOOR CENTER IS OPEN MONDAY, PRESIDENTS DAY! Presidents have said great things about the outdoors. Here’s a few to motivate you to get out there!   Theodore Roosevelt “Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your…

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February 17, 2022