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Outdoor paddling and biking activities on Loxahatchee and Jupiter Inlet waterways.

RIVERBEND PARK – PLEASE DON’T FEED THE ALLIGATORS

8/11/2022 Riverbend Park – Things To Do in Jupiter Watching alligators — from a distance — is a highlight when you take a canoe or kayak paddling tour on the Wild and Scenic Loxahatchee River at Riverbend Park with JUPITER OUTDOOR CENTER. BE CAREFUL!!!! Don’t touch them. Don’t toss food to the ‘gator, no matter…

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August 11, 2022

LOXAHATCHEE KAYAKING – GET YOUR STUDENT OUT THERE BEFORE SCHOOL STARTS!

Loxahatchee Kayaking 8/4/2020 Aug. 10 is the first day back to school, so get out there and enjoy a bicycle, boating or paddling adventure with your student before they hit the books. JUPITER OUTDOOR CENTER offers pedaling and paddling adventures at Riverbend Park. And we are open 365 days a year. Online reservations are recommended….

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August 3, 2022

RIVERBEND PARK – TRAPPER NELSON: THE MAN, THE MYTH

7/28/2022 TRAPPER NELSON (Photo/utube.com) Join Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Historian Josh Liller on Friday, July 29, 2022 to hear about the colorful life and mysterious death of Vince “Trapper” Nelson. Liller’s one-hour presentation includes rare photos and the latest research of perhaps Jupiter’s most legendary character. Admission is free. Liller is Historian for the Loxahatchee River…

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July 27, 2022

THINGS TO DO IN JUPITER — KAYAK & ECO-TOURISM

7/21/2022 Things To Do in Jupiter Kayaking, bicycling, diving, exploring history, tropical birds, manatees and sea turtles — here’s a fun bucket list of eco-tourism things to do in Jupiter adventures.   SNORKELING At Cato’s Bridge — a favorite snorkeling spot for locals  — spotting manatees, stingrays, seahorse families, and schools of squid, snook and…

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July 19, 2022

Canoeing in Jupiter – “Customer Quotes”

7/14/2022 Canoeing in Jupiter “LOOK AT ALL THE LITTLE FISH IN THERE!” That’s a recent revelation from one of our guests on a JUPITER OUTDOOR CENTER paddling tour, floating through the close-packed, sturdy mangroves north of Cato’s Bridge, Your canoeing in Jupiter tour begins into the clear waters of Sawfish Bay. Paddling toward the historic…

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July 14, 2022

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

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

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