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Meet Matt Dawson – Army Veteran & Outdoor Adventure Guide

MATT DAWSON For a man who was awarded Purple Heart for his military service in Afghanistan, you might think leading paddle board and bicycle tours is a little tame. But Matt Dawson says paddling on the waters around the Loxahatchee River and Jupiter Inlet is just the…

Meet Holly Hardy

HOLLY HARDY   At the Jupiter Outdoor Center, we call Holly Hardy – politely – Mighty Mouse. That’s because the slight mother of three has no problem keeping up with the other JOC employees hauling those kayaks and lifting those stand up paddle boards. And like the other JOC…

Meet The Staff!

Owner: Rick Clegg  Rick Clegg started Jupiter Outdoor Center in 1997 to share his enthusiasm for the outdoors. Rick’s interests are varied. He formerly owned Guanabanas, the popular waterfront tourist destination. He still owns a real estate brokerage, Weichert Realtors Sunshine Properties. He also owns a unique…

Exciting New Tour at the Lighthouse

Starting Jan. 10, you can take a guided tour of the waterways along the Jupiter Inlet and climb to the top of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse – all for one price! Visitors start the Climb & Paddle tour on the property at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse. The highlight is the breathtaking view from the top of the red…

Self-Guided Canoe and Kayak Exploration

Hit the water at Canoe Rentals. You’ll have a great time paddling the wild and scenic Loxahatchee River. Do you enjoy paddling kayaks and canoes but don’t like the hassle of hauling the boats on your car and cleaning them afterward? Rent a kayak or canoe from Canoe Rentals! With each boat rental you get…

The Cypress Canopy

Can you guess why this is our most popular trip? How about a canopied river, an incredible array of wildlife, tropical plants and even some South Florida “whitewater” action! The Cypress Canopy trip covers the upper section of the Loxahatchee River. It’s one trip you don’t want to miss! Your adventure starts at the launch…

Corporate Events and Family Reunions

Canoe Rentals is happy to work with you to create the perfect outdoor adventure for your corporate event or family reunion. We provide canoes and kayaks at our the Park rental center that will take you down the beautiful Loxahatchee, Florida’s first Wild and Scenic River. Your group will paddle cypress-lined waterways, past heron, egrets,…

Florida’s Black Seminoles at Riverbend Park

Amidst the quiet surrender of the old cypress and historic swamps, hear the haunting song of a story not often told. Masked in history and covered with time, the voices of the Black Seminole Indian Tribe calls out to you. Their remarkable story in large part was hidden beneath the earth until 1989. Now, you…

Internship Opportunities

Our last two interns. As students continue their search for an internship throughout the semester we are looking to continue our history of taking in student interns. With our busy season coming up this winter and spring, along with a packed summer schedule full of camps, tours, and lessons, the Jupiter Outdoor Center are looking for…