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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

Things To Do in Jupiter – Meet Up for Adventure

2/8/22 Things To Do in Jupiter SAWFISH BAY PARK – PADDLE TO TURTLE COVE The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is straight ahead when you shove off in a kayak or stand-up paddle board from this mangrove-surrounded public park. JOC expert guides can help you spot manatees, sea turtles, birds and tropical fish. Or you can paddle out…

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February 8, 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