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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

THINGS TO DO IN JUPITER – 5 Wildlife Critters to Look For

2/3/22 Things To Do in Jupiter Woodpeckers, owls, spoonbills, red-tailed hawks, ibis, great blue herons – Loxahatchee River is their home. Take a Pedal and Paddle tour with JUPITER OUTDOOR CENTER and your guide will show you places like Cowpen Lake where they gather and feed. To make a reservation, click here. A great things…

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February 3, 2022

Things To Do in Jupiter – 5 Fab Outdoor Photo Stops

1/26/22 Things To Do in Jupiter   AAAH….The Air Conditioned Part of A1A! Wide, tall and shady, the “tunnel of trees” lining Bridge Road bring welcome relief to bike riders on a warm day. Take a guided bicycle tour with JUPITER OUTDOOR CENTER and see the sights along A1A on beautiful Jupiter Island. To make…

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January 26, 2022

Things To Do in Jupiter: Mangroves! Mangroves! Mangroves!

1/20/22 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 a month or so after dropping from the tree….

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January 20, 2022

Things To Do in Jupiter – County Leaders Take JOC Tour

1/14/22 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…

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January 14, 2022

Things To Do in Jupiter – Outdoors at Riverbend Park

1/7/22 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 your binoculars. Or…

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January 7, 2022